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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Advanced Diving Courses & Specialties

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 424 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onKate W.Kate W. ★★★★★ From the moment I reached out to the DPM Diving Tenerife team, I knew I was in for a treat. Communication was seamless and incredibly efficient, making the entire process a breeze. The team was not only easy to deal with but also exuded a level of expertise that instilled confidence in even the most novice divers among us.Every question was met with a knowledgeable response, and their passion for diving was contagious. Underwater, the experience was nothing short of magical. The instructors were attentive and ensured that safety was paramount, all while guiding us through breathtaking underwater landscapes.The gear provided was top-notch, and the staff's proficiency made the dive feel effortless. It's rare to find a service that combines professionalism with such a warm and welcoming atmosphere. I left feeling exhilarated and already planning my next dive with them.For anyone considering a scuba diving experience, look no further. This team will not only meet but exceed your expectations. I'll definitely be using their services again. Two fins up for an unforgettable adventure! 🐠🌊Jakub F.Jakub F. ★★★★★ If you wonder if they really deserve the 5 star rating on Google I can guarantee you that they do. The dive sites are great and they are very professional and honest while remaining really nice. No matter if you're a certified diver or you do a try dive I can recommend them. Thank you Sergio for showing me how interesting diving on Tenerife can be.P.S. For the beginner divers - don't be afraid to try diving with DPM. They will help you overcome and issues you have and the diving experience will be amazing.Caolan B.Caolan B. ★★★★★ Amazing time with some great peopleThanks a mill :)(Sting rays were huge!!)Andreas ..Andreas .. ★★★★★ Ich hatte eine absolut fantastische Erfahrung mit Dpm Diving Tenerife! Von Anfang bis Ende war alles perfekt organisiert. Die Ausrüstung war topmodern und in ausgezeichnetem Zustand. Unser Tauchlehrer war unglaublich professionell, geduldig und hat uns die besten Tauchplätze gezeigt, die die Unterwasserwelt von Teneriffa zu bieten hat. Erklärung wurde auf deutsch durchgeführt. Die Vielfalt an Meereslebewesen und die klaren Gewässer waren beeindruckend. Besonders gut gefallen hat mir die persönliche Betreuung und die kleinen Gruppengrößen, die für ein besonders sicheres und angenehmes Taucherlebnis sorgten. Ich kann Dpm Diving Tenerife jedem Taucher, ob Anfänger oder Fortgeschrittener, wärmstens empfehlen. Vielen Dank für diese unvergesslichen Erlebnisse unter Wasser!Enrique Z.Enrique Z. ★★★★★ Muy contentos con la formación, el equipo humano y los sitios que hemos visitado!Estuvimos buceando con Jose, un chico super atento, agradable y preocupado en hacer las cosas bien y que estuviésemos a gusto.Este es la segunda escuela de DPM que visitamos, y seguiremos yendo a otras por el mundo 🙂Karan S.Karan S. ★★★★★ Superb diving experience. Great instructor.Definitely recommendReally enjoyed this. Would definitely use againJose P.Jose P. ★★★★★ Muy buena la experiencia con vosotros.Nos gustó mucho los sitios donde nos llevasteis a bucear.Y muy contento con Jose qué estuvo muy atento con nosotros.Seguro que volveremos a coincidir!!!Rosemary S.Rosemary S. ★★★★★ Friendly, professional and knowledgeable. Maria, like the rest of the staff, really new her stuff and made my dives a real pleasure. Top recommended!!...Martin G.Martin G. ★★★★★ Have just return from Tenerife having completed my SSI qualification with DPM.. what a brilliant team, friendly and experienced, completed my 4 open water dives to complete my qualification, they ensured I had all the right paperwork and proof of exam completion and everything needed to open water dive before taking me for them… who knew there was so much in the Atlantic..Rays, Barracuda’s, angel sharks and cuttlefish to name but a few…. Truly is a different world, thank you so much DPM for such a great time and look forward to seeing you next year!!!js_loader

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