Advanced Open Water SCUBA Course

Overview

The Advanced SCUBA certification is the will introduce you to a vareity of new dive skills.  You will learn techniques needed to safely dive in various conditions and depths greater than 60 feet. You will be able to choose three specialty dives such as underwater photography, night diving and more.   

Prerequisites

In order to participate in an Advanced Diver course, you must have an Open Water diver or equivelant certification from any recognized training agency.  

What is involved?

The Advanced Open Water Diver or Adventure Diver program involves a small amount of classroom time compared to the in water training.  Participants will make a total of 5 training dives which include: 1. Deep Dive (below 60fsw, one Navigation dive and three specialty dives of their choice.  The specialty dives can be any of the following: Night dive, Peak Performance Buoyancy dive, Fish Identification dive, Photography dive, Boat dive, Wreck dive and several other options.   

How long is the class?

The class typically takes 2-3 days to complete depending on the type of dives chosen and  

What do I need to bring?

For the Advanced Open Water course you will need a student manual and all of the equipment needed to make the dives.  This will include a compass for the navigation dive, a light and backup light if you choose to make a night dive, etc.

What is the cost of the course?

The Advanced Open Water class tuition is $295.00.  Additional costs include, student manual, equipment rental if needed,  entrance fees to the training facilities if any, transportation, food and lodging depending on the location of the course.