Floating peacefully above coral reefs and observing the colorful fish and other marine creatures that come across your path is absolute bliss.
The sun touching the blue waters reminds you of how lucky you are to experience a world so different from the one you came from above the waves.
Taking the next step in your dive journey
Advancing your skills is what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is focused on. It’s the next step in your dive journey after fulfilling the requirements of PADI Open Water Diving.
The Advanced Open Water Diver is a 3-day course that provides you with the vital knowledge and skills to be able to explore more challenging dive areas in different parts of the world. Isn’t that exciting? Imagine learning new things and enhancing your skills to prepare you for more incredible underwater adventures.
Just like the beginner courses, you will start your next journey by studying the e-Learning materials whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you. This digital study enables you to fit your scuba lessons into your personal schedule.
e-Learning allows you to study the theories of diving using your computer, tablet, or mobile device. The best thing about it is that you can learn at your own pace without pressure. As long as you have a dependable Internet connection, you can study at any time and from a location of your choice.
When you’re finished with e-Learning, you can schedule your in-water development training under the supervision of a PADI professional. Since you completed the academic part of the course online, there’s no need to spend any time in a classroom when you arrive at your destination.
You can maximize your holiday by focusing on the fun part – scuba diving. Our PADI-certified scuba instructors will be happy to meet you at the Azure Residences, the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
What are the prerequisites of this course?
To participate in the PADI Advanced Open Water, you have to be a PADI Open Water Diver. We also accept qualifying certifications from different training organizations.
For Junior Advanced Open Water Diver, the participant should be at least 12 years old. For the PADI Advanced Open Water, the participant should be at least 15 years old. You also have to be in good health and know how to swim.
How many dives before Advanced Open Water?
The exciting part of this course is undergoing five adventure dives that will build your confidence and enhance your scuba skills. Our PADI-certified scuba instructors will guide you closely to ensure that all your dives will be safe and fun.
To earn your Advanced Open Water certification, you’ll undergo underwater navigation and deeper water diving (depths from 18 to 30 meters/ 60 to 100 feet).
You’ll be introduced to three specialty dives (sample choices: Wreck Diving, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search and Recovery, Night Diving, and more). Every specialty dive that you finish will be credited towards specialty certifications.
When you completed the PADI Open Water Diving, you were qualified to descend up to 18m with a dive buddy. Fulfilling the requirements of the Advanced Open Water Diver gives you the privilege of diving to a depth of 30m.
See you in Dubai
We look forward to seeing you in Dubai on your next holiday. Come and visit our dive shop Dubai and sign up for the next scuba course to move forward in your diving journey.