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Why Become A Raid Junior Open Water Diver?

As a young person living in such a golden age of technology and communications, you have probably been exposed to hundreds, if not thousands, of underwater images and videos. You are born with excitement running through your veins, and you itch to do something unique.
You also understand that the future of our oceans depends on you and all your friends. The way you interact with our oceans and waterways will ensure that our blue planet remains as wonderful as ever.
Few people have the fortune and privilege to interact with the wonders of our underwater world, and diving is a sport all the family can all do together, even your parents or your older siblings and friends. For those of you younger than 12, you can participate in the RAID Cadet Open Water Diver course. The Junior Open Water diver program may be your first journey into the wonderful world of scuba diving, and you are going to have the time of your life.

How Do I Get My Certification?

To earn your RAID Junior Open Water Diver certification, you need to read the manuals for each section and complete the quizzes. Once you have passed all the quizzes, you can proceed to the exam. It is important to select and contact a RAID Dive Centre and arrange for your practical in-water training. 

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They will arrange your class and in-water sessions and help you with equipment advice or purchases. The quizzes and exam are “open book”. This means you are required to read the manuals and then, if needed, research the manual to find the correct answers.


You will be required to a complete some mandatory paperwork which consists of a dive medical questionnaire, a liability release, and a safe diving practices form. If there are any potential medical issues, you will need to complete a medical form signed by a licensed physician prior to participating in any in-water sessions. Once you have registered with RAID, you can access all the required paperwork online in “Your Profile”.

Course Structure

Together with your instructor, you will be guided through the following:


Once certified as a RAID Junior Open Water Diver, you will be able to dive in an environment similar or better to that which you are certified in, with a buddy, to a maximum of 20 meters/ 65 feet. Now, get stuck in and enjoy your course and the rest of your diving career.

Start Today

1. To register as a RAID diver, please visit the link provided below and follow registration instructions.

2. Visit our FREe-Learning centre to read the course material, then purchase the course if you wish.

3. Locate your nearest dive center and get in touch to begin your adventure with RAID today!

Be unafRAID and get started today!

⭐ When purchasing a course online, access to the course manuals, quizzes and exam are included. Practical training is provided by your local RAID Dive Centre and Instructor.

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