Open Water Referral Certification

Cozumel Scuba Dive Courses with Dive Paradise

Complete your Open Water Certification in the clear warm waters of Cozumel!

Open Water Referral Certification Description

Complete your Open Water Certification while leaving more free time to enjoy your tropical vacation. There is no better place to do so than in the clear warm waters of Cozumel with our seasoned PADI Instructors!

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Our Referral Diver Certification program is perfect for those who wish to begin their scuba certification with a dive shop at home and then complete the required Open Water training dives in the warm waters of Cozumel. This course is for those students who have already completed academic and pool training. After completing Open Water Diver certification with Dive Paradise, the newly certified diver can then spend the rest of his or her vacation diving!

Pricing and Reservations

Open Water Referral Certification

Activity Cost:
• $166 USD

Additional Fees

Additional Fees:
+ $32 USD : 2 days equipment (if needing to rent)
+ $26 USD : Certification processing: (PIC, if PADI)
+ $73 USD: Training manual

**If training manual is purchased prior to arrival in Cozumel, you must show a recent sales receipt when in Cozumel.

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Flexible, but typically from 9:00am to 2pm

Duration
• 2 Days if confined water skills are completed (typical referral).
Allow about 3 days if you have only completed your classroom or online interactive knowledge portion and exam of the Open Water course, and need to do all confined water skills and open water check-out dives with us.

Availability
• Daily with the possible exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Meeting point
• Check in at one of our beach front dive shops and they will connect you with an instructor who will then meet with you to set up specific dates and times.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:
• Personalized attention of a PADI Dive Instructor.

Additional Information

Minimum Age

Must be at least 10 years old for Jr. Open Water and 15 years old for Open Water.

Additional Information

The student must bring a signed referral form from their classroom and confined water instructor.

Open Water Referral Certification

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Open Water Referral Certification Course

Detailed Scuba Dive Class Itinerary

Dive Paradise specializes in Open Water Referral Certifications in Cozumel. Our PADI Instructors are dedicated to providing a great learning experience and certifying you as a safe and proficient Open Water Diver.

Once you have successfully completed Academic and Confined Water training, you can finish up your PADI Open Water Certification with us. You will meet with your Dive Paradise PADI instructor and review what you learned, and then make 4 open water shore dives over a 2 day period. An optional shallow boat dive (1 tank afternoon trip at 3PM) is available on graduation day to facilitate the advancement from student to diver.

Open Water Referral Certification Overview

After completing the four “check-out” dives over a two-day period, your PADI instructor will sign their referral forms to verify completion. After that you are certified and can sign up for some more amazing dives!

This course is for those students who have already completed academic and pool training. The student must bring a signed referral form from their classroom and confined water instructor. The student will make 4 open water shore dives over a 2 day period. Please note that PADI and NAUI standards do not allow this to be shortened to one day. An optional shallow boat dive (1 tank afternoon trip at 3PM) is available on graduation day to facilitate the advancement from student to diver.

Pricing and Reservations

Open Water Referral Certification

Activity Cost:
• $166 USD

Additional Fees

Additional Fees:
+ $32 USD : 2 days equipment (if needing to rent)
+ $26 USD : Certification processing: (PIC, if PADI)
+ $73 USD: Training manual

**If training manual is purchased prior to arrival in Cozumel, you must show a recent sales receipt when in Cozumel.

Schedule and Duration

Schedule
• Flexible, but typically from 9:00am to 2pm

Duration
• 2 Days if confined water skills are completed (typical referral).
Allow about 3 days if you have only completed your classroom or online interactive knowledge portion and exam of the Open Water course, and need to do all confined water skills and open water check-out dives with us.

Availability
• Daily with the possible exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Meeting point
• Check in at one of our beach front dive shops and they will connect you with an instructor who will then meet with you to set up specific dates and times.

What's Included

Activity Inclusions:
• Personalized attention of a PADI Dive Instructor.

Additional Information

Minimum Age

Must be at least 10 years old for Jr. Open Water and 15 years old for Open Water.

Additional Information

The student must bring a signed referral form from their classroom and confined water instructor.