Open Water Scuba Diver

Open Water Scuba Diver

Start your SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course and master all the important academic information online or at BaikalTek dive club. You can complete this phase through self-study, at your own pace, in the convenience of your home or office.  All eLearning courses work on mobile and tablet devices too.
For entry-level certification courses, the next step will be to complete your in-water skill-development training. This takes place in a swimming pool or similar body of confined water, under the supervision of an BaikalTek SDI Instructor
The final step is to complete the required number of SDI open-water training dives under the supervision of BaikalTek SDI Instructor. Here you will apply what you have learned during your academic and skill-development sessions, while learning practical lessons that can only be gained through real-world experience in open water.

Who this course is for:
  • Persons desiring to obtain a Scuba Diving certification
  • Persons interested in underwater exploration

Course prerequisites

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
  • Junior Open Water Scuba Diver Course  for 10 – 14 years old

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Course will cover all of the necessary skills and knowledge for open water scuba diving, including: 

  • The aquatic environment: vision, light, sound, heat loss, tides, currents, waves, surge, etc.
  • Physics and physiology: buoyancy, pressure, air spaces, breathing compressed air, mixed gases, etc.
  • Dive equipment selection, assembly, use and maintenance
  • Dive planning
  • Basic scuba skills including mask and regulator skills, swimming underwater, buoyancy control, basic rescue techniques, and emergency procedures

And much more!

What’s in it for you:

Upon successful completion of the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, graduates may: 

Conduct open water dives in conditions similar to their training
Continue their dive education by enrolling in SDI Advanced Diver and Specialty courses

SDI Open Water Scuba Diver minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution
  • Satisfactorily complete the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver knowledge quests
  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently

OWS Diver course price
The cost of the course is 35000 rubles.
The price includes: theory in the classroom, theoretical exam, confined water dives and examination dives in open water at Lake Baikal, rent of personal equipment with a dry suit, certification.