Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They're what the PADI Junior 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 Junior 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. This course builds on what you've learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving.
One reason you'll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from many types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at digital underwater photography, night diving, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, boat diving and much more.
To take this course, you must be:
The knowledge and skills you get in the Junior Advanced Open Water Diver course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include:
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, lift bags, a dive flag/float or other specialty gear.
After you've tried a specialty in the Junior Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take more and start the Rescue Diver course.