PADI 3 Day Open Water Course
Learn to Scuba Dive at Byron Bay's Julian Rocks Marine Reserve.
Here the reserve is home to three different species of sea turtle, an assortment of rays including mantas, hard and soft corals, friendly wobbegong sharks and over four hundred different species of fish. All of this is only a five-minute boat ride from Byron Bay.
PADI ELearning Open Water Dive Course is run over 3 days as you will be completing on line your theory portion of the open water course which is equivalent to one full day.
All confined water training is conducted at the dive shop, an instructor training facility, located in the heart of Byron Bay. Here we have a fully equipped classroom and a training pool heated to 25 degrees Celsius.
As suggested above all theory must be completed online before the course starts.
Once certified you will be able to dive independent of an instructor, at any dive shop anywhere in the world.
Important Information: A dive medical is not compulsory in New South Wales however there are some medical conditions that may prevent you participating in a scuba dive these include the following:
Lung damage or disorders including a history of asthma or recent congestion, Heart disorders, High blood pressure, Diabetes and epilepsy, Ear disorders and damage If any of these apply please let us know.
(N.B. Dive medical is required if participant is under the age of 15 and over 45 years)
What to Bring: Swimsuit & towel.
Day 1 - Byron Bay Dive Training Centre - Complete your confirmed water skills in swimming pool
Day 2 & 3 - Complete required 4 Ocean dives at Julian Rocks (2 Dives per Day)
Important Information For Learn to Dive Course Participants continuing on with their dive education.
Prior to commencing your Learn to Dive Course you are required to complete the self-assessment Entry Level Student Dive Medical Declaration. A positive response to any question means that there is a pre-existing condition that may affect your safety while diving and you must consult a medical practitioner preferably with experience in diving medicine to obtain a dive medical certificate that states that you are fit to undertake recreational diver training.
To avoid disappointment we suggest that you complete the Student Diver Medical Declaration and if necessary obtain a dive medical from a doctor prior to commencement. (Any costs associated in this process are payable direct to the doctor). (Contact us for a copy of the Entry Level Student Dive Medical Declaration)
Important Note: Student Diver Medical Declaration and Dive Medical (if required) must be completed within 90 days of commencement of your learn to dive course. ( Dive Medical approximent cost $99.00)
Once you receive this access you will be able to begin the theory component of your course. Please allow 4 - 5 hours to complete this training in one session, alternatively you may log out at any time and complete the theory in stages. Please be aware that failure to complete this theory before starting your course may result in your exclusion without refund from the course.
It is also your responsibility to load a passport style photo onto your diver profile as certifications cannot be issued without one.
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