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TRAINING FOR NEW DIVERS Learn to Dive with Motor City Scuba

New Diver Training  Open Water Scuba Diver Course

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: $349
  • DURATION: Multiple Schedules (see below)
  • PREREQUISTES: Age 12 Years and up (restrictions apply) & Satisfactory Medical Condition 
  • EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:  Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Dive Boots
  • Course Paperwork
  • Use of Scuba Regulator System, Buoyancy Compensator, Dive Computer and Weights

  • COURSE INCLUDES:
  • Home Study Materials (eLearning)
  • Classroom Time  (Lectures and Critiques)
  • Pool Training Sessions  (Confined Water Training)
  • Air Fills
  • Use of Scuba Regulator System, Buoyancy Compensator, Dive Computer and Weights
  Start Date Course Type End Date   Price    
18 Oct 2019 Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers 20 Oct 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 18 Oct 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 18 Oct 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Swim Tests
Fri 18 Oct 2019
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 18 Oct 2019
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Think like a Diver
Sat 19 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 19 Oct 2019
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 19 Oct 2019
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Gas Management
Sun 20 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Beyond OW
Sun 20 Oct 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 20 Oct 2019
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 20 Oct 2019
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 20 Oct 2019
04:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Stephen Kirsch,

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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08 Nov 2019 Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers 10 Nov 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 08 Nov 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Fri 08 Nov 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Fri 08 Nov 2019
08:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Fri 08 Nov 2019
09:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Sat 09 Nov 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Sat 09 Nov 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 09 Nov 2019
01:30 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 09 Nov 2019
02:30 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 10 Nov 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Beyond OW
Sun 10 Nov 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 3
Sun 10 Nov 2019
01:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 10 Nov 2019
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 10 Nov 2019
03:00 PM
90 minutes
Livonia Y
Instructor(s): Michelle Robinson,

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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15 Nov 2019 Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers 17 Nov 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 15 Nov 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 15 Nov 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Swim Tests
Fri 15 Nov 2019
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 15 Nov 2019
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Gas Management
Sat 16 Nov 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Think like a Diver
Sat 16 Nov 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Sat 16 Nov 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 16 Nov 2019
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 16 Nov 2019
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Beyond OW
Sun 17 Nov 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 17 Nov 2019
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 17 Nov 2019
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 17 Nov 2019
04:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Steve Lomakoski, Andrew Mazzara,

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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13 Dec 2019 Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers 15 Dec 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 13 Dec 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Fri 13 Dec 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Fri 13 Dec 2019
08:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Fri 13 Dec 2019
09:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Sat 14 Dec 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Sat 14 Dec 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 14 Dec 2019
01:30 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 14 Dec 2019
02:30 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 15 Dec 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Beyond OW
Sun 15 Dec 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 3
Sun 15 Dec 2019
01:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 15 Dec 2019
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 15 Dec 2019
03:00 PM
90 minutes
Livonia Y
Instructor(s): Michelle Robinson,

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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20 Dec 2019 Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers 22 Dec 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 20 Dec 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 20 Dec 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Swim Tests
Fri 20 Dec 2019
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 20 Dec 2019
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Think like a Diver
Sat 21 Dec 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Sat 21 Dec 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 21 Dec 2019
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 21 Dec 2019
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Gas Management
Sun 22 Dec 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Beyond OW
Sun 22 Dec 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 22 Dec 2019
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 22 Dec 2019
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 22 Dec 2019
04:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Stephen Kirsch, Kenneth Marshall,

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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10 Jan 2020 Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers 12 Jan 2020 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 10 Jan 2020
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Fri 10 Jan 2020
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Fri 10 Jan 2020
08:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Fri 10 Jan 2020
09:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Sat 11 Jan 2020
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Sat 11 Jan 2020
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 11 Jan 2020
01:30 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 11 Jan 2020
02:30 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 12 Jan 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Beyond OW
Sun 12 Jan 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 3
Sun 12 Jan 2020
01:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 12 Jan 2020
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 12 Jan 2020
03:00 PM
90 minutes
Livonia Y

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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17 Jan 2020 Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers 19 Jan 2020 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 17 Jan 2020
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 17 Jan 2020
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Swim Tests
Fri 17 Jan 2020
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 17 Jan 2020
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Think like a Diver
Sat 18 Jan 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Sat 18 Jan 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 18 Jan 2020
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 18 Jan 2020
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Gas Management
Sun 19 Jan 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Beyond OW
Sun 19 Jan 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 19 Jan 2020
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 19 Jan 2020
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 19 Jan 2020
04:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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