Open Water Diver

Learn to Scuba Dive in Cardiff, Swansea, Bridgend and South Wales with Ocean Quest the Longest running most certified Scuba Diving Facility in Wales.

 Ocean Quest is South Wales Premier 5 star Scuba Diving and Watersports Facility. Established in 1998 in Cardiff, Swansea and Porthcawl Ocean Quest is the longest running Suba Diving Training facility in South Wales. We have facilitated Scuba Diving Instruction and Training For 1000’s of Divers from beginner courses through to instructional level and has an impeccable qualification and safety record. We are the ONLY Scuba Diving center with training facilities is Cardiff, Swansea and Bridgend.

Ocean Quest has won numerous awards within the Scuba Diving and Watersports Industry including the prestigious PADI International Key Man Centre of the year award, the most prestigious acknowledgement awarded by PADI International (The Professional Association of Diving Instructors), the leading awarding governing body in Scuba Diving Education, training and Development.

PADI Open Water Diver

Learn to dive with Ocean Quest, the premier PADI Scuba Diving Instructional and retail centre in South Wales. Based in Cardiff, Swansea, and Porthcawl and instructors world wide. Ocean Quest are an award wining school established since 1998. Dive in now!

The PADI Open Water Dive course is your ticket into the undersea world. PADI is the Worldwide Scuba Diving Training organisation currently training over 80% of the worlds diving population.

The Open Water Diving Course is a structured plan of practical and theoretical sessions to start you off as an established internationally recognised scuba diver.This first qualification allows you to scuba dive anywhere in the world for a lifetime!

The course is in three parts, Part 1 and 2 consisting of learning the basic skills of how to scuba dive in a swimming pool and diving theory sessions. Theory takes the form of informal instruction and guidance. After reading the manual and watching a video, you can discuss topics of interest with your instructor in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. This helps you gain a strong knowledge base which you will take with you to the swimming pool. The Practical sessions lets you practice all the theory you have learned in a safe and fun enviroment of the swimming pool. Under the supervision of your instructor, you will practice all the skills needed for enjoyable diving in the open waters of the world.

Part 1 and 2 includes:

  • Personal Proffesional Instruction (theory and practical)
  • Your manual’s, paperwork, enrolement forms and Crew Pack
  • All diving equipment hire.
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • Cylinder Fills

Part 3 consists of Four Open Water Guided Dives. Your instructor will take you to an open water location where, you will complete four guided Open Water Dives, again under expert proffesional instruction. This is the opportunity to try out all you have learned in part 3, in the big blue.

If you prefer however, you can complete your open water training by doing a Referral course. You simply pick anywhere in the world where you wish to complete your four open water dives, we find you a PADI dive school nearby and refer you to them or we’ll take you there and train you ourselves. It’s as easy as that!

Part 3 Includes:-

  • All Personal Instruction
  • All equipment Hire
  • Air fills / pool entrance fees
  • PADI International Worldwide certification
  • Fully Comprehensive Insurance

Complete Part 3 and that’s it! You have a qualification that is recognised all over the world enabling you to hire equipment and dive safely up to 18 metres. Plus, once you have passed with us, you join all the other trained divers from Ocean Quest on organised trips away and other social activities.

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