Scuba Schools International Course - Open Water Diver“

Your ticket to the underwater world - the Open Water certificate."

This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the        SSI Open Water Diver certification.

Contact us to schedule your personal orientation and we will answer all of your questions and help you begin the adventure!

Course Content Includes:
  • Your Body and the Environment

  • Using your Life Support Equipment Underwater

  • Breathing Gas and the Effects on Your Body

  • The Value of a Dive Buddy and Executing your Dives

  • The Ocean and your Diving Opportunities

  • Your Scuba Diving Experiences and Beyound

  • Dive Planning with Tables

  • Swim Test - You will be required to complete a 200 yard swim, not timed, and a 10 minute tread water.

  • Must be at least 10 years old

What Do I Need to Bring:
  • You will need a swimsuit, a towel and your own scuba quality snorkeling gear at all pool and
    open water-training sessions.

  • We will provide all Scuba gear for your training.

  • You will, however, be required to have your own snorkeling gear. During your orientation, you
    can choose your snorkeling equipment from our onsite dive shop prior to your class.

  • You will be professionally fitted for your equipment and receive a discount on all gear
    purchased during your class. The gear that we carry is of the highest quality and reasonably

  • The Classroom session and open water training dives will be held at Mermet Springs.

  • Pool sessions may be held at an area pool to be announced prior.


Training Materials:

Upon making a deposit for this program, you will receive an email with a link to your digital training program. You must complete all quizzes with a score of 100% before you arrive for class.  There will be a multiple-choice exam at the end of the classroom portion.  You must pass the final exam with a score of 80% or higher.

Training Dives:
  • You will complete 5 training dives over 2 days for certification

Class Fees:

Total cost for the class is $340.00

  • $290 includes all classroom time, pool time, air fills, scuba equipment, instructor, & entry fees.

  • $50 pays for your digital home study program, certification fees, your digital certification card, certification card, and diploma

  • A deposit of $100 plus purchasing your digital kit will hold your place in class.

  • Note: there will be a $50 rescheduling fee for anyone canceling class with less than a 7 day notice.

  • All classes should be scheduled at least 7 days in advance.

SSI Open Water
SSI Open Water Diver