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TRAINING FOR NEW DIVERS Learn to Dive with Motor City Scuba

New Diver Training  Open Water Scuba Diver Course

 
 

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 Open Water Diver course, you must:

  • Have guardian’s active participation if 10-12 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 

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.

The Scuba Gear You Use

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 10 Years and up (restrictions apply) & Satisfactory Medical Condition 
  • EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:  Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Dive Boots
  • Course Paperwork

    COURSE INCLUDES: 
  • Home Study Materials (eLearning)
  • Classroom Lectures and Critiques
  • Pool Training Sessions
  • Air Fills
  • Use of Scuba Regulator System, Buoyancy Compensator, Dive Computer and Weights
  Start Date End Date   Price    
14 Jun 2019 16 Jun 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 14 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Fri 14 Jun 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Fri 14 Jun 2019
08:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Fri 14 Jun 2019
09:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Sat 15 Jun 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Sat 15 Jun 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 15 Jun 2019
01:30 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 15 Jun 2019
02:30 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 16 Jun 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Beyond OW
Sun 16 Jun 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 3
Sun 16 Jun 2019
01:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 16 Jun 2019
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 16 Jun 2019
03:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Livonia Y
Instructor(s): Michelle Robinson, Timothy Schmieding,

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

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17 Jun 2019 22 Jul 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Mon 17 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Mon 17 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Mon 17 Jun 2019
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Walled Lake Western High School
Dive Computers
Mon 24 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 1
Mon 24 Jun 2019
08:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Western High School
Think like a Diver
Mon 01 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 2
Mon 01 Jul 2019
08:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Western High School
Gas Management
Mon 08 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 3
Mon 08 Jul 2019
08:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Western High School
Beyond OW
Mon 15 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 4
Mon 15 Jul 2019
08:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Western High School
Exam / Quick Review
Mon 22 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 5
Mon 22 Jul 2019
08:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Western High School
Instructor(s): Jason Johnson,

6-Week Monday Night Course: Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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21 Jun 2019 23 Jun 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 21 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 21 Jun 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Swim Tests
Fri 21 Jun 2019
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 21 Jun 2019
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Think like a Diver
Sat 22 Jun 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Sat 22 Jun 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 22 Jun 2019
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 22 Jun 2019
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Gas Management
Sun 23 Jun 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Beyond OW
Sun 23 Jun 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 23 Jun 2019
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 23 Jun 2019
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 23 Jun 2019
04:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Kenneth Marshall,

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

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12 Jul 2019 14 Jul 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 12 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Fri 12 Jul 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Fri 12 Jul 2019
08:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Fri 12 Jul 2019
09:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Sat 13 Jul 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Sat 13 Jul 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 13 Jul 2019
01:30 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 13 Jul 2019
02:30 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 14 Jul 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Beyond OW
Sun 14 Jul 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 3
Sun 14 Jul 2019
01:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 14 Jul 2019
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 14 Jul 2019
03:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Livonia Y
Instructor(s): Michelle Robinson,

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

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19 Jul 2019 21 Jul 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 19 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 19 Jul 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Swim Tests
Fri 19 Jul 2019
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 19 Jul 2019
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Think like a Diver
Sat 20 Jul 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Sat 20 Jul 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 20 Jul 2019
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 20 Jul 2019
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Gas Management
Sun 21 Jul 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Beyond OW
Sun 21 Jul 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 21 Jul 2019
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 21 Jul 2019
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 21 Jul 2019
04:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Scott Suryan,

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

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09 Aug 2019 11 Aug 2019 US$ 349.00

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

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

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16 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 16 Aug 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Fri 16 Aug 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Swim Tests
Fri 16 Aug 2019
08:00 PM
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Fri 16 Aug 2019
08:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Think like a Diver
Sat 17 Aug 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Sat 17 Aug 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 17 Aug 2019
01:00 PM
02 hours 15 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 17 Aug 2019
03:15 PM
02 hours 45 minutes
Farmington Y
Gas Management
Sun 18 Aug 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Beyond OW
Sun 18 Aug 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 18 Aug 2019
01:00 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 18 Aug 2019
02:30 PM
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 18 Aug 2019
04:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Steve Lomakoski, Stephen Kirsch,

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

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13 Sep 2019 15 Sep 2019 US$ 349.00

Orientation and Paperwork
Fri 13 Sep 2019
06:00 PM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Think like a Diver
Fri 13 Sep 2019
06:30 PM
90 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Dive Computers
Fri 13 Sep 2019
08:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Gas Management
Fri 13 Sep 2019
09:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly
Sat 14 Sep 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Sat 14 Sep 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 14 Sep 2019
01:30 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 14 Sep 2019
02:30 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 15 Sep 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Beyond OW
Sun 15 Sep 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 3
Sun 15 Sep 2019
01:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 15 Sep 2019
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 15 Sep 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 Sep 2019 22 Sep 2019 US$ 349.00

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

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

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