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SSI Open Water Diver - Scuba Diving Certification

  • Location Plymouth
  • Price from £540.00
  • Diving
  • Mindful escape
  • Learn new skills
  • Adrenaline fix

Highlights

Anyone can learn to scuba dive in Plymouth, Devon! Our instructors have over 20 years of experience and have taught thousands of students from all over the world, so you know you’re in safe hands.

Once you’re in the open water, Plymouth really shines! From incredible underwater species to famous wrecks (Scylla, The James Egan Layne, The Coronation, The Persier), it’s safe to say Britain’s Ocean City isn’t short of history or beauty.

Open Water Diver & Junior Open Water Diver qualifies students as competent and confident scuba divers. On completion of this course, divers 14 and over are able to travel the world scuba diving. This is just the start of a great adventure… 

 The SSI Open Water Diver certification spans four days and includes theory (both online and in-person), six pool/confined water dives, and four open water dives.

Please Note: The weekend courses are two consecutive weekends, not 9 days long!

Skills covered include:
– SSI & the SSI philosophy
– dive equipment use, checks & care
– entry & exit techniques
– buoyancy techniques
– regulator breathing, clearing & retrieval
– mask clearing, removal & replacement
– controlled descents & ascents
– finning techniques
– safety training (air sharing, equipment exchanges etc)
– free descents
– scuba-specific rescue skills

Course Prerequisites:
– To be age 10 and over (age 10-14 is Junior Open Water Diver, 14+ is Open Water Diver)
– To fill out a medical history form

Included in the price is kit rental as well as Sound Diving Club Membership, which means you save money on all your dives!

If you don't see the course dates that you'd like, or wish to request a different course, we're always happy to help!

Please note prices are non-refundable if cancelled within 24hours of event.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Charity fundraising
  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties
  • School groups

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

    What's included

  • Transportation Please be aware that on some occasions, students/guardians may need to drive themselves to fit in with Covid-19 guidelines.
  • Equipment Kit rental included in price.
  • Other Sound Diving Club Membership

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other Towel, swim suit/shorts/bikini, face mask, hand sanitiser.

Cancellations

Custom Policy

Cancellations From You
Covid-19 Policy: Free rebookings if your own health or lockdown stops play.
Normal Policy: Free rebookings up to a week before the course date. If unable to re-book, we can do a refund minus the cost of course materials already sent (up to £100 - depending on which course).

Cancellations From Us
Unfortunately, sometimes the weather works against us so badly that we need to cancel a dive. We only do this when we have to, and we do it for the safety of everyone involved. If we need to cancel we will let you know as soon as we make our decision via text and re-book for a time that suits.

Location

Plymouth

Provider

Sound Diving

Sound Diving

Sound Diving is the experience provider for SSI Open Water Diver - Scuba Diving Certification