This certification allows for ample dive experience and is a good warm-up for the Open Water Diver course if that's your ultimate goal. PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to:
Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor or Instructor to a maximum depth of 12 meters.
Obtain air fills, rent or purchase scuba equipment and participate in other diving activities as long as they have the required supervision
Continue their dive training and complete PADI Open Water Diver certification and other courses such as Project AWARE and equipment specialty courses
What do I need to start?
Be of 15 years of age or above (10 years of age for PADI Junior Scuba Diver)
Before any in-water, you will complete a pre-dive medical form at our centre. Please check the Medical Form to see if you are fit to dive.
What will I do?
All the basics of scuba diving through knowledge development, a set of scuba skills in the pool that you'll use again during open water dives, and an appreciation for the underwater world that will keep you coming back for more bottom time every chance you get! During the course, you'll cover material and practice skills related to topics such as:
Buoyancy skills including comfortable ascents and descents, and breathing underwater
Staying warm underwater, streamlining your swimming skills and buddy diving techniques
Diving environments and aquatic life you're likely to encounter
Preventing common problems underwater
During the course you will need to complete the following:
Knowledge Development and Theory Parts 1-3
Confined (Pool) Sessions 1-3
Open Water Dives 1 and 2
What Scuba Gear Will I Use
You'll use all the basic scuba gear which will be included with your course.
What's included in the course fee?
We also provide free hotel pick up/drop offs in St Pauls Bay, Bugibba, Qawra and Xemxija.
BOOK TO SECURE YOUR SPACE:
If you are planning your PADI Scuba Diver course in advance, you will need to pay a €100 deposit, which secures your place on the course, and allows us to issue your eLearning (please note that we will also need your date of birth before this can be issued). If this is what you want to do click the PAY DEPOSIT button now.
PAYING YOUR BALANCE:
If you have already paid your deposit prior to arriving at NDS then you need to pay the remaining course balance. You can do this now by clicking the PAY BALANCE button and we can take you diving.