Cost: R 4500.00


The course is for divers who wish to increase their understanding and enjoyment of diving. Emphasis is on student participation and practical application of knowledge in open water after a classroom discussion of subjects. Some subject areas are a review and expansion of material from previous courses. Each subject area is a progression in study and not a definitive study in the diving activity. However, instructors will specify performance objectives for related course diving activities; for example, during a navigation dive the student will swim a reciprocal course to within 3m of its origin.  The course may be divided and taught in sections with the student’s Diving/Training Log being signed off for each activity until all requirements are met. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without supervision This is provided that the diving environment, activities, areas dived, and equipment approximate those of training.

Breakdown of what to expect:

  • The course can be presented in one of three ways, depending on the student’s preference:
    1. ± five Classroom lectures
    2. e-learning using the website.
    3. Combination of e-learning and classroom lectures.
  • ± five pool sessions to learn and master specific diving skills are required to complete the course.
  • A minimum of eight qualification dives, which can be divided into three required and five elective dives.
  • The student will be required to complete a formal exam.
  • The duration of the course, dates of the pool sessions and qualification weekend will be determined by the students during their first meeting. A course calendar will be established.


  • NAUI activation code for the Open Water Scuba Diver electronic learning material.
  • Air Fills – (while on the 0 Gravity premises)
  • Rental of equipment
  • Credential Card – (Plastic & Electronic)
  • Registration – On the NAUI core website and the NAUI mobile app
  • Course T-shirts


  • Entrance and accommodation for Bass Lake, or Miracle Water, or Komati Springs
  • Cost of qualifying weekend at the coast.
  • Air Fills (while away from 0 Gravity)

What’s next?

Once you confirm your interest and payment is made, a “Meet & Greet” meeting, will be arranged.

Here you will meet your instructor, who will introduce you to master scuba diving and where you will set up the course calendar and activate your electronic course material.