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The Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about advancing your skills. You’ll practice navigation and buoyancy, try deep diving, explore a wreck and practice your safety skills through five dives. All of these dives can be credited to those PADI Specialty classes.

You’ll begin with some skills review with your instructor in the pool and then complete 5 open water dives learning new skills and gaining more confidence and building experience in the water. There’s no exam because this course is truly about having fun and gaining experience.


12 years of age
Certified PADI Open Water Diver (or other qualifying certification)


$219 / diver (eLearning version)

Includes all student elearning material, 1 pool dive, 5 open water dives and certification.

This class is included in our PADI Master Scuba Diver Packages – Find out more here.

You are responsible for your travel expenses, dive site or park admissions fees, tank fills and required equipment.

Equipment Needed

Personal Gear: Mask, snorkel, fins, boots, logbook, knife or diver tool, SMB w/ spool or reel.

Diving System: Tank, BCD with low pressure inflator, primary regulator and alternate air source, SPG, depth gauge or dive computer, compass, quick release weight system and weights, adequate exposure protection, one audible emergency surface signaling device, dive computer or RDP w/ timing device.

We offer special pricing on rental Diving Systems for our students – contact our store for more information.

Links To Other Programs

You have several optional classes you can incorporate into your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver weekend:

PPADI Peak Performance Buoyancy – Save 10% on your PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy class when you combine it with your PADI Advanced Open Water class.

Night Diver – Save 10% on your Night Diver class when you combine it with your Advanced Open Water class. Use code night10 in the coupon box if you signup online.

2023 Schedule

Class & Pool
TGADC AquaCenter
6:30pm - 10:30pm
Certification Dives
Mermet Springs
9:00am - 5:00pm
June 21June 24 & 25
July 25July 29 & 30
August 22August 26 & 27
September 19September 23 & 24
October 24October 27 & 29