Scuba Diving Training Ltd - Northampton

PADI Open Water Course

Learn To Scuba Dive

If you’ve always wanted to learn to scuba dive, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. 

Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI® Open Water Diver course.  The world’s most popular and widely recognised scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. 

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course):
You must be 10 years old or older. 
You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health.
No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

We offer three different ways to complete your theory.  Scroll down or click here for a full explanation of how the theory works and how much it costs.

The price on the Theory page is the full price of the course all three parts Accademics,  Pool Training and Open water Qualifying dives.


This is when the scuba fun starts. You will start putting what you’ve learned in concept into practice. You’ll develop your scuba skills at this point and master it until you are ready to move forward to a more challenging course.

After your training in the pool sessions and academic completion, your skills will then be put to test in the open water. The open water checkout dives will consist of 4 open water dives over the course of two days at  Stoney Cove in Leicestershire.  This is where you’ll truly experience the adventure and excitement of being underwater. You  will be supervised, of course, by one of our amazing Scuba Diving Training Ltd professionals.

Learn the theory in the way thats best for you

We live in a time of rapid change PADI has risen to this challenge by adding two new ways to complete your PADI Open Water dive theory.
AS well as the classic method of instructor lead lessons there is now PADI Elearning and PADI Open Water Touch

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PADI Open Water Dive Theory Classic
The traditional way to learn in the classroom watching Powerpoint presentations, Discussing the content with your instructor and doing Exams.

This is spread over two days and taking about 6 hours depending on the class and their abilities.  

BOOK NOW £339.


PADI Open Water Elearning. Northampton
This is the full PADI Elearning online not the Light version (check with dive schools which version they are selling you) All dive theory quick quizzes and final exam are completed online. This id for Pc’s and Laptops.   

BOOK NOW £429.

Referral £329 (Theory and pool only).

Our instructors will be available by phone or email if you get stuck. 

PADI Open Water Touch Northampton

Watch, listen, read, scroll, tap and interact while you learn to scuba dive with PADI Open Water Diver eLearning. It’s fun, it’s easy, it’s portable and it’s your entry to the underwater world as a scuba diver.

Open Water Diver eLearning integrates the PADI Open Water Diver Manual with the PADI Open Water Diver Video into a powerful, tablet-based learning experience.

When you dive in, you’ll:

Learn diving facts, principles and safety concepts in preparation for your confined and open water dives.

Watch video clips that show you the world of scuba diving.

Take simple quizzes to make sure you understand the material as you progress.

Want to try it? Download the free PADI Library app for Apple or Android and experience the Open Water Diver introduction. 

Trying to decide which method of learning is best for your PADI Open Water Diver course? Learn more or contact your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to help you decide.   

BOOK NOW £425.