This is your ticket to the underwater world. If you’re looking to begin your adventure in diving, the Open Water Course is the place to start. All you have to do is to go through a theory class (with online learning), a pool session, and an open water dive trip to be certified as a diver!

SSI Open Water Diver Course | Diving Course

Where do you want to dive?

Tioman - $599

Tioman Island (or Pulau Tioman, as it is known locally) is one of Malaysia's most popular islands, where the white sand beaches overhung by towering palm trees are lapped by clear, calm, and warm water teeming with all sorts of tropical marine life.

Bintan - $599

Diving in Bintan is perfect for beginners or a quick getaway.
The untouched nature of the dive sites also appeals to experienced divers, especially those with an interest in macro-life.

Bali - $899

Wouldn’t you love to dive amongst crystal clear waters and a diverse array of marine life from the tiny pygmy seahorses to the deep sea mola mola or sunfish, with crazy currents to boot? Set your heart on Diving In Bali against one of the many beautiful islands!

MV Nautica - $879

Spend a weekend and enjoy the comforts of MV Nautica as we sail you to the best diving destinations in the area - Southern Riau Islands, Tioman and the Anambas Islands. Hop on board and experience the carefree, leisure diving life on the MV Nautica liveaboard!

OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE ESSENTIALS

Prerequisites

  • Be at least 10 years of age or older
  • Able to swim 200m
  • Able to float or tread for 10mins without any swimming aids

Includes

  • All course materials
  • 1 Theory session
  • 1 Pool Session
  • 4-5 Open Water Scuba Dives
  • 3D/2N Full board trip to Malaysia / Indonesia
  • Equipment rental for Pool and Trip (BCD, Regulator, Wetsuit, Weights and Tank)
  • 2-way land and sea transportation, lodging and all meals
  • Instructor fees
  • Certification fees

Excludes

  • Soft Gear Rental (Mask and fins) – Check with us for the equipment purchase promotion
  • Travel Insurance (Recommended)
  • Air fare (If any)
  • Marine Park fee
  • Batteries for torch
  • Gratitude for Boat Crew / Guide

OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE Components

Scuba diving is an amazing thing. It is like going to space for an hour. To begin your journey, the SSI Open Water Diver course is the way to go. It is your ticket to the underwater world! The SSI Open Water Diver course consists of 3 parts: Academic, Pool training and Open sea dives.

1 Theory Class

1 Practical Pool Session

1 Weekend Trip

Theory Class

Theory Class - Academics

Our theory and knowledge component is broken into two parts:

  • Online independent study via ADA Learning Platform
  • Theory class

We have developed an online training platform so you can learn the theory portion at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You will be learning buoyancy and pressure concepts, equipment usage, hand signals and more via an interactive online system with videos and quizzes.

After which, there will be 1 theory session where an instructor will go through additional queries and actual application concepts to get you ready for your pool session.

1 Session: Tuesday 7pm – 10.30pm
Location: Gill Divers Shop, 37b Hongkong Street

Pool Session
Weekend Trip Session

what's Next?

The fun doesn’t need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further – imagine diving in underwater shipwrecks, with sharks, or becoming an underwater photographer! It s your chance to move to the next level in your diving adventures.

Sample Itinerary

Pre-Trip

Theory

Every Tuesday Classroom @ Gill Divers Shop, 37b Hongkong Street, Level 3
7:00pmLearn Buoyancy & Pressure Concepts and more!
10:30pmEnd of Theory Session 1 (3.5 Hrs)

Pool

Every Sunday Pool @ Outram Secondary School, 3 York Hill, Singapore 168622
9:00amLearn Equipment Assembly and Familiarization, Breathing Underwater, Buoyancy Control and more!
4:00pmEnd of Practical Session 1 (7 Hrs)
3D2N Tioman
2D2N Bintan
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