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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course with AMERICAN DIVERS INTERNATIONAL

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  (60-100 feet)
  • Night Diving
  • Wreck Diving
  • One more Adventure Dive of the class's choice


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 over the course of just 2 nights

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 much, much more

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all the basic scuba gear including your underwater compass. You are required to either rent our equipment or have your own.

The Learning Materials You Need

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

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact AMERICAN DIVERS INTERNATIONAL.

Course Scheduling

American Divers International offers the Advanced Open Water Course once per month. The course structure is as follows:

  • 2 nights of academic instruction on Monday/Wednesday, or Tuesday/Thursday, 6:30pm-10:00pm.
  • 5 open water dives in the ocean down in Pompano Beach: 2 tank dives on Saturday afternoon, 1 tank night dive Saturday night, 2 tank dives on Sunday morning.
  • Course duration is one week.
  Start Date Places Available   Price    
12 Nov 2019 4 US$ 390.00

Knowledge Development 1
Tue 12 Nov 2019
06:30 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Knowledge Development 2
Thu 14 Nov 2019
06:30 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Navigation Dive
Sat 16 Nov 2019
01:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Specialty Dive of the Classes Choice
Sat 16 Nov 2019
01:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Night Dive
Sat 16 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Deep Dive
Sun 17 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Wreck Dive
Sun 17 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes

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