Start here, learn to scuba dive, the RAID Open Water 20 Diver course, the most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Dive with your buddy to a max depth of 20m. If you are 10 years or above, you can start today. You will learn the basic knowledge of the science involved with diving, safety, and emergency practices to allow you to dive with a buddy.

Course Summary

1 x Academic study/exam (self-study)
2 x Theory classes (2~3hrs each)
2 x Confined water classes (3~4hrs each)
4 x Open sea dives (minimum 2hrs underwater)


Minimum age: 10*

* Students between the ages of 10 through 14 may obtain a RAID Junior Open Water Diver Certification if the following conditions are met: junior students are to train and dive under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian, or active dive professional. When a RAID Junior Open Water Diver reaches the age of 15, they may upgrade to a RAID Open Water 20 certification

RAID Openwater 20 – The beginner course