Open Water Scuba Diver

    Lean-to dive and open up a magical underwater world!

    Get Smart, Get Wet, Go Diving it's as easy as that! With online learning prior to arrival a pool onsite and three boats at our disposal, Big Blue Tech is a great place to begin your dive training.

    Our focus is on helping you become a great diver and having fun during the course, with instructors who will train using the latest techniques and who themselves are diving at the highest level we are confident that you will be the "best you can be" on completion.

    This course is only available if pre-booked as completion of the on-line academics is required before arrival, maximum group size is four and customer's can request the one "1 on 1" option or "my group only" option without any price premium.  

    Big Blue Tech is primarily an SDI and TDI training facility, so we recommend SDI as your certifying agency for this course. 


    What's Involved?

    Who this course is for:

    • Persons desiring to obtain a Scuba Diving certification
    • Persons interested in underwater exploration

    Course prerequisites

    • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

    See Junior Open Water Scuba Diver Course here. (10 – 14 years old)

    What you can expect to learn:

    The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Course will cover all of the necessary skills and knowledge for open water scuba diving, including:

    • The aquatic environment: vision, light, sound, heat loss, tides, currents, waves, surge, etc.
    • Physics and physiology: buoyancy, pressure, air spaces, breathing compressed air, mixed gases, etc.
    • Dive equipment selection, assembly, use and maintenance
    • Dive planning
    • Basic scuba skills including mask and regulator skills, swimming underwater, buoyancy control, basic rescue techniques, and emergency procedures
    • And much more!

    What’s in it for you:

    Upon successful completion of the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, graduates may:

    • Conduct open water dives in conditions similar to their training
    • Continue their dive education by enrolling in SDI Advanced Diver and Specialty courses

    SDI Open Water Scuba Diver minimum requirements:

    • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution
    • Satisfactorily complete the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver knowledge quests or equivalent online learning course
    • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently

    How long will it take?

    What do I need to start?


    Am I Fit to Dive?

    Read this Medical questionnaire,if you can answer yes to any of the questions, you may require medical clearance to enroll on a diving course. Email us if you want more information.

    10% Equipment Discount


    Add Promotion Code BBT- OWD to your booking comments to receive your a 10% discount on equipment purchases during your Open Water course.

    Offer only applies to Sidemount course's

    booked online.


    18,000 Baht Including all equipment. materials and certification on successful completion of the Open Water Scuba Diver Course.

    Certification options: SDI, SSI & PADI.


    Bespoke options:

    Big Blue Tech can tailor any combination of courses our customers require, with experienced instructors who offer exceptional training.

    Please contact us below with any questions.

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