SSI Open Water Diver (Bali)

SSI Open Water Diver Course (Bali)
Price: $400.00

Looking for an exciting way to explore the underwater world? There is no perfect way other than Scuba Diving! Bali is a world-famous diving destination, and for good reason! The clear waters and vibrant reefs make for an amazing diving experience.

If you have decided to take the full plunge into diving, then get your SSI Open Water Diver license in Bali! You will learn all the basic skills and safety procedures, as well as getting plenty of time in the water to explore. After successfully completing the course, you’ll be certified as an Open Water Diver, allowing you to dive anywhere in the world up to 18m with a buddy.

So what are you waiting for? Come and explore the underwater world of Bali with the Open Water Diver Course!


SSI Open Water Diver (Bali) Essentials

The Open Water Diver Course will prepare you to your dream underwater journey. These basic requirements will make sure that everything will be smooth sailing as you navigate through the vast ocean and enjoy every second you are immerse under water.

  • Prerequisites

    • Be at least 10 years of age or older
    • Able to swim 200m
    • Able to float or tread for 10mins without any swimming aids
    • Able to show that you are medically fit for diving
  • Includes

    • SSI Open Water Diver Course Materials
    • SSI Open Water Diver e-Card Certification
    • 1 Theory Review Session
    • 1 Pool Session
    • 4 Open Sea Dives
    • Full Set Diving Equipment For Entire Course
    • Instructor Fees
    • Lunch, Water and Towels
    • Two-Way Transfers From Your Hotel

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SSI Open Water Diver (Bali) Components

Scuba diving is an amazing thing. It is like going to space for an hour. To begin your journey, the SSI Open Water Diver course is the way to go. It is your ticket to the underwater world! The SSI Open Water Diver course consists of 3 parts: Academic, Pool training and Open sea dives

Theory class

Bali Diving Courses Theory Classroom

Dive into the knowledge of Scuba Diving, learn about pressure concepts, how diving affects our bodies and what to look out for in general.

Practical Pool Session

Dive Instructor Journey
Diving Course Bali Pool Compound
Bali Diving Course Pool Equipment Area

Learn how the basic skills of handling the scuba equipment underwater, safety skills for emergency situations in a controlled environment!

Open Sea Dives

Divers on the surface of water ready to dive.
Diving Course Open Water Component
Bali Diving Course Open Water Component 2

Complete at least 4 dives and put what you have learned in the pool to action.

Our theory and knowledge component is broken into two parts:

– E-learning (from home)
– Theory Class

SSI has an online training platform so you can learn the theory portion at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You will be learning buoyancy and pressure concepts, equipment usage, hand signals and more via an interactive online system with videos and review quizzes.

After which, there will be 1 Theory Session scheduled at the resort where an instructor will go through additional queries and actual application concepts to get you ready for your pool session.

During your pool session, you will learn practical aspects of scuba diving and get a chance to master skills before going to the sea. You will learn equipment assembly, experience breathing underwater, learn about buoyancy control and much more!

– 1 Pool Session @ Pebble & Fins

To complete your SSI Open Water Diver certification, you will need to complete at least 4 open sea dives where you will have the chance to experience everything you learned in the pool hands-on.

Our open sea dives are conducted at a student-to-instructor ratio of 4:1. This way you will have ample attention and safety ensured as a student.

Dives will be conducted in the open sea at depths from 5m and above. The maximum depth that you will be exploring is up to 18m for students of ages 12 years and above, and 12m for students of 10 – 11 years old.

Upon completion of entire course, certification will take up to 4 – 6 weeks processing time.

Students younger than 15 years old will be certified as Junior Open Water Diver and is certified to dive with a dive professional or with a certified adult diver up to the maximum depth limits as mentioned above.
Students who are 15 years and older, will be certified to dive with a buddy up to 18m.

Why Learn SSI Open Water Diver (Bali)

If you want to explore the underwater world, the SSI Open Water Diver course is the perfect way to get started. Here are 5 reasons why:

1. You'll learn the basics of scuba diving, including safety procedures and diving techniques.

The SSI Open Water Diver course provides you with an introduction to scuba diving. You’ll learn the basics of scuba diving, including safety procedures, diving techniques and diving equipment. This course will be your first step to exploring the underwater world!

2. Our SSI Open Water Diver course is conducted in small groups, so you'll get plenty of individual attention.

At Pebble and Fins Bali Dive Resort, our SSI Open Water Diver course is conducted in small groups with a ratio of 1 Instructor to 4 students. This means that you will get plenty of individual attention from your instructor. This is a less stressful way to learn scuba diving as you will be able to ask questions and get feedback on your progress in a shorter peroid time.

3. You'll have the opportunity to actually "see" the world.

71% of Earth’s surfaces are the ocean. Being a certified diver gives you the chance to explore some of the world’s most amazing underwater locations, including the vibrant reefs and majestic marine creatures of Bali, and discover the hidden beauty of the oceans! The SSI Open Water course is suitable for those who want to start their journey to experience the beauty of the underwater world.

4. You will be able to experience what being weightless is like.

Not able to go to space? Learn to dive and experience weightlessness, where you are neither sinking nor floating up. We call that being neutrally buoyant.

5. SSI certification is recognized worldwide.

SSI Open Water Diver is a certification that is recognized worldwide. Scuba Schools Internationals (SSI) is a one of the biggest certifying agency in the world. Present your e-Card or physical certification card to any dive centers around the world and you will be recognised!

SSI Open Water Diver (Bali) Topics

Pressure Underwater
Breathing Gas and the Effects on your Body

Breathing air at depth as you scuba dive, has a profound effect on the body. The gas is typically a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen. The oxygen is used by the body to maintain normal metabolism. The nitrogen, however, can have a narcotic effect on the body at high concentrations.

In this Topic, you will learn about,
– Your Respiratory System and give an example of how gas could enter the bloodstream.
– What air is made out of
– Partial Pressure
– Effects of breathing gas at depth
– Identifying the 4 possible lung overexpansion injuries, symptoms, treatment and prevention
– Identifying the different diving illnesses, understanding the cause, symptoms, treatment and prevention

Diving With a Buddy and Planning Your Dives

When scuba diving, it is always best to have a buddy. This is someone who you can rely on and who will help you if you run into any problems. Before each dive, it is important to plan your dive. This includes deciding where you want to go, what you want to see, and how long you want to stay down.

In this Topic, you will learn about,
– Importance of diving with a buddy
– How to plan and execute your dives
– The Dive Computer and how it helps you underwater
– Understanding surface intervals and repetitive dives with relative to nitrogen absorption
– Understanding No-Decompression Limit (NDL)
– How to navigate and orientate yourself underwater

Ocean and How To Protect It

The ocean is a vast and beautiful place, but it is also fragile. As divers, we have a responsibility to protect it. Learn about why the world’s ocean waters are crucial to sustaining life on land, how coral reefs are forms, why you should avoid any contact with corals or marine life underwater, common causes of diving injury and how you can contribute to protecting the ocean while diving.

Safety and Handling Emergency

When diving, it is important to be aware of the potential for emergencies and to know how to handle them. In this topic you will learn,

– Factors that lead to a panic situation and how you can avoid it
– What you should do in response to a panicked diver on surface and at depth
– 3 possible responses to an Out of Air Emergency and its conditions