Open Water Class Private Referral

PADI Open Water Scuba Diver course.

Private Training with Open Water as a Referral

THREE Bonuses as a participant at 
Pacific Watersports:

1) You will receive up to a $25 Equipment Certificate that can be used towards the purchase of a SCUBA mask, fins, snorkel or can be used on a combination of equipment of $200 or more while you are in our course (off of retail prices).

2) You will receive a $20 Training Certificate that can be used for Adventures in Diving Course (Advanced Course).  This would be the next course you may decide to tak
e after Open Water Scuba Diver.

3) You will receive a Rental Equipment Certificate, good for renting equipment for 20% off the retail rental rates.

With this option you will be taught as a private group between one and four friends or family members. There will be a private orientation (offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday), two to three pool training sessions (pool sessions offered Tuesday or Sunday evenings).  (The number of pool training sessions varies on the number of participants).

This is for participants that only wish to complete their classroom (eLearning option only offered for this program) and pool training here.  Once completed you’ll receive a referral packet with all the necessary information to take to your next destination for completing your open-water training. 

You will schedule the Open Water Dives at your next destination, normally in a tropical location.  People usually use this option when they plan on only diving tropical and have a vacation planned.  We can help you find a PADI Facility at your next destination or you can check them out at click on DIVE SHOPS.  This PADI Facility is who will conduct your four open water dives.

Important Steps and Requirements

  • Prerequisites :
    Good general physical/health, and basic swimming ability, minimum age limit of 12.  You will need to complete a continuous 200-yard swim or 300-yard snorkel swim, not timed and ten-minute float/tread water.  
  • REVIEW:  The Divers Medical Questionnaire to in advance and if any questions are answered with a Yes, you may be required to obtain a Doctors approval using this form before any in water training.  READ form carefully as the dating is DAY/MONTH/YEAR Divers Medical Questionnaire - download form HERE.
  • Cost Includes:
    eLearning fee, your own personal Participant Training eLearning kit, includes; Diver Log Book & Training Record and Carrying Portfolio, Scuba Equipment use, Pool Facility use (you will need to furnish your own personal scuba quality mask, snorkel, fins and inflatable safety signaling device (SMB) by second pool session)
  • Call  503-642-3483  to schedule dates and start registration for this program.

         Total for the complete course is.....$ 575.00 for one participant (call for cost if more than one)

  • Things you provide to the Referral Instructor:
    Once you have successfully completed the classroom and pool sessions, you will need to provide all of the necessary paperwork.  We will supply you with a packet of all the necessary required referral forms, information, tropical gear checklist and temperature chart.

There is a $25.00 cancellation fee once charges have been processed if participant training eLearning kit has not been used and cancelled 10 days prior to orientation date. If cancelled less than 10 days before orientation date your $125.00 deposit will be forfeited. Once you have started the program there is no refund on fees paid.

Sign Up for your PADI Open Water Diver eLearning Course here

ATTENTION Open Water eLearners: If you plan to continue your training with Pacific Watersports eLearning crew-kit is included in cost DON'T PURCHASE.

NOTE: Once eLearning fee is paid online, this is non-refundable but you can transfer this to your next destination if you plan to complete your pool and/or open water training at a different destination.

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