You can start earning your Scuba Diving merit badge today by enrolling in the PADI Open Water Diver Course Online. The PADI Open Water Diver course is one of six requirements to earn the Scuba Diving merit badge; the PADI Open Water Diver course has three sections – knowledge development, confined water dives, and open water dives. After enrolling in PADI Open Water Diver Online, you’ll complete the knowledge development portion of the course, then work with your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to complete required confined and open water dives. As part of the registration process for PADI Open Water Diver Online, you will choose a PADI Center or Resort you’ll be working with.
Course requirements: You must be at least 10 years old. If you’re under 13, you must have your parent or legal guardian complete and submit the underage permission form.