Pre Holiday theory & pool dives in only 1 weekend

Learn to Scuba – Pre Holiday PADI Scuba Diving Course PADI Open Water Referral – £439

PADI Open Water Referral PADI Open Water Referral Course PADI Open Water Referral Courses Learn to Scuba Dive PADI Open Water Referral

Call our 5 Star IDC PADI Scuba Diving School based in Hertfordshire on 01279 815559 TODAY to book your PADI Open Water Referral Course Our PADI Scuba Diving Courses are undertaken at out Herts class & Herts & Beds dive pool locations.

We pride ourselves on giving the most up to date scuba tuition around, with modern teaching techniques and up to 8 hours of pool time for the 5 confined water dives. 

We also give you over 6 hours of class time with our team of highly experienced PADI dive professionals, so if there is anything you do not understand you have someone to answer any questions you may have. There is no such thing as a stupid question!

2DiVE4 believe in giving the customer the best possible experience. This means teaching with the best supervision levels at the best venues available. The best venue to conduct the open water dives is Stoney Cove in Leicestershire (The National Diving Centre). The best scuba tuition with the best instructors, teaching at the best venues. This is what you get at 2DiVE4!

This is the reason 2DiVE4 have certified thousands of  happy divers in the last 2 decades….. The personal service we offer to each and everyone of our students!

Learn to scuba dive with 2DiVE4 to become another one of our happy, certified divers!

PADI Open Water Referral Course

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Looking to go on a holiday? One of the most popular choices for many of the people that learn to dive with us is to do the classroom studying here in the UK at our dive centres and then take a holiday to complete to certificate level at a PADI approved dive centre that we will locate for you.

2DiVE4’s PADI Open Water Referral Course option is for those who are going on holiday and would like to complete the theory and swimming pool sessions before they go and finish the 4 Open Water dives in the warmer waters of your desired holiday destination.

This PADI Open Water Referral Course is run by our highly qualified PADI diving instructors and is divided into 2 areas:

  • 1. Academic Training (classroom and independent study)
  • 2. Confined Water Training (swimming pool sessions)

2DiVE4 will then help you locate a PADI dive centre at the destination of your choice. Call 01279 815559 to book your PADI Open Water Referral Course TODAY!



  • No diving experience necessary
  • Minimum age: 15 (10 for Junior Divers)
  • Able to swim 200 meters non-stop any style
  • Able to tread water for 10 minutes
  • Complete a medical statement attached to our booking form

Price Includes

  • All academic materials (books & link to DVD)
  • PADI log book
  • All equipment hire (except mask & snorkel)
  • Swimming pool entrance fees

Price Excludes

  • Air fills
  • Transport to sites

What you will need to bring

  • Swim Suit
  • Mask & Snorkel
  • Towel
  • 2 passport-sized photographs
  • Academic Materials


Course Dates

The PADI Open Water Referral Course is conducted over 2 days and is split into 2 different areas:

  • Theory – 5 sessions
  • Confined water dives (swimming pool) – 5 dives

The 2 day course structure at our Bishops Stortford & Bedford venues is as follows:

  • Day 1 – 10am-4pm, 2DiVE4, Bishops Stortford – Theory sessions 1 – 5
  • Day 2 – 9am-5pm, Bishops Stortford or Bedford – Pool dives 1 – 5


Day 1
Day 2
Open Water Referral Diver 08/01/22 09/01/22
Open Water Referral Diver 26/02/22 27/02/22
Open Water Referral Diver 26/03/22 27/03/22
Open Water Referral Diver 23/04/22 24/04/22
Open Water Referral Diver 14/05/22 15/05/22
Open Water Referral Diver 04/05/22 05/05/22
Open Water Referral Diver 02/07/22 03/07/22
Open Water Referral Diver 13/08/22 14/08/22
Open Water Referral Diver 24/09/22 25/09/22
Open Water Referral Diver 29/10/22 30/10/22
Open Water Referral Diver 26/11/22 27/11/22


For hygiene reasons all students will need there own mask & snorkel. These are available to purchase at 2DiVE4 prior to your course.

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