The advanced open water course is an exciting and challenging experience for divers who wish to advance their scuba skills through adventurous diving
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. This is what it does for you.
The advanced open water course is an exciting and challenging experience for divers who wish to advance their scuba skills through adventurous diving.
Now this may be slightly confusing. You do not need to have reached the stage of ‘ advanced’ to enroll for this course. This course has been introduced to advance your diving skills.
You may start straight after having gained your PADI Open Water Diver certification. It is an ideal course to help boast underwater confidence and enhance your scuba skills through dives with different characters.
You can try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of our proefessional instructor. You will log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. This is how you qualify.
Who qualifies? Those PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to participate in an Advanced Open Water Diver course. Our instructors determine in which kind of dives you are entitled to participate.
In case you are already a certified adventure diver, you only need to fulfill two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
Let us give you an example. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive is geared to improve your compass navigation skills and helps your navigation skills through refined underwater techniques.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. This is what you will learn.
Two dives are compulsory, namely Deep Adventure and Underwater Navigation. The remaining three you choose from a menu in close harmony with your instructor.
During the Deep Adventure Dive, you wil get skilled in how to plan dives to deal in order to cope with physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving.
The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive fine-tunes your compass navigation skills and contributes to better navigate, using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.
The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the ambitions you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. This is how can you start.
If it is your ambition to start straight away you can go online to sign up for Advanced Open Water Diver, on of PADI’s eLearning programmes. You will be presented with the most popular adventure dives, including the required Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives Other courses on the underwater menu are Boat, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist and Wreck Adventure Dives