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Junior Open Water Diver


TheWASE Junior Open Water Diver(OWD) Course opens the door to the underwater world. This first globally recognised certification will allow you to dive safely anywhere in the world.

Junior OWD

Max. depth

minimum age

he WASE Junior Open Water Diver Course is the course that qualifies and certifies you to dive in pairs, at the first level of autonomous diving.

Junior Open Water WASE patented divers must be accompanied by a patented diver of legal age on each of their open water dives.
Junior Open Water WASE divers aged 10 and 11 must be accompanied on their open water dives by an instructor, parent or patented legal guardian (acting as buddy).

The maximum depth for Junior Open Water Divers is 18 metres, but if the age is between 10 and 11 years, it is 12 metres.

You will learn with the help of a WASE Instructor to:
1. Know and respect the marine environment
2. Dive safely
3. Know the theoretical principles of diving
4. Use and maintain equipment

And then, after the course is over...

Continue to dive and discover the Specialties or sign up for a WASE Junior Advanced Open Water Divercourse.

course structure


4 theory modules + final quiz


4 confined water modules


4 open water modules

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