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How I did it: Went on a discover scuba excursion in St. Thomas while on a cruise and liked it. So I took a weekend course at home that covered the theory and the pool sessions. Then I did the open water part in Jamaica.
It's an amazing experience that I higly recommend!
Lessons & tips: Make sure you go to a certified dive center to do the course. There are various organizations that offer diving certifications, a very well known one in the US is PADI.
Listen carefully to what your diving instructor says & be responsible. If you have difficulties with something or are afraid, tell your instructor before the dive. It's a great hobby, but can be dangerous if you are not careful.
Resources: www.padi.com has a list of diving centers worldwide.