Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They are what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. The course is designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course.
The Advanced Open Water Course will help develop your already learnt skills, including teaching you a few new ones. It will help give you the confidence and independence in you future diving.
PADI Advanced Open Water Divers Are Qualified To:
Plan, conduct and log open water no stop (no decompression) dives when properly equipped and when accompanied by a buddy in conditions with which they have training and/or experience.
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. 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.
You'll hone your skills by completing five Adventure dives that introduce you to:
To take this course, you must be:
What You Learn
The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include:
The Fun Part: Your Choice
One reason you'll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from 15 types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at Digital Underwater Photography, Wreck Diving, Night Diving, Search, and Recovery, even learn about marine life and much, much more. The course allows being bent around you, so that you learn, what you want to learn!
So Just go and have fun!
The Scuba Gear You Use
You use all the basic scuba gear including your underwater compass. Depending on which three adventure dives you pick, you may also be introduced to underwater photography equipment, a dive light, lift bags, a dive flag/float or other speciality gear.
However, you may want to invest in your own mask, snorkel, and fins since these personal items are a lot more fun to use when they fit properly.
You may also want to wear a scuba wetsuit to enhance the comfort and relaxation of course and diving in general.
Already have your own equipment? Maybe you have a mask or fins? GREAT! feel free to bring it along. Anything you don't have, or might need, we have here at Galaxsea.
The Learning Materials You Need
PADI's Adventures in Diving Manual and DVD provide information on more than 15 types of speciality diving.You'll use them as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.
The materials provide a comprehensive overview of all the scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept, you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Once you're a certified diver, use the course materials as a reference guide for future diving adventures.
Your Next Adventure
After you've tried a speciality in the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take the Speciality Course and learn more! Just because you learnt some of the specialities does not mean you can't go any further, if there was anything else you wanted to learn but were not able to, you can still go give it a go! See also the PADI Rescue Diver!
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!