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PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

This course can be taken right after the PADI Open Water Water Course. It is called PADI Advanced Open Water Diver because it advances your diving knowledge and skills.

That is what the PADI Advanced Diver course is all about.   The course is designed to advance your diving. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out other specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

  • Academic Materials - PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual
  • Rental Gear
    • BCD
    • Regulators
    • Dive Computer
    • Exposure Protection

During your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, you will:

Complete the "Thinking Like a Diver" sections, where you will learn about four central techniques of diving:

  • Primary and secondary dive objectives
  • Increasing your situational awareness
  • How to handle task loading
  • Better habits to be a good diver

You will then complete five ADVENTURE DIVES.   Two of these dives are required:

  • Underwater navigation 
  • Deep Adventure

You will then choose three more adventure dives: Night Diver,  Wreck Diver, Search, and Recovery, or Sidemount Diver.

As you read the chapters specific to the Adventure Dives you choose, you will also learn about:

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving.
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks, and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose
Prerequisites:

To take this course, you must be:

  • A PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
  • Complete a PADI Medical Statement. Please note that any "YES" answer to a question requires Physician approval before any in-water activities. Please download the form and review it HERE
    Start Date Course Type Max. Places Places Available   Price    
20 Apr 2024 Advanced Open Water Diver 8 5 US$ 299.00

Knowledge Development
Sat 20 Apr 2024
09:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Navigation
Sun 21 Apr 2024
09:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes

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11 May 2024 Advanced Open Water Diver 8 8 US$ 299.00

Knowledge Development
Sat 11 May 2024
09:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Navigation
Sun 12 May 2024
09:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes

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01 Jun 2024 Advanced Open Water Diver 8 8 US$ 299.00

Knowledge Development
Sat 01 Jun 2024
09:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Navigation
Sun 02 Jun 2024
09:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes

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