Taking the Open Water Diver course will ensure that you acquire the basic skills and diving experience needed to be able to navigate safely and comfortably underwater.

  • Immerse in an interactive training on the basic principles of scuba diving.

  • Acquire a full understanding and knowledge in exploring the Open Water.

  • Become an expert on foundational scuba diving techniques and skills needed to navigate effortlessly during the dive.

  • Master the basics of safe and precise scuba diving.

  • Ability to do open water dives with a maximum depth of 18 meters/60 feet

  • Advantage of joining a community of scuba divers worldwide.

After certification, you will be able to dive anywhere in the world with a buddy up to a depth of 18m.



  • Be at least 10 years of age or older

  • Able to swim 200m

  • Able to float or tread for 10mins without any swimming aids


  • 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



  • Soft Gear Rental (Mask and fins) – Check with us for the equipment purchase promotion

  •  Dive Insurance (Recommended)

  • Air fare (If any)

  • Marine Park fee

  • Batteries for torch

  • Gratuity for Boat Crew / Guide


Course Components:

Theory Class

Our theory and knowledge component is broken into two parts:

  • Online independent study via SSI Learning Platform

  • Theory class

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 knowledge review session where an instructor will go through additional queries and actual application concepts to get you ready for your pool session.

Pool Session:

During your pool session, you will learn practical aspects of scuba diving and get a chance to master skills before going to the sea. You will learn equipment assembly, experience breathing underwater, learn about buoyancy control and much more!

1 Session: Sunday 9am – 4pm

Pool sessions are held at Outram Secondary School.

Open Water Weekend Trip

You will complete at least 4 dives and have the chance to experience everything you learned in the pool hands-on. The course trip will include everything from travel, accommodation, diving and food.

4-5 Open Water Dives: Departs every Friday 6.30pm and returns every Sunday: 9pm (Tioman Trip)

3D2N Tioman OpenTrip (Sample Itinerary)

Day 1

  • 6:00pm - Meet at Blk. 13 Yorkhill

  • 7:00pm - Depart for Mersing Jetty via coach

  • 10:30pm - Rest Stop

  • 11:45pm - Arrive at Mersing Jetty

  • 12.15am - Depart for Dayang / Tioman via ferry

Day 2

  • 3.15am - Arrive Tioman

  • 3:30am - Check in Resort

  • 9:00am - Breakfast & Briefing

  • 10:30am - 1st Dive

  • 12:30pm - Lunch on board

  • 2:00pm - 2nd & 3rd Dive

  • 6:00pm - Return to resort

  • 7:00pm - Dinner at resort, Log dives & debrief

Day 3

  • 7:00am - Breakfast

  • 8:30am - 4th & 5th Dive

  • 12:30pm - Lunch, Log dives & debrief

  • 1:30pm - Check out from resort & depart for Mersing Jetty via ferry

  • 5:30pm - Arrive Mersing Jetty

  • 6:00pm - Depart for Singapore via coach

  • 9:00pm - Arrive Singapore at York Hill.


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