Open Water in Tenerife

Tenerife and diving. Is there a better combination? In addition to the well-known charms of the island of Tenerife, located in the center of the Canary Archipelago, you can add the beauty of its underwater landscapes and its rich marine life that you can immerse yourself in through our Open Water course.

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Open Water Tenerife: The beginner’s course

Sometimes it’s just a matter of taking the plunge. Taking a deep breath and immersing yourself in a new world. That’s the goal of our Open Water course in Tenerife: to introduce divers to the underwater universe.

What is the Open Water course?


An Open Water scuba diving course is a basic training program designed for individuals interested in learning to dive safely and independently. It is one of the most popular and widely recognized scuba diving courses worldwide, and you will have the opportunity to complete it entirely in Tenerife, guided by accredited professionals and in the best environment on the island.

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Features of the DPM Diving Open Water Course

The Open Water course is divided into different theoretical and practical training phases that provide a motivating journey for the student towards certification. At DPM Diving, we have trained thousands of divers worldwide, so we have the experience and know-how to ensure your success. The course includes:
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Dive Fundamentals

The Open Water course introduces you to the fundamental concepts of diving, including the physics and physiology of diving, necessary equipment, and safety techniques.

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Confined Water Sessions

These are practical sessions in a pool or calm waters where you will practice essential skills, such as assembling and disassembling equipment, underwater breathing, and managing common issues.

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Theoretical Classes

The course includes theoretical classes where you will learn about diving principles, safety rules, dive planning, and risk management. This is typically conducted through study manuals, videos, and discussions with a dive instructor.

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Open Water Dives

An important part of the Open Water course involves open water dives, where you will apply what you have learned in real diving conditions. Typically, you will complete at least four open water dives under the supervision of an instructor.


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SSI Open Water Tenerife: Obtain Your Certification


DPM Diving Tenerife issues the Open Water certification through SSI, the world’s largest scuba diving training agency, with over 50 years of experience and a community of 100,000 professionals in 150 countries.


 Steps to Become a Certified Diver 

Course duration

The duration of the course is three days, with a combination of classroom study, pool practice, and open water diving experiences.

Teorical exam

At the end of the course, you will need to pass a theoretical exam to demonstrate your understanding of the concepts you have learned. After that, you will gain international and lifelong recognition as an Open Water Diver, enabling you to explore the underwater world up to a depth of 18 meters.

Open Water Course Prices in Tenerife

The price of the Open Water course at DPM Diving Tenerife is 445€ and includes the entire training process, necessary materials, dives, and assistance from our team of instructors.


Book Your Open Water Course in Tenerife!

Now all that’s left is to take the plunge! Call us or send us a message, and we will be happy to assist with your inquiries, providing personalized guidance.

What people say

DPM Diving TenerifeExcellentDPM Diving Tenerife5.0 Based on 413 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onAnezka Marie S.Anezka Marie S. ★★★★★ I took my Open Water Certificate here with José as facilitator; he's great! Chill, nice humour and very patient. Safety is high and mood is high 😊 I can very much recommend this to anyone! My partner, who joined for a refresher and my two 18 m dives, also says the SSI app is much better than the Pady one 😜Alejandro Valdivieso F.Alejandro Valdivieso F. ★★★★★ Muy contento con el trato de Jose. Me he sacado el advanced y ha sido muy cercano y amable desdel primer momento, además de explicarlo todo super bien. 100% recomendado!!Thomas S.Thomas S. ★★★★★ Spent a week in Tenerife and six dives with Sergio and the DPM team - amazing experience and fantastic dives, the team and school is great, very professional, was highly accommodating to all our requests and a lot of fun! Big thanks to the DPM team!Albrecht B.Albrecht B. ★★★★★ Kati took excellent care of us, tending to every detail of a relaxing, entertaining and Safe Diving experience! Highly recommended!Pedro Magdaleno R.Pedro Magdaleno R. ★★★★★ Es la segunda vez q vuelvo a Tenerife a bucear con ellos, y la experiencia siempre es muy buena. Un trato muy bueno.Nicolas Di L.Nicolas Di L. ★★★★★ Todo super bien!!! Hicimos fundives con Sergio y estuvo genial! Los puntos de buceo increíbles, el equipo muy bien cuidado y el servicio 10/10Muchas gracias a todo el equipo de DPM!!Lorenzo P.Lorenzo P. ★★★★★ Bellissima esperienza per la mia prima immersione con Sergio e katy, professionali e simpatici.Consigliatissimo. Dovete provare.Grazie di tutto.LorenzoJohanna B.Johanna B. ★★★★★ Geweldige duiken gemaakt met DPM! Alles is van topkwaliteit! De gidsen, het materiaal, de service en de duikplekken verdienen allemaal vijf sterren. Zelfs na behoorlijk wat duiken, in de Indo-Pacific en het Caribisch gebied, heeft Tenerife me echt verrast als duikbestemming. Ik kan iedereen aanraden met DPM te duiken!Bob de V.Bob de V. ★★★★★ I came here with my Open Water certificate and decided to go diving for two days to get some more experience. I ended up doing 8 dives in 4 days. The guides are amazingly friendly and skilled. They gave me some great tips to improve my skills and I now feel so much more confident under water. And I even got my 30 meter certificate now! Price / quality is very good, I can’t wait to come back next year!!js_loader

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