Open Water SCUBA Diving Training

Open Water SCUBA Training

Duration: 8 hours

DESCRIPTION

The Open Water course consists of four dives in which you will repeat the skills you practiced in the pool.

Beofre each dive, your instructor will brief you about the training exercises and the dive site. During each dive, you will spend at least 20 minutes underwater and you will perform few exercises. After each dive, you will log your dive.

OBJECTIVES

The objective of this course is to ensure that the students mastered the open water skills for safe diving.

AUDIENCE

Anyone who loves the sea and wishes to learn SCUBA diving.

PREREQUISITES

The student should have completed at least pool modules 1, 2, and 3 before the first two open water dives and module 4 and 5 before the last two open water dives.

SCUBA Diving 01
SCUBA Diving 02
SCUBA Diving 03
SCUBA Diving 04

COURSE CONTENTS

Open Water Dive 1

  • Briefing
  • Equipment preparation
  • Don and adjust equipment
  • Predive safety check
  • Entry
  • Buoyancy/weight check
  • Controlled descent (max 12 m/40 ft)
  • Underwater exploration
  • Ascent
  • Exit
  • Debrief and log dive

Open Water Dive 2

  • Briefing
  • Equipment preparation
  • Don and adjust equipment
  • Predive safety check
  • Entry
  • Buoyancy/weight check
  • (Cramp removal self and buddy)*
  • (25 metre/yard tired diver tow)*
  • (Snorkel/regulator exchange)*
  • Controlled descent (max. 12 m/40 ft)
  • Buoyancy control — fin pivot, low pressure inflator
  • Partial and complete mask flood and clear
  • Regulator recovery and clearing
  • Alternate air source use stationary and AAS assisted ascent
  • Underwater exploration and buoyancy control
  • Ascent
  • (Weight removal at the surface)*
  • Exit
  • Debrief and log dive

Open Water Dive 3

  • Briefing
  • Equipment preparation
  • Don and adjust equipment
  • Predive safety check
  • Entry
  • Buoyancy/weight check
  • (50 metre/yard straight line surface swim with compass)*
  • Free descent with reference to 6-9 metres
  • max dive depth 18 m/60 ft
  • Buoyancy control — neutral buoyancy on bottom, fin pivot oral
  • Complete mask flood and clear(CESA)*
  • Underwater exploration
  • Ascent
  • (Remove and replace weight system at the surface)*
  • (Remove and replace scuba unit at the surface)*
  • Exit
  • Debrief and log dive

Open Water Dive 4

  • Briefing
  • Equipment preparation
  • Don and adjust equipment
  • Predive safety check
  • Entry
  • Buoyancy/weight check
  • Free descent without reference no deeper than 18 metres/60 feet
  • Buoyancy control — hovering
  • Mask removal, replacement and clearing
  • (Underwater navigation with compass)*
  • Underwater exploration
  • Ascent
  • Exit
  • Debrief and log dive