PADI Open Water Referral

As a PADI Open Water diver, you are invited to experience some of the most beautiful and interesting places that the planet has to offer


Red Sea reck with coralThe PADI Open Water Referral course allows you to do most of your course before you go on holiday. You can start your Open Water course here with us, completing the Knowledge Development and Confined dive portion of the course, completing the qualifying dives on your holiday, this makes sure your holiday is spent exploring the underwater world and not in a pool or a classroom.

Here at Ocean View, we understand how exciting the world of scuba diving is but also we appreciate that spare time may be the only thing that is holding us back.

We also realise that your holiday time is also treasured and not to be wasted, after all, your holidays are very well deserved.



Red Sea Clown Fish pair anenomeAn Open Water Referral course here at our 5* training centre, teaches you all of the theory and skills that you will need to complete prior to undertaking your four open water dives in some far away exotic destination.

Our friendly and Professional Instructors and Divemasters will make sure that your journey to becoming a qualified diver is the fun and stress free adventure that it should be, they will spend the time with you to enable mastery of the required skills that will make you feel safe and happy in the water.

Our comfortable classroom, alongside our purpose built onsite heated swimming pool are all designed to give you the perfect start to your diving holiday.



You need to be able to swim to learn to scuba dive:

There will be a water stamina test on the first day at the dive centre comprising of a 200m swim and 10 minute float/water-tread, please note that you need to complete this swim and float comfortably.





£370 / 2 days (group course).


Includes training materials; pool instruction; equipment hire; qualifying dives and certification.
The items not included that you will need are listed below as required, the entry fee into the lakes are not included in the course fee.

PREREQUISITES: 10 years of age

COURSE CONTENTS: Home study; Knowledge development; Confined water dives;Exam

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Mask and Snorkel, Log Book, Swimwear, a towel and a t-shirt to wear in the pool




To find out more about our courses, or to book a course give us a call or email us