Open Water Diver

Get Your First Scuba Diving License in Tioman

Our Open Water Diver course is a three-day scuba diving certification course that enables you to dive into the scuba community.

You’ll experience the weightlessness of astronauts as you fly through the ocean gravity exploring and discovering the underwater habitats and species

Safety is our top priority while we strive to provide an inclusive and supportive scuba dive training environment for all our students. Our class sizes are kept small, with a maximum of four students per Instructor.

Your Open Water Diver certificate is the beginning and the base of all other diving courses. It is recognized internationally and will enable you to dive autonomously with a buddy up to 18 metres deep.

10 Years


3 Days


18 m

What to Expect During The Open Water Diver Course?

Your Open Water Diver course is a journey into the unknown world. Covering subjects such as physics, physiology, equipment, environments and diving techniques.

The course has both practical and theoretical parts and, upon signing up to the course, you will gain access to the digital learning materials which you can start anytime before you arrive in Tioman, from the comfort of your own home at your own pace.

Once in Tioman you will start your training in equipment set up and confined water skills with your dive instructor, followed by a swim test. The goal is to begin to  learn the key skills  of diving, understanding the important concepts allowing you to become an efficient and effective scuba diver undersea.

Upon completion of the 4 open water dives and the final exam you will gain your Open Water Course certification, however at JSA we put safety and comfort for you and the ocean first, with that in mind diver licences are issued based on each participant’s ability, comfort level and understanding. Your instructor will assess your skills through the course and will decide if you are eligible to get the licence.

If you would like to know more on this topic, you can visit our Terms & Conditions page.

What You Need to Know

While the SSI Open Water Diver course is intended for all those wishing to experience scuba diving in Bali, it is required that all participants:

What is Included?