Welcome to your first steps in the most amazing world - the water world!
The basic diving courses of SDI are Open Water Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver. The courses are supervised by three parties: the SDI Diving Association, the Israeli Diving Authority, and our diving center - "Tzlilut"; with the professionalism, safety and proper access of the courses to our divers at the top of our standards. Our main goal is to give you the tools to dive safely and professionally and of course to infect you with diving! This will be our satisfaction!
An Open Water course is done once. From our vast experience, we found that the number of students who are most suitable for learning is 4. We promise that no more of 4 divers will be in one group!
As in any field, there are different levels. The basic diving courses will be your first step in the water world. At the end of these courses, a whole world will be revealed before you and will open up a window to various specialties and fascinating and professional development in the world of diving. Each course expands the knowledge, experience and at the same time, increases the possibilities, depths, and abilities of the diver.
As you become exposed to a greater variety of courses and programs - your passion, inquiry, and abilities will grow as well.
The stages of progress in the basic courses:
Open Water Diver Course
The aim of the Open Water Diver course is to teach the apprentice to dive safely and professionally when the diver is aware of himself, his body and his environment. The Open Water Diver course provides an international diving certificate that allows a diver to dive anywhere in the world to a depth of 18 meters. The length of the course is five days and is professionally and sensitively designed for everyone.
Advanced Open Water Diver Course
After the divers have learned to dive, the Advanced Open Water Diver course is designed to expand the knowledge and experience of the diver by exposure the divers to a different kinds of dives, in the Advanced Open Water Diver course the diver must pass six open water dives, including night dive, shipwreck dive, navigation dive, deep dive, Fish, and marine ecology dive and mandatory dive of the Israeli diving authority, which will return on underwater exercises and skills. Advanced Open Water Diver course gives an international certificate to a depth of up to 30 meters. The length of the course is two days.
Our dive organization, SDI, is among the world's leading organizations and its certificates are accepted worldwide!