The PADI Open Water Diver qualification is recognised world-wide, and as a qualified Open Water Diver you are entitled to dive with a qualified buddy anywhere in the world, and explore places that non-divers can only dream of. Here at the Oxford Dive Centre we believe in not only teaching you to meet the requirements that PADI lay out, but also in making you a great diver with the skills needed to safely enjoy our fantastic sport anywhere in the world.
10 years of age
Be certified medically fit to dive by completing the PADI Medical questionnaire, including sign-off from your GP if required.
Able to swim 200 metres
Able to float or tread water for 10 minutes
Have completed the Home study as detailed in the PADI learning materials
See the Open Water Course page for more information.