Get Certified to Dive
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, this is where it starts. Experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
To enroll in the PADI Open Water Diver course you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required. Red Alert Diving offers PADI, the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
You can learn to dive in three simple steps. First, call RAD to sign up and schedule your course. We can be reached at 850-238-8760 anytime. Second, complete your elearning. Finally, meet with your instructor at Red Alert Diving and go dive.
Your instructor will help you answer any questions that might have come up during elearning and administer a quick review. They will also guide you through the process of choosing the equipment that is right for you, and teach you about the different dive gear that you will use in the class. Once that is done, you will dive in our pool and learn how to use everything. Our goal is to leave the pool with confidence in your ability to dive in open water. Then you will complete four actual open water dives over the next two days, putting all of your skills into practice. Once log books are completed, you will be a certified diver.
PADI's Online Training program is designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. Red Alert Diving uses PADI online training to support all of our classes. This ensures that you receive the most current information in your training.
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear. This includes a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.
When you're fitted with your scuba equipment you will begin your pool training. Your instructor will put into practice the techniques you learned in the academics program. Your training dives will be logged and approved by your instructor before you move on to open water.
Open Water Training
Get ready to experience everything you've learned with the freedom of open water. As soon as your open water training dives are approved by your instructor you will be a certified diver. PADI Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.
- Can be completed in as little as two days
- Available in traditional workbook, E Learning or Tablet courses
- Mask, Fins and Snorkel required
Contact us at 850-238-8760 to schedule a course