Few people have the fortune and privilege to interact with the wonders of our underwater world, and diving is a sport all the family can all do together, even kids as young as 10 years old. The Open Water 20 diver program may be your first steps
exploring the diverse marine life of the bay of bengal
The minimum age for this course is 15 years old.
Divers younger than this can participate in the RAID Junior Open Water Diver program.
You will be required to a complete some mandatory paperwork which consists of a dive medical questionnaire, a liability release, and a safe diving practices form. If there are any potential medical issues, you will need to complete a medical form signed by a licensed physician prior to participating in any in-water sessions. Once you have registered with RAID, you can access all the required paperwork online in “Your Profile”.
You must be able to swim as you will be required to swim a distance of 200 meters / 200 yards (no time limit) and tread water for 10 minutes.
Together with your instructor you will be guided through the following:
A review of all your mandatory paperwork.
Academic knowledge vital to this program, including a review of your quizzes and exam.
Completion of the swim and tread.
You will participate in several pool or confined water sessions and 4 open water dives to a maximum of 18 meters / 60 feet, with a minimum of two hours underwater.
Once certified as an Open Water 20 diver, you will be able to dive in an environment similar or better to that which you were certified in, with a buddy, to a maximum of 20 meters / 65 feet.
Orientation and training for DiveRAID Open Water Diving by Chola Diver
training day 2
Open water Diving
Open water Diving
All dive equipment needed for the classes
All safety equipment needed for the dives
Online Study materials
E-card upon completion of course
Transport to and from dive centre to Boat launch point
Transport to and from dive centre to freshwater dive site
Snacks during practical classes and on boat
breakfast, lunch, dinner.. but can be arranged at cost. Personal expense.
location given on www.choladivers.com
Transport to and from airport provided
Chennai airport is the nearest , 25-40 min drive only