FAQs

FAQs

The simple answer is no, you cannot dive alone as a PADI Open Water diver.

However the PADI Self Reliant Diver course teaches you to learn self reliance either whilst diving with a buddy or alone. The course is ideal for divers with a passion for photography or videography. The prerequisite for this course is a minimum of Advanced Open Water certified with no less than 100 logged dives. To qualify you must also complete a dive skills assessment.

A diving course at Discovery Diver Center takes 2-3 days depending on the course.

The Scuba Diving Course is a 2 day-course with online study. This is will allow you to dive down to a maximum of 12m with a PADI Professional anywhere in the world in similar diving conditions. The course consists of 3 sections: online dive theory, confined swimming pool sessions and 2 Open Water dives.

The Open Water Diver course is a 2-3 day course with online study. This will allow you to dive down to a maximum depth of 18m anywhere in the world in similar diving conditions. The course consists of 3 sections: online dive theory, confined swimming pool sessions and 4 Open Water dives.

The Advanced Open Water Diver course is a 2 day course comprising of 5 adventure dives and some online study. 2 of the Adventure Dives must be a Deep Dive and Underwater Navigation Dive. The remaining 3 Adventure Dives can be selected from a compiled list.

The Rescue Diver course is a 2-3 day course with online study. You will learn how to take responsibility for your buddy and how to rescue them. The course consists of 3 sections: online dive theory, confined swimming pool session and a minimum of 2 Open Water dives.

An Advanced Open Water diver can dive to a maximum depth of 30m.

This is one of the two compulsory Adventure Dives of the Advanced Open Water Course. On your Deep Adventure Dive you will dive with an instructor to a maximum of 30m. With an instructor or buddy you will plan and manage gas use, establish no stop dive limits, compare dive computer (or depth gauges), colour changes at depth and surface. Ascend at a rate not exceeding 18m/min using a computer (or depth gauge and timing device).

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