SSI and PADI Open Water Diver

The SSI and PADI Open Water Diver certification are the most popular and recognized dive certifications in the world. It’s basically like having an international drivers license.

This course will teach you everything you need to know about scuba diving and once you have completed it, you will be able to dive anywhere in the world, including the breathtaking dive sites of Curaçao.

Our Open Water Course is also given with dive computers, ensuring that participants get the highest level of training possible.

  • The Open Water Course includes:
  • E-learning materials
  • 5 Confined open water sessions
  • 4 Open Water Dives with your instructor
  • All diving equipment needed during the course
  • Certification

Total Time: 3 days excluding online study

This program is the stepping stone to the Advanced Open Water certification.

We also offer photo and video service of your experience with our partner Turtle & Ray Productions

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course is the ultimate program to help you get the most out of your diving.

Learn to master your buoyancy and how to get back to the shore or boat without a guide. You will also experience what it’s like to dive below 60 feet (18 meters).

During the course you will experience two more aspects of diving of your choosing, like night diving or fish identification for example. And best of all, there are no exams in this course, just a lot of diving.

  • The Advanced Open Water Course includes:
  • 5 dives including 2 boat dives
  • Deep dive, navigation dive, buoyancy dive
  • 2 elective diving specialties (i.e. Fish ID, Nitrox, Night dive, Boat dive etc.)
  • All diving equipment and materials
  • Certification

Total Time: 2 days

Rescue Diver Course

This is the perfect diving course for becoming a better, more secure and environmentally conscious diver. You learn to help yourself and others during diving emergencies.  It is the most challenging and rewarding program for non-professional divers.

  • The Rescue Diver Course includes:
  • 12 Rescue exercises
  • Oxygen administration
  • CPR and emergency response
  • Certification

Total Time: 4 days

Nitrox Course

Learn how to beat your air tables and stay down longer. Nitrox helps reduce nitrogen stress on your body and makes your extended dive much more enjoyable.

This is a half day course that will make a difference in how you dive. About 2 hours of self-study and an hour instruction.

Follow this course online and save 47%

Follow the Nitrox (Enriched Air) course online and save 47% off the regular price! Contact Ocean Encounters to purchase your e-learning code now, but you have to act fast because this is a limited offer!

  • Nitrox course includes:
  • E-learning material
  • 1 Hour instruction
  • 2 Free Nitrox tanks
  • Certification

Total Time: 1 day

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