Open Water Diver Course
Academic and Confined Water Class
||You have several choices for the
academic portion of the Open
Water Diver Course: a traditional class (scheduled sessions with an
instructor) or self-study at your own pace at your own home. Today, most
students choose to use one of the self-study options, as you read, study
and learn on your own pace and on your own schedule. You have the choice
of VHS, DVD, CD-ROM, or, if you have internet access (preferably high
speed), an online program. With the CD-ROM and online programs, there is
no manual to read, you just follow the program!
||The confined water portion of your training or, what we
call pool fun, is usually accomplished in two or three 3 to 4 hour
||We teach a logical, foundation building method so that
important skills become second nature. Confidence and competence is key.
||Mask, fins, and snorkel are required for each student.
All other equipment will be provided including a dive computer. All
instruction includes the use of a personal dive computer. A computer
will keep track of your dive while you have fun!
||Minimum class size is two students. Private classes are
available at an additional cost.
||Whatever option you choose for academic and confined
water training, the cost is the same- $300. This includes all materials,
pool use fees, your choice of student kit (VHS, DVD, CD-ROM, or
Online), a logbook, and all
equipment (other than mask, fins and snorkel).
Open Water Certification
||The open water certification completes the Open Water
Diver Course. Students are not certified to dive without supervision
until they complete the open water certification.
||Open water certifications are usually completed in Utah
Homestead Crater or
Bonneville Seabase. But
also available locally (Blue Mesa reservoir or local ponds) Lake
Powell, Blue Hole New Mexico
||Minimum class size is two students. Private trips can
be arranged at an additional cost.
||For our certifications in Utah, good estimate of cost
is $325.00 per person. This includes accommodations, entry fees, rental
equipment, etc. This estimate is based on one night's stay and double
occupancy for hotel rooms. Your meals and transportation are not
included. Upon successful completion of Open Waters, your certification
card (C-card) will cost $20.00. Costs can vary. We'll let you know exact
costs as soon as we know them!