Open Water Sport Diver (OWSD) is a Professional Scuba Association International (PSAI) entry-level certification course. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will have proven their competence to use standard scuba equipment and engage in open water diving activities without supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those encountered in training.

  • Diving Physics.
  • Diving Physiology.
  • Dive Equipment Selection.
  • The Buddy System.
  • Air Consumption.
  • General Decompression Procedures.
  • First Aid.
  • Ocean Facts.
  • Marine Life.
  • Safety Rules & Procedures.
  • PSAI Continuing Education: Advanced and Specialty Courses.
  • Care and Maintenance of Equipment.

What sets PSAI apart is quality. You receive the ultimate in the classroom, pool and open water training, based on a history of 50 years of refinement at PSAI. Others will notice you possess the highest levels of knowledge and safety as well as comfort and control in the water. You will have what it takes to have fun underwater. You will be proud to have earned the PSAI Open Water Diver Certification.