Dive Skills

Open Water Diver

All you need is a towel
If you have never dived before this is the course for you. All materials and equipment are provided for both the pool and the Sea dives.
Your diving adventure begins in a shallow pool where you will learn and practice your new skills. Moving to the deeper pool you will experience diving in a controled enviornment until you have mastered the skills, and are ready to take your first dives in the Sea.

If you are not sure you will like it,give Discover Scuba Diving. a try.


This course runs for one evening a week for 6 weeks.

During the 6 weeks the course will be broken into 4 parts,
Home Study,
Class room,
Pool Sessions,
Open water Dives.

Home Study:
As Part of your Open Water Pack you will receive both the open water diver manual and the DVD. Each are broken into 5 distinct chapters which you can watch and read at your leisure between each pool night.

Class Room:
Each pool night we will take approximately an hour to review the information you have covered as part of the home study section, during this time you can ask any questions you have about the information on the video or in the manual.

Pool Session:
The fun part, starting off in a 1.3 meter pool I will introduce you to scuba equipment and its proper use in water. Once you have gained confidence in you new ability underwater we will move to the deeper pool to continue our training.

Open water Dives:
As the name suggests these dives take place in the sea. Here you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate you new skills under the close supervision of your instructor. On completing all the 4 dives you will be certified as an Open Water Diver.

  • Learn
  • Practice
  • Improve

Three simple steps .....


Diarmuid Byrne

Mobile:   087 175 5311

Landline: 01 457 8065

E-mail:   info@dive-skills.com