PADI Open Water Diver

Course Structure & What You’ll Learn

Theory 1

(Tuesday 1900-2230)

  • The underwater world & diving environment
  • What’s pressure & how does it affects you underwater
  • Scuba diving most important rule
  • Buoyancy & how to control it
  • Buddy system & communication underwater
  • Scuba diving equipment
  • Health for diving

Theory 2

(Wednesday 1900-2230)

  • Dive planning, stay within your limits
  • General rules, understanding and usage of Recreation Dive Planner (RDP)
  • Exams >: )

Practical Pool

(Saturday 1300-1900 or Sunday 0900-1600)

  • Equipment assembly & familiarization
  • Weight adjustment
  • Buddy check
  • Entry and exit
  • Proper Ascent & Descent
  • Equalize, equalize & equalize
  • Buoyancy and controlling it
  • Hand signals
  • Basic scuba diving skills like mask removal & replacement, fin pivot etc.

Open Water Dives

  • Dive briefing and planning
  • Equipment setup and buddy check
  • Entry & exit method
  • Buoyancy check and control
  • Proper ascent and decent
  • Equalize, equalize & equalize
  • Basic scuba diving skills like mask removal & replacement, fin pivot etc.
  • Hand signals
  • Enjoy the freedom of being ‘weightless’ underwater & the ability to breathe and stay underwater
  • Observe, Explore, Admire the magnificent scenery of the underwater world that diving can offer you


What is required?

Age 15 and above (Junior Open Water Diver for 10-14 yr old)
200m swim or 300m swim with mask, fins & snorkel at your comfortable pace
Able to Tread/ Float on water without flotation aid for 10mins
Your willingness to learn


Tioman Island / Dayang Island


Referral Option


Theory and Pool Only. No certification included.

PADI Manual with dive planner
  2 Theory Classes
1 Pool Session
Equipment Rental (excl Soft Gear Rental)
Referral form

The Next Diving Course to take

After you are certified, you should try out our PADI Specialties like;

Or alternatively, we try out yoru new skills with us on our dive trips.

Dive Shop / Online Store

Looking for affordable dive equipment or just browsing for new suit? Eko Divers diveshop has a wide range of diving products at affordable price.


Contact Eko Divers

Address: Blk. 13 Yorkhill
#01-44 S162013

Phone: (+65) 6327 4408.






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