OPEN WATER DIVER
The best, with all due respect to the others. PSS Worldwide is one of the most important diver training agencies in the world. Born from the passion of professionals with experience in diver training more than 25 years ago, today it trains thousands and thousands of divers every year. PSS Worldwide is part of the pool of training agencies belonging to RSTC Europe that includes only the most important international agencies as its associates. Membership to RSTC qualifies its associated organizations, by virtue of the common minimum standards, as "internationally recognized"
The Rules of PSS diving courses conform to the directives of the European Community (EN Standards) and to ISO standards (International Organization for Standardization). This conformity is essential in order to operate in compliance with the regulations issued within the European Community and worldwide.
PSS Worldwide deals with the training of divers at any level and in any activity, from free diving to recreational diving, from cave diving to technical diving. This great versatility allows us to satisfy the demands of all types of divers.
The diving patent you can be provided with by Albania Adventure Diving center:
- OPEN WATER DIVER
- ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER
- SCUBA RESCUE DIVER
- FIRST AID AND CPR
- OXYGEN IN DIVING EMERGENCIES
- DEEP DIVER SPECIALTY
- DIVER DIVEMASTER
OPEN WATER DIVER
The Open Water Diver Course is a great "beginning", but is more challenging as you will become an autonomous diver. The international certification you will attain enables you to dive (without the requirement of being accompanied by a diving professional) with a dive buddy to a maximum depth of 18 meters (60 feet).
Becoming a PSS Open Water Diver is the best way to start your scuba adventure due to worldwide recognition!
With personalized training and taking enough time, we make sure you are truly comfortable under water with the skills and equipment you will use.
In general, an Open Water Diver course consists of 3 parts: Academics, Pool Training and Open Water Sessions.
In case you decide to participate in this training course, our diving center will provide you with a PSS worldwide account where all the academic materials as well as lectures will be found, altogether 11 of them. The PSS Training Materials are provided either in written form or on video. You can choose the way of studying depending on your choice. There is a test after each lecture, which will be followed online by your instructor. The final test will be completed when you come to our diving center and together with the instructor you will discuss all the unclear issues. The practical part will be followed by our instructor is described as follows:
DELIMITATED WATERS TRAINING:
During four training lessons in the pool your instructor will provide to you all the necessary scuba equipment, in this way you will become comfortable in your “second skin”.
OPEN WATER SESSIONS:
You will complete at least 4 open water dives and have the chance to experience everything you learned in your training in the pool.
After successful completion of your open water training dives you will become a Certified Diver. The PSS Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.
In order to follow this course:
- It is not required to possess a previous patent.
- You must be 15 years old to start your training for Open Water Diver & 12 years old for Junior Open Water Diver.
The fee for this course is 250 €.