The Brighton Dive Centre

Open Water Diver

open-water-imageIf you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons and see the world beneath the waves, this is where the adventure starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. We have taught thousands of people to scuba dive, who have gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world!

For the PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older and you need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health.

What will you learn?
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development via Tablet or PC to understand the principles of scuba diving
  • Confined Water Dives to learn the basic scuba skills, as well as practise buoyancy control and communication skills
  • Dives in open water to use your skills and explore!

How can you start learning now?
Come and see us at Ocean View to join the next course. You can contact us at any time to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.

What scuba gear will you use?
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to properly use all scuba gear, including mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a air tank.

Please give us a call at Ocean View for further information on 01903 767224 or email


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