RAID Open Water 20

Why RAID Open Water Diver 20?

As a certified RAID Open Water 20 Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a RAID Try Dive experience Scuba Diving experience or are RAID Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the other RAID Open Water Diver program.

The RAID Open Water 20 program is our most popular global certification program. You will learn everything you need to know to explore the underwater world with confidence.

RAID Open Water Diver 20 course has a high degree of Student – Instructor interaction


The minimum age is 12 years old. Student divers who are younger than 15 earn the RAID Junior Open Water Diver certification, which they may upgrade to RAID Open Water Diver certification upon reaching 15.

You will be required to a complete a dive medical questionnaire. If there are any potential issues you will need to complete a medical from a doctor.

You will need to demonstrate you can swim 200 meters/200 yards or snorkel 300 metres/300yards and tread water for 10 minutes


Your training starts online where you will learn all the important information about learning to scuba. Everything from the equipment you will use, the diving environment, the effects of depth and the skills you will learn in the water.


You will spend a lot of time in the pool (or pool like conditions) training and practicing at your own pace. This will make you very comfortable before you dive into the ocean.

In particular we make sure you learn to control your buoyancy as it is essential to diving safely, comfortable and allows you to glide through the water with ease.

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