• Duration: 2-3 Days
  • Location: Beach Confined Area and Cozumel Reefs
  • Price: 4 Shore Dives: $250 | 2 Shore Dives and 2 Boat Dives: $300 | 4 Boat Dives: $350

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER REFERRAL

The PADI Open Water Diver Referral is for students who prefer to get their theory and confined water training out of the way before they arrive at their holiday destination, others may have started the course but poor weather meant they could not continue, while others may have fallen ill and forced to stop the course. This happens. Fortunately though this PADI Open Water Diver Referral program allows students the opportunity to start their course at one location and for whatever reason, can complete their course at another.

Requirements

  • Must be 15 years or older (10 to 14 years old will be PADI Junior Open Water Divers).
  • Must be able to swim.
  • Must be in good health (Divers with a history of medical illness must obtain a certificate from a doctor allowing them to dive.)

Schedule

  • Day 1: 9 AM – 12 PM: Quick Review and Confined water training at the beach (if students needs it).
               1 PM – 5 PM: 2 Shore Dives (if student is not doing boat dives)
  • Day 2: 8 AM – 12 PM: 2 Shore Dives OR
               8h30 AM – 3 PM: Boat Day Trip 2 dives.
  • Day 3:  8 AM – 12 PM: 2 Shore Dives OR
                8h30 AM – 3 PM: Boat Day Trip 2 dives.

*Students should wait at least 18 hours after their last dive before flying.

Medical Statement

Guests may check the Medical Statement here in advance. A doctors certificate is only required when:

* The candidate has answered ‘YES’ to any item on the statement.

A doctor’s certificate is NOT required if the diver has answered ‘NO’ to all of the questions.

Please go to this link to download the Medical Statement. If you can answer ‘YES’ to any item please take a copy of this statement and present it to the doctor for him to sign.

What's Included...

  • DAN Dive Insurance for the Open Water Training.
  • PADI Certification Fees.
  • Marine Park Entrance Fees.
  • Return Transport from Jungle Divers to the Dive Boat.
  • Safety Gear: Whistle, UW Noise Maker and a Surface Marker Buoy.
  • Tanks & Weights
  • Experienced & Knowledgeable Certified Instructor.
  • Snacks & Drinks.
  • Lunch on the Boat for Day Trips.

What's not Included...

  • Return Transportation from your Hotel to the Jungle Divers Dive Center.
  • Dock Fees if Picked Up at your Hotel's Pier.
  • Dive Equipment, Dive Computer and Wetsuits.
  • Towels (we rent towels)
  • Gratuities

The PADI Open Water Diver Referrali is for absolute beginners and is conducted over 2 to 3 days.
Courses start any day.
The course is split into 3 parts:

Quick Review Quiz
Confined water training
Open water dives

Course Schedule

  • Purchase the PADI Open Water eLearning.
  • Study all of the videos for the Open Water Diver course.
  • Answer all knowledge reviews, quizzes and final exam questions.
  • Print off the completion documents for the PADI Open Water eLearning.
  • Set a date with Jungle Divers Cozumel to complete the in-water portions of the PADI Open Water Diver course.
  • Book your flight.
  • Day 1: 9 AM – 12 PM: Quick Review and Confined water training at the beach.
  •            1 PM – 5 PM: 2 Shore Dives (if student is not doing boat dives)
  • Day 2: 8 AM – 12 PM: 2 Shore Dives OR
               8h30 AM – 3 PM: Boat Day Trip 2 dives.
  • Day 3:  8 AM – 12 PM: 2 Shore Dives OR
                8h30 AM – 3 PM: Boat Day Trip 2 dives.
 

Quick Review Quizzes are conducted in our air-conditioned classroom or beach side restaurant.
Confined water training is conducted at the beach.

Open water dives are conducted on the Villablanca Reef (shore dives) or the Cozumel Reefs (boat dives).

Pick up service is not included. Guests need to make their own way to our dive center for the trip meeting point.

More Details

(Part 1): Quick Review Quiz

The Quick Review Quiz is used to assess the student’s understanding of the PADI Open Water eLearning training  and will help to reinforce the students knowledge through direct instructor input. The Quick Review Quiz can be conducted anytime either the day before the confined water training or in the morning prior to confined water training. However it must completed before any in-water activities.

(Part 2): Confined Water Training

Confined Water Training means learning to dive in water which is shallow enough to stand up. Our confined water training takes place on the beach in a safe natural environment. At this point the students will start to develop the skills required to learn to dive. Each skill is carefully explained by the diving instructor and then demonstrated by the instructor, so the student may feel confident that they can perform the skill themselves. Diving skills are developed starting with the easier skills and progress as the student’s confidence and ability progresses. Just like the theory and video sessions, there are 5 confined water training modules.

(Part 3): Open Water Dives

To complete the course the student must participate in the four open water dives. Open water dives 1 and 2 are conducted on the same day to a maximum depth of 12 meters. Each dive is approximately an hour long and there is a light lunch and snacks & refreshments provided between the dives. Open water dives 3 and 4 conclude the course on the last day with a similar program outline as for open water dives 1 and 2.

Upon completion of the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the student is presented with a temporary PADI Open Water Diver card that enables the newly certified diver to participate in any fun dives while waiting for their main dive certificate card to arrive from PADI headquarters.

Pre-requisites

Must be over the age of 15 years old (divers 10-14 years old will be PADI Junior Open Water Divers).
Must be healthy to dive.
Must complete all sections of the course.
Must be able to swim 200 meters and float for 10 minutes.

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