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Junior Open Water Diver


The WASE Junior Open Water Diver (OWD) Course opens the doors to the underwater world. This first globally recognized certification will allow you to dive safely anywhere in the world.

Junior OWD

Max Depth

Minimum age

The Junior Open Water Diver WASE Course is the course that qualifies and certifies diving in pairs, at the first level of independent diving.

Junior Open Water WASE certified students must be accompanied by a certified diver of legal age on each of their open water dives.
10 and 11-year-old WASE Junior Open Water divers must be accompanied on their open water dives by an instructor, parent, or certified legal guardian (acting as a partner).

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

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

And then, after the course…

Continue diving and discover the Specialties or enroll in a Junior Advanced Open Water Diver WASE course

Course Structure


4 theory modules + final quiz


4 Confined Water Modules


4 open water modules

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