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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course with Patriot Dive Center

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. 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:

  • Underwater navigation
  • Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres/ 60-100 feet)
  • An introduction to three more Adventure Dives of your choice


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 and much more.


Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

  • A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)


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:

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving.
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose


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 specialty gear.


The Learning Materials You Need

PADI's Adventures in Diving Manual and DVD provide information on more than 15 types of specialty diving.You'll use them as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact Patriot Dive Center.


Your Next Adventure

After you've tried a specialty in the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take the Specialty Course and learn more : Taste the fun and adventure

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the Patriot Dive Center Team members.

Advanced Open Water Diver $399.00

 Start DateEnd DatePlaces Available 
16 Jul 201822 Jul 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 7/16/2018)
Instructor(s): Kevin Brevoort, Robert Williams.

  • Classroom 1 - Mon 16 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 20:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Classroom 2 - Thu 19 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Training dives day 1 - Sat 21 Jul 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00
  • Training dives day 2 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00

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30 Jul 201805 Aug 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 7/30/2018)
Instructor(s): Chris Southerly, Ken Gilb.

  • Classroom 1 - Mon 30 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 20:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Classroom 2 - Tue 31 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Training dives day 1 - Sat 04 Aug 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00
  • Training dives day 2 - Sun 05 Aug 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00

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14 Aug 201826 Aug 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 8/14/2018)
Instructor(s): Kelsey Smith.

  • Classroom 1 - Tue 14 Aug 2018 From 18:00 to 20:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Classroom 2 - Tue 21 Aug 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Training dives day 1 - Sat 25 Aug 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00
  • Training dives day 2 - Sun 26 Aug 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00

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06 Sep 201816 Sep 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 9/6/2018)
Instructor(s): James Morrison Jr., Ken Gilb.

  • Classroom 1 - Thu 06 Sep 2018 From 18:00 to 20:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Classroom 2 - Thu 13 Sep 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Training dives day 1 - Sat 15 Sep 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00
  • Training dives day 2 - Sun 16 Sep 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00

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26 Sep 201807 Oct 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 9/26/2018)
Instructor(s): Chris Southerly.

  • Classroom 1 - Wed 26 Sep 2018 From 18:00 to 20:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Classroom 2 - Wed 03 Oct 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Training dives day 1 - Sat 06 Oct 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00
  • Training dives day 2 - Sun 07 Oct 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00

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05 Nov 201811 Nov 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 11/5/2018)
Instructor(s): James Morrison Jr., Ken Gilb.

  • Classroom 1 - Mon 05 Nov 2018 From 18:00 to 20:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Classroom 2 - Wed 07 Nov 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Patriot Dive Center
  • Training dives day 1 - Sat 10 Nov 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00
  • Training dives day 2 - Sun 11 Nov 2018 From 09:00 to 15:00

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