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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    
17 Jul 2020 Learn to Scuba Dive 19 Jul 2020 -

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 17 Jul 2020
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 17 Jul 2020
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Fri 17 Jul 2020
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 17 Jul 2020
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Dive Computers
Sat 18 Jul 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Sat 18 Jul 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
CW Skills Briefing
Sat 18 Jul 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 18 Jul 2020
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 18 Jul 2020
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Beyond OW
Sun 19 Jul 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Sun 19 Jul 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 19 Jul 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 19 Jul 2020
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 19 Jul 2020
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sun 19 Jul 2020
05:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. Friday 6pm-10pm / Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm.

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21 Aug 2020 Learn to Scuba Dive 23 Aug 2020 -

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 21 Aug 2020
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 21 Aug 2020
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Fri 21 Aug 2020
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 21 Aug 2020
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Dive Computers
Sat 22 Aug 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Sat 22 Aug 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
CW Skills Briefing
Sat 22 Aug 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 22 Aug 2020
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 22 Aug 2020
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Beyond OW
Sun 23 Aug 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Sun 23 Aug 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 23 Aug 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 23 Aug 2020
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 23 Aug 2020
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sun 23 Aug 2020
05:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. Friday 6pm-10pm / Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm.

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18 Sep 2020 Learn to Scuba Dive 20 Sep 2020 -

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 18 Sep 2020
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 18 Sep 2020
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Fri 18 Sep 2020
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 18 Sep 2020
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Dive Computers
Sat 19 Sep 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Sat 19 Sep 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
CW Skills Briefing
Sat 19 Sep 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 19 Sep 2020
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 19 Sep 2020
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Beyond OW
Sun 20 Sep 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Sun 20 Sep 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 20 Sep 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 20 Sep 2020
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 20 Sep 2020
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sun 20 Sep 2020
05:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. Friday 6pm-10pm / Saturday & Sunday 9am-6pm.

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16 Oct 2020 Learn to Scuba Dive 18 Oct 2020 -

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 16 Oct 2020
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 16 Oct 2020
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Fri 16 Oct 2020
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 16 Oct 2020
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Dive Computers
Sat 17 Oct 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Sat 17 Oct 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
CW Skills Briefing
Sat 17 Oct 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 17 Oct 2020
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 17 Oct 2020
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Beyond OW
Sun 18 Oct 2020
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Sun 18 Oct 2020
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 18 Oct 2020
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 18 Oct 2020
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 18 Oct 2020
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sun 18 Oct 2020
05:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom

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

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