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PADI Open Water Referral Course

PADI Open Water Referral Course


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PADI Beginner Open Referral Course

Who should take this course?

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Referral course (or Junior Open Water Referral course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

In this course you attend all the Knowledge Developement classes and pool sessions that you would normally do in the Open Water course then the 4 Open Water Dives are done whilst you're on holiday saving you valuable time and enabling you to make the most of your Diving whilst on Holiday.

What will you learn?

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development, independent study or in a classroom to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • Open Water Dives are completed in another PADI Dive Centre on holiday (Open Water dives payable locally)

Short on time? The  PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.

How can you start learning now?

Enroll in our Open Water Referral Course– and you can start learning right away. The PADI Open Water Diver Course gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace, Get started now!

What scuba gear will you use?

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water. Use of this is included in the course at no extra charge..excluding Drysuits as there is an added cost to use a Drysuit.

Check with us about the gear you’ll use during this course and get advice about everything you need from our PADI Instructors.

Next Step

Breathing underwater for the first time is something you’ll never forget, so don’t wait.

  • Sign up for the Open Water Referral Course and start learning right away. You can purchase this course online and we can send all the materials out to you to get started
  • Enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course at our Dive Centre in Sunderland
  • Please note Omni Finance Options cannot be used with this product.


A completed medical form must be completed prior to you starting your course and can be found here:

Please be aware that Sunderland Scuba Centre hold the right to refuse refunds for unwanted goods and courses in store

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