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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

with Sacramento Water Sports

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 SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO.

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 SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO Team members.

There are other fees associated with the course: books, certification fee, equipment rental, dvd, sales tax. You will need to own your personal gear (mask, snorkel, booties, gloves and fins) we have packagaes available with all your personal equipment needs. $50 of the tuition is non-refundable.

 

Advanced Open Water Diver $199.00

 Start DateEnd DatePlaces Available 
26 Apr 201806 May 20185

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 4/26/2018)
Instructor(s): Steve Turner.

  • Orientation - Thu 26 Apr 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 03 May 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 05 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 06 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 05 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 05 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 06 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

Orientation April 26th starts at 6pm Class May 5th starts 6pm Open Water May 5-6th

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17 May 201827 May 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 5/17/2018)

  • Orientation - Thu 17 May 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 24 May 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 26 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 27 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 26 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 26 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 27 May 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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07 Jun 201817 Jun 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 6/7/2018)

  • Orientation - Thu 07 Jun 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 14 Jun 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 16 Jun 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 17 Jun 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 16 Jun 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 16 Jun 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 17 Jun 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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28 Jun 201808 Jul 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 6/28/2018)
Instructor(s): Dominick Attisani.

  • Orientation - Thu 28 Jun 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 05 Jul 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 07 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 08 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 07 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 07 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 08 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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19 Jul 201829 Jul 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 7/19/2018)
Instructor(s): Michael Cannon.

  • Orientation - Thu 19 Jul 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 26 Jul 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 28 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 29 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 28 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 28 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 29 Jul 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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09 Aug 201819 Aug 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 8/9/2018)
Instructor(s): Sarah Burke.

  • Orientation - Thu 09 Aug 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 16 Aug 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 18 Aug 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 19 Aug 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 18 Aug 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 18 Aug 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 19 Aug 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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30 Aug 201809 Sep 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 8/30/2018)
Instructor(s): Steve Turner.

  • Orientation - Thu 30 Aug 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 06 Sep 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 08 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 09 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 08 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 08 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 09 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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20 Sep 201830 Sep 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 9/20/2018)

  • Orientation - Thu 20 Sep 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 27 Sep 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 29 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 30 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 29 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 29 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 30 Sep 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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11 Oct 201821 Oct 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 10/11/2018)

  • Orientation - Thu 11 Oct 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 18 Oct 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 20 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 21 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 20 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 20 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 21 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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11 Oct 201821 Oct 20188

Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW 10/11/2018)

  • Orientation - Thu 11 Oct 2018 from 18:00 to 19:30
  • Knowledge development - Thu 18 Oct 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 20 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Deep - Sun 21 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Ppb - Sat 20 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery - Sat 20 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Boat - Sun 21 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 14:00

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