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Open Water Course 18, 19 and 20 November 2022 – Rockingham, Perth Metro Area, Western Australia

November 18 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm

Learn to SCUBA dive Rockingham Perth Western Australia


Fun and adventure begin when you first start your Open Water Diver course at Scubanautics Diving Academy. Congratulations on your decision to join the fastest growing fun sport in the world today. Scuba diving will open the way for you to discover the underwater environment, see colourful fish and explore sunken shipwrecks. Learning to scuba dive is easy, great fun and with the correct training, you can learn to be a safe diver and experience the best Perth dive sites have to offer. 

Scroll down for details on the course requirements and inclusions. Discover a world you never knew existed below the surface including the Rockingham Wreck Trail (AKA Rockingham Dive Trail) where just off the Rockingham foreshore you’ll find two small planes, shipwrecks and a surprising variety of life!

Pre-requisites for the Scubanautics Perth Open Water Course:
Minimum of 12 years old. All students are required to be able to swim. During the training you will complete a 200 meter swim plus tread water for 10 minutes. You can use a variety of swim strokes to complete the swim and rest by floating on your back at any time. It is recommended that students are already comfortable using a mask, snorkel and fins so you can focus on the SCUBA skills.

Your Course includes:

Tick Bullet PointPADI E-Learning or manual
Tick Bullet PointConfined water dives, Includes pool entrance fees.
Tick Bullet PointFour ocean dives at a local Perth shore dive sites
Tick Bullet PointSCUBA Rental equipment

PADI Open Water Diver Course from $479.00 per person:

Your investment starts from as little as $479 and the skills are yours for life. 
The Scubanautics Open Water course is 3 DAY COURSE (Friday-Sunday) and is completely modular, allowing flexibility in course options.
The $479 option is for a consecutive Friday, Saturday and Sunday but you can upgrade to a partial or full custom course to set your own schedule!

Course Upgrade Options 


BYO: Bathers/Towel/Sunscreen/Hat/Drinks & Snacks, you will need to provide your own Snorkeling Gear or hire it from us, including:
Tick Bullet PointMask & Snorkel (or hire from us)
Tick Bullet PointScuba Fins & Boots (Snorkelling fins may not be powerful enough)
Tick Bullet Point5mm Wetsuit (minimum suggested wetsuit thickness)

Check out our Snorkelling Kits available in-store for purchase or hire, students who have paid in full for their course are eligible for 5% discounts on selected equipment packages!

Snorkelling Gear Rental: We can provide all of the above Rental items for the duration of your Open Water course for $40.

What to expect? Open Water Diver Course details . . .

Scubanautics Open Water Course schedule - What to expect? Open Water Diver Course details . . . In Store: Complete a Registration Form and book in to your chosen course dates. Pay for your course (or a non-refundable deposit) and collect your learning materials. At Home: Self Study of Open Water Diver eLearning (or optional manual) Complete the Knowledge Reviews and exam before the course date Day 1: Meet your fellow students and Instructor Provide your eLearning results and dive medical Complete a Quick review of your theory Equipment fitting and familiarisation Complete basic skills and pool training sessions. Day 2: Ocean Training Dives 1 & 2 to a maximum depth of 12 meters. Day 3: Ocean Training Dives 3 & 4 to a maximum depth of 18 meters.

During the four ocean training dives you will practice the skills already learned during the pool training sessions gradually getting deeper and deeper to demonstrate mastery of the skills required to become an Open Water Diver.

Dive Medical
Within your welcome crew pack (and below) is a Medical Statement declaration that you need to complete and sign. If you answer “Yes” to any of the questions you will need to have a full Dive Medical Form signed by a GP prior to the start date of your course.

Although a diving medical may not be required, it is nevertheless strongly recommended by both Scubanautics and PADI Asia Pacific. Further, a diving medical may uncover conditions or issues you may not be aware of, for example ear, nose and throat, or lung function issues, and which could expose you to the risk of serious injury or death while diving. At a minimum please take the dive medical form for review by your doctor.

Australian Standard AS 4005.1, SPUMS (South Pacific Underwater Medical Society)and Scubanautics Diving Academy all recommend a diving medical be completed prior to starting a Dive course. These medicals are valid for 12 months from the date of completion.

There are some medical conditions which may preclude you from learning to scuba dive, most conditions will just need you to be aware of the risks.
Your honesty when completing the form allows us to ensure the training is safe and relevant to you. Answering yes does not mean you can’t dive, it helps the dive doctor and instructor advise you on the risks and reasonable adjustments that can be made.

Dive Medical Form

PADI Medical Statement

Take the next step…..

Book now and pay a deposit to secure your place! Enrol in the PADI Open Water Diver Course today! Call, pop in or send us a message here.


November 18 @ 8:00 am
November 20 @ 5:00 pm