This is the entry-level certification course with PADI. In just 2 ??? 2.5 days, you can be certified as a PADI Scuba Diver, which will qualify you to dive anywhere in the world to 12 meters, accompanied by a PADI professional. Five dives are required, in which you will learn and demonstrate some scuba diving basic skills. There is no exam, but students do have videos to watch, three chapters to read and complete in the Open Water Diver manual and three short quizzes. If student is under the age of 15, they will be awarded the PADI Junior Scuba Diver certification.