JUNIORS

Most PADI courses can be completed by Children. The content is the same as the adult course. See below for age and certification limitations. Please also note that Aquapigs does not take any child under the age of 12 Open Water diving in the UK due to local site restrictions. They can of course complete the Open Water Referral with us - Open Water dives will be then be finished overseas.

Junior Open Water Diver (ages 10 -14)

Young people can take the full PADI Open Water Diver scuba certification course and upon completion will become Junior Open Water Divers with certain age limitations for scuba diving:

• Junior Open Water Divers ages 10-11 years old must dive with a PADI Professional or certified parent/guardian. Dives must not exceed 12 metres /40 feet

• Junior Open Water Divers ages 12-14 years old must dive with a certified adult, up to 18 metres

Junior Advanced Open Water Diver
(ages 12 -14)

Young people can continue the adventure and build their skills by taking the Advanced Open Water Diver course with a few limitations

• Junior Open Water Divers ages 10-11 years must complete three adventure dives to become a Junior Adventure Diver. They must dive with a PADI Professional or certified parent/guardian.  Dives must   not exceed 12 metres/ 40 feet

• Junior Open Water Divers ages 12-14 years may complete three Adventure Dives to earn the Junior Adventure Diver rating or five Adventure Dives to
earn the Junior Advanced Open Water rating They must dive with a certified adult, up to 21 metres