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  PADI Open Water Referral Course (Pool+Classroom)

 

Our Price: $295.00

Availability:: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Product Code: BDC-OPENWATERTUITION


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Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.

The $295 covers your tuition to the classroom session and pool session. All your scuba gear (BCD, regulator w/ gauges, tanks and weights) is also included in the $295 tuition fee.You will need your own Mask,Fins,Snorkel of Scuba quality. Sporting goods snorkeling sets are not designed for scuba divers so they will not be allowed. The PADI Open Water Referral Course is held on various Saturdays from 9am-3pm Classroom at our store in Northbrook and our pool session is the following Saturday at Bensenville Waters Edge Aquatic Center Pool from 12pm-4pm. PADI programs are performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. We keep the Instructor to student ratio small and personal. One instructor to four students. This allows us to teach the class and pool all in one day.

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Before you attend class you need to read the entire PADI Open Water Diver manual. In that manual there are 5 chapters and at the end of each chapter is a knowledge review. The knowledge review is homework for class and consists of 15-20 short answer, multiple choice questions. The knowledge reviews must be completed by each student and is required for entry to class.

Once the classroom and pool session are completed you are required to-do 4 open water dives in a true open water environment. You can finish your dives at any PADI dive center anywhere in the world. The PADI student referral is not included in the course fee and is an additional $25.


Prerequisites:

What is Included in the $250 Course fee:

  • All your scuba gear (BCD, regulator w/ gauges, tanks and weights) is included
  • Tuition to one classroom session 9am-3pm and one pool session 6pm-10pm

What is not Included:

  • The PADI student referral has a $25 fee which is not included in the course tuition fee.
  • Open Water Diver Manual and Learning Materials
  • Mask, Snorkel & Boots/Fins
    • we have an excellent selection for every diver and every budget, or if you have your own, you are welcome to use them as long as they are Scuba quality
    • Swimsuit and towel for pool session


If you think you have a medical issue please print this form and have your doctor sign off that it is OK for you to participate scuba:
**If you have any questions feel free to contact us 827-827-3100

There is a 7 day cancellation/change of class date policy. If you cancel and/or want to change dates it must be before 7 days from your original class date.
If you are a NO SHOW/don't show up to your scheduled class then there is a $50 rescheduling fee.
If you cancel or try to move classes before a 7 day notice from your original class date then there will be a $50 rescheduling fee. We do this because when you sign up for a date we hold a space and reserve an instructor for you.
We need at least a 7 day notice to make changes within our instructional staff and rental equipment on-hand.
All rescheduling fee's are not covered in course fees or tuition.

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