Tropical Open Water Referral Diver Course August 20th – 21st


The Open Water Diver Course is your ticket to a lifetime of adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.

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Tropical Open Water Referral Diver Course Overview

Now is the time to dive into the Tropical PADI Open Water Referral Diver course! Going on Vacation? Want to Learn to Scuba Dive? Sign up for the Tropical Open Water Referral program and minimize your classroom and study time while on vacation.  Head straight to the Open Water!  Do your knowledge development, exams and pool sessions with us then head on to another PADI Dive Shop anywhere in the world to complete your ocean dives and earn your PADI Open Water Certification!

Benefits of Tropical Open Water Referral Diver Course:

  • Finish your Open Water Ocean Dives in the Tropics or anywhere in the world with a PADI 5-Star Dive Shop



What Where Days Time
Classroom Sessions / Pool

  • 200M/10min Float Test
  • Confined Water 1 – 3
  • Reading Assignment
    • Knowledge Development Chapters 1 – 3
  • Quiz 1 – 3
UBC Life Room 0022 / Lord Byng Pool  Aug 20th 9:00am-4:00pm
Classroom Sessions / Pool

  • Confined Water 4 – 5
  • Reading Assignment
    • Knowledge Development Chapters 4 & 5
  • Quiz 4
  • Final Exam
  • Drysuit Orientation (Optional see Silver/Gold Package)
UBC Life Room 0022 / Lord Byng Pool Aug 21st 12:00pm-7:00pm

What do I need to start?

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. You must be older than the age of 15 to begin the PADI Open Water Diver program. For those of you who are not above the age of 15 and would like to participate in the PADI Open Water Diver Program, then the PADI Jr Open Water Diver program is available to you.

Once certified you can dive to 60′ /18m anywhere in the world, and this is a lifetime certification!

  • Rental gear and materials provided* Divers need to provide their own personal gear (Mask, Snorkel)

Note: Divers will need to fill up the medical questionnaire. (The PADI Medical form will need to be signed by a physician if participants have any “YES” answers in the medical questionnaire.) For more information about our cancellation policy, rescheduling policy and student diver responsibility, please review the Learning Agreement.

Optional Upgrades

Personal Gear Package

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