PADI Open Water Course

Padi Open Water Course

Experience adventure and see the world beneath the waves with Anchor Diving Malta – 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  gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

So How Does It Work?

The PADI Open Water Diver and Scuba Diver courses consist of three areas:

  1. Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  2. Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  3.  Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

Just Three Steps And You Are A Qualified Diver.

And there are even three ways in which you can learn:

  1. Complete ALL your training with Anchor Diving in Malta. (The Full Course)
  2. Complete the first part of your training at home with any PADI Dive Centre and finish off with us at Anchor Diving. (This is a Referral)
  3. Study the academic online then come and do the Fun part with Anchor Diving. (The eLearning)


What’s Included?

At Anchor Diving Malta, we have no hidden cost.
All of our courses include – Pickup from your hotel only in our local area, all equipment you need , instructions, transport to shore based dive-sites, the course manual, and most importantly your PADI Certification Card. Except computer not included
(We even can send the manuals for you to study at home at your own leisure before your course.) Save time faster in The Sea. That is what we want!

PADI Open Water Diver Course

A comprehensive start-up course made up of 5 class sessions, 5 confined water sessions, 4 open water sessions and a final test. You will learn everything you need to know to keep you safe underwater and enjoy diving. If you are not sure if the course is for you why not first try our PADI Discover Scuba session and receive full credit towards the Open Water Diver Course. Once you pass this course you will receive the world’s most popular diving qualification card, you will be a PADI Open Water Diver and this will allow you to dive to a maximum depth of 18m with a suitably qualified buddy.

Duration: 4 days Price: €475

PADI Open Water Referral

If you are short on time and want to make the most of your holiday then this is the one for you. It’s a very popular way of completing the Open Water Diver Course in your country and especially if the water is not so warm. It consists of the same sessions as the full Open Water Course however, you do the hard part back home with your local PADI Dive Centre and then complete just the Open Water Dives with us here at Anchor Diving to gain your qualification.

Duration: 2 days Price: €270

PADI eLearning

You can complete all your theory on line before you arrive which will save you holiday time once you are here. Then all that’s left is the confined and Open Water Dives to complete. For instructions please follow the link by clicking on the Padi e-Learning banner below

Duration: 3 days Price: €360

PADI Scuba Diver

If you are time is limited the PADI Scuba Diver Course could be for you. Its the first half of the Open Water Diver Course and will qualify you to dive to 12m with a PADI Professional. It’s made up of 3 class sessions, 3 confined water and 2 open water sessions and you can always come back to upgrade to a full certification.

Duration: 2 days Price: €115

Combo Course – Open Water + Advanced Open Water

So you want to go all out and get both the open water and the advanced open water course at the same time? Good idea! Not only will you have a really good time in the water and sunny weather here with us at Anchor Diving on Malta. But you will also become a professional diver in no time and be able to experience all of the best dive sites on Malta and later in the rest of the world. And as if this weren’t enough, you also get a great discount.

Get the combo course for just €700

Work hard, have fun and you can be a professional advanced open water diver in just 5-6 days!