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TRAINING FOR NEW DIVERS Learn to Scuba Dive with Motor City Scuba

Learn to Scuba Dive - Open Water Scuba Diver Course

New Diver Training

Offered Year-Round 

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderful world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The Open Water Scuba Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.

What You Learn

The Academics and Pool Training for the Open Water Scuba Diver Training is the FIRST step in learning how to dive:

  • Blended Knowledge Development  Classroom and eLearning to help you understand basic principles of scuba diving, and
  • Pool Training Dives (Confined Water) to learn basic scuba skills.

To get your certification, you will need to complete four additional Open Water Diver certification dives  (OW cert dives) after you complete this training  (confined water and knowledge development).  You have 12 months after completeing the training to complete these OW certification dives.

Prerequisites

To enroll in the course, you must:

  • Have guardian’s active participation if 12-14 years of age
  • Be accompanied by a parent/guardian for all training if under age 16
  • Have written parent/guardian approval if under age 18
  • Be able to swim 200 meters continuously
  • Be able to tread/float in deep water for at least 10 minutes

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the training, you'll dive in a pool under the supervision of your Motor City Scuba Instructor.  In your Open Water Scuba Diver course with Motor CIty Scuba, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories.

  • COURSE PRICE: $600
  • EQUIPMENT INCLUDED:  Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Dive Boots
  • DURATION: Multiple Schedules (see below)
  • PREREQUISTES: Age 12 Years and up (restrictions apply) & Satisfactory Medical Condition 
  • Course Paperwork

COURSE INCLUDES:

  • SCUBAPRO Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Dive Boots
  • Home Study Materials (eLearning)
  • Classroom Time  (Lectures and Critiques)
  • Pool Training Sessions  (Confined Water Training)
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Air Fills
  • Use of Scuba Regulator System, Buoyancy Compensator, Dive Computer and Weights
  Start Date Course Type End Date   Price    
29 Jan 2022 Learn to Scuba Dive 12 Feb 2022 US$ 600.00

Orientation and Paperwork - Classroom Session 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly - Classroom Session 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
CW Skills Briefing - Classroom Session 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 29 Jan 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Dive Computers
Sat 05 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Gas Management
Sat 05 Feb 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 05 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 05 Feb 2022
03:30 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Exam / Quick Review - Classroom Session 2
Sat 12 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Think like a Diver
Sat 12 Feb 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 12 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 12 Feb 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Instructor(s): Richard Stavoe Jr, Stephen Kirsch,

Saturday - Learn to Dive. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. 3 Saturday class/pool sessions. 10am-5pm

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29 Jan 2022 Learn to Scuba Dive 12 Feb 2022 US$ 600.00

Orientation and Paperwork - Classroom Session 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly - Classroom Session 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
CW Skills Briefing - Classroom Session 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 29 Jan 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 29 Jan 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Dive Computers
Sat 05 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Gas Management
Sat 05 Feb 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 05 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 05 Feb 2022
03:30 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Exam / Quick Review - Classroom Session 2
Sat 12 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Think like a Diver
Sat 12 Feb 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 12 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 12 Feb 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Instructor(s): Andrew Mazzara,

Saturday - Learn to Dive. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. 3 Saturday class/pool sessions. 10am-5pm

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05 Feb 2022 Learn to Scuba Dive 19 Feb 2022 US$ 600.00

Orientation and Paperwork - Classroom Session 1
Sat 05 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly - Classroom Session 1
Sat 05 Feb 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
CW Skills Briefing - Classroom Session 1
Sat 05 Feb 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 05 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 05 Feb 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Dive Computers
Sat 12 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Gas Management
Sat 12 Feb 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 12 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 12 Feb 2022
03:30 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Exam / Quick Review - Classroom Session 2
Sat 19 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Think like a Diver
Sat 19 Feb 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 19 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 19 Feb 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Instructor(s): Scott Suryan,

Saturday - Learn to Dive. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. 3 Saturday class/pool sessions. 10am-5pm

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12 Feb 2022 Learn to Scuba Dive 26 Feb 2022 US$ 600.00

Orientation and Paperwork - Classroom Session 1
Sat 12 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly - Classroom Session 1
Sat 12 Feb 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
CW Skills Briefing - Classroom Session 1
Sat 12 Feb 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 12 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 12 Feb 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Dive Computers
Sat 19 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Gas Management
Sat 19 Feb 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 19 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 19 Feb 2022
03:30 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Exam / Quick Review - Classroom Session 2
Sat 26 Feb 2022
10:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Think like a Diver
Sat 26 Feb 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 26 Feb 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 26 Feb 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Instructor(s): Kenneth Marshall,

Saturday - Learn to Dive. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. 3 Saturday class/pool sessions. 10am-5pm

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12 Mar 2022 Learn to Scuba Dive 26 Mar 2022 US$ 600.00

Orientation and Paperwork - Classroom Session 1
Sat 12 Mar 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly - Classroom Session 1
Sat 12 Mar 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
CW Skills Briefing - Classroom Session 1
Sat 12 Mar 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 12 Mar 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 12 Mar 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Dive Computers
Sat 19 Mar 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Gas Management
Sat 19 Mar 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 19 Mar 2022
02:00 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 19 Mar 2022
03:30 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Exam / Quick Review - Classroom Session 2
Sat 26 Mar 2022
10:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Think like a Diver
Sat 26 Mar 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 26 Mar 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 26 Mar 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Instructor(s): Naoe Sano, Andrew Mazzara,

Saturday - Learn to Dive. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. 3 Saturday class/pool sessions. 10am-5pm

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19 Mar 2022 Learn to Scuba Dive 02 Apr 2022 US$ 600.00

Orientation and Paperwork - Classroom Session 1
Sat 19 Mar 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly - Classroom Session 1
Sat 19 Mar 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
CW Skills Briefing - Classroom Session 1
Sat 19 Mar 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 19 Mar 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 19 Mar 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Dive Computers
Sat 26 Mar 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Gas Management
Sat 26 Mar 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 26 Mar 2022
02:00 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 26 Mar 2022
03:30 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Exam / Quick Review - Classroom Session 2
Sat 02 Apr 2022
10:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Think like a Diver
Sat 02 Apr 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 02 Apr 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 02 Apr 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Instructor(s): Stephen Kirsch,

Saturday - Learn to Dive. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. 3 Saturday class/pool sessions. 10am-5pm

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