HOW TO BECOME A CERTIFIED DIVER


It may be overwhelming to understand all the details of getting certified, but it's actually rather simple. We have Denver's most convenient scuba class scheduling. With up to eight classes starting every month, we're sure to fit your schedule!

     


STEP 1 (ONLINE TRAINING):  Online training or eLearning is known as the knowledge development portion of the Open Water Diver Certification Course. The online eLearning consists of 5 sections, with a series of questions to be answered at the end of each section. It is designed so you can learn at your own pace and when it's convenient for you. Register with Underwater Phantaseas to access your eLearning course and complete the online eLearning academics in preperation for your class & pool sessions.

 

STEP 2 (CLASS & POOL):  Class & pool sessions are held here at the shop and are done in a 2 or 3 day format. Completing the online training before-hand greatly reduces the time spent in the formal classroom setting. This means a quick review in the classroom, and then it's off to the pool for confined water training! During the confined water training, your instructor will cover all necessary skills from equipment set-up, to safe diving practices.

 

STEP 3 (OPEN WATER DIVES):  When you've completed both your online training and class & pool sessions, you're ready to dive! To complete your certification, your instructor will take you on four open water dives, held over two days. These training dives are simply an opportunity to show off the skills you learned in the pool and have fun!

There are two different options from which to choose, when completing the open water dives for your certification...

Option 1 - Complete Certification:  If you're looking to get certified, get it all done with us before your vacation! Simply choose one of our open water dive weekends and complete all four dives with our instructor.

Option 2 - Referral Package:  If you’d rather complete your certification dives on an upcoming vacation, we can help you with that too! Take your class & pool sessions here and we’ll send referral paperwork with you to the tropics. Contact a PADI instructor or dive center wherever you are traveling and complete your open water dives on your vacation! 


COMPLETE CERTIFICATION PACKAGE (Class & Pool + Open Water Dives)

Option 1 - Complete Certification Package Price: $567.20* +tax

INCLUDED:

  • Your choice of Class & Pool Session - $180
  • Open Water eLearning Certification Pak (includes PADI certification processing fee) - $175
  • Training Logbook & Student Record File Folder - $27.20
  • Four Open Water Check Out Dives (includes tanks, weights & wetsuit) - $175

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Transportation, accommodations & meals for open water locations
  • Entry fees for open water dive locations
  • Equipment - BCD and regulator rental for open water dives - $50

REFERRAL PACKAGE (Class & Pool Only)

Option 2 - Referral Package Price: $392.20* +tax

INCLUDED:

  • Your choice of Class & Pool Session - $180
  • Open Water eLearning Certification Pak (includes PADI certification processing fee) - $175
  • Training Logbook & Student Record File Folder - $27.20

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Four Open Water Certification Dives
  • Equipment rental for open water dives

*NOTE: Course fees must be paid in full at the time of registration in order to hold a spot in any of our classes, as well as allow you to access the eLearning course online.