SSI Open Water Diver

The SSI Open Water Diver certification will allow you to dive anywhere in the world, with whoever you want. This globally recognised certification is your first step in your scuba diving journey. Explore the hidden underwater world!

Description

If you want to be able to scuba dive anywhere in the world then the SSI Open Water Diver is the first step in your journey. By completing this internationally recognised certification, you'll join the other underwater explorers and get experiences that most people can only dream of.

Learning to dive is easier than you think, with personalised training and in-water practice sessions with our experienced instructors will ensure you have the experience to become comfortable underwater.

Structure

We are one of the only SSI Dive Centres in South Wales that allows you to complete the SSI Open Water Diver course in just 3 days. We do this through supported self study which you can complete at home in your own time before spending a day with us at the pool and then 2 days completing your open water dives.

  • Knowledge Development (Supported independent study)
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic Scuba Diving skills
  • Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore the underwater world

We offer the following options for the SSI Open Water Diver course:

  • SSI Open Water Diver Course – £390 - Includes the confined water instruction, knowledge development & exams and 4 open water dives.
  • SSI Open Water Diver (Referral) – £190 – Does not include 4 Open Water qualifying dives or certification.
  • SSI Open Water Qualifying Dives – £240 - Does not include the confined water dives and exams.

Why Learn with Ocean Quest

Ocean Quest has been teaching people to scuba dive for almost 25 years, having been established in 1998. Based in Cardiff, Swansea and Porthcawl our instructors have taught thousands of others to dive all over the world and have dived all four corners of the world themselves.

Ocean Quest is an award winning scuba diving training centre and South Wales' oldest too, so you couldn't be in more experienced hands. Dive in now!

Our prices are fully inclusive, including:

  • Fully Qualified Professional Instruction
  • All Scuba Diving equipment hire
  • Cylinder tanks and air fills
  • Comprehensive Professional Centre Insurance

SSI Certifications & Courses

SSI Try Scuba

Feel what it's like to breath underwater, go scuba diving in confined water and earn the SSI Try Scuba recognition card. 

Conducted in our swimming pool, the SSI Try Scuba program is a diving adventure the whole family can enjoy.
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SSI Open Water Diver

The SSI Open Water Diver certification will allow you to dive anywhere in the world, with whoever you want. 

This globally recognised certification is your first step in your scuba diving journey. Explore the hidden underwater world!
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SSI Advanced Adventurer

After you've completed the SSI Open Water Diver certification, this is the next step. With the SSI Advanced Adventurer, you'll learn to extend your dive times, reduce your air consumption and dive deeper.  
You'll start to become a confident and safe diver whose comfortable underwater.
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SSI Specialties

Continue you diving adventure by improving specific skills or learning a completely new specialty. Diver deeper, perfect your buoyancy, take great photos, understand the tides or learn to deal with stress and rescue situations. 

There's 18 specialties to choose from.
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SSI Dive Guide

Do you dream of having a career in diving? 

The SSI Dive Guide course will teach you to lead other certified divers underwater, giving you the skills and experience to ensure others can enjoy your passion safely.
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