Advanced Open Water diver


An experience oriented course, it does not include any classwork, only diving and instruction. The course includes 5 specialty dives, in each you will learn a unique type of dive or dive skill. This training will open the door for you to make advanced dives in possibly challenging conditions.

Duration: 2 half days
Operation days: Daily
Minimum age: 15 years old (or 12 years old for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification)


Advanced Course: Theory, 5 Open Water dives and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification
Advanced Open Water Manual
Advanced Course with PADI E-Learning
E-Learning paid directly to PADI at registration

General Description

The Advanced Open Water Diver is a course for certified divers, with a basic level of certification (Open Water or equivalent). It is a very practical course, oriented at dive experiences, dive skills and most importantly fun. The course has no classroom style learning, it includes 5 specialty dives. Each dive concentrates on a different experience or skill.
Two of the five dives are mandatory specialties Deep diving and Underwater Navigation, while the other 3 specialties can be chosen from a list of about 25 specialties.
This is a highly recommended course for beginner’s and intermediate alike, to get formal training in Deep Diving, Underwater Navigation and similar necessary skills. It ispossible to take the course right after the Open Water Diver course or to get some experience first and take the course after getting a few dives in your log book.

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