Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They're what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don't have to be “advanced” to take it – it's designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course.
The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.
You'll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:
At Dive Academy, we use PADI's eLearning portal for all knowledge development for the Advanced Water course, so we can focus our time & efforts on teaching you the practical skills.
To take this course, you must be:
You use all the basic scuba gear including your underwater compass. Depending on which three adventure dives you pick, you may also try out underwater photography equipment, a dive light a dry suit, lift bags, a dive flag/float or other specialty gear.
After you've tried a specialty in the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take more and start Rescue Diver course.