The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course will help 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 Oceandivers 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.
One reason you'll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from about 10 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.
To take this course, you must be a PADI Open Water Diver or have an equivelent certification from another training organization, be 15 years old or 12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver and be in good medical fitness.Please make sure that you have read the full list of questions on the PADI Medical Statement and if any of the listed conditions apply, you will need to print off and take this form to your family doctor in order that you can be signed off as fit to dive before you commence your PADI Advanced Open Water course.
As part of your training you will receive the PADI Advanced Open Water Manual and Oceandivers will supply you with all the basic scuba gear including an underwater compass, depending on which adventure dives you choose, speciality equipment such as underwater photography equipment, a dive light, lift bags, or dive flag/float etc will also be included.
Once you have satisfactorily completed all the modules on the course, you will receive the International PADI Advanced Open Water certification card.
During your training, we are always happy to give students additional support beyond the normal course schedule where you may be struggling with either academic or practical skills however we may have to charge an extra fee when this additional time extends beyond 2 to 3 hours - See our Terms and Conditions for more details.
Under some circumstances, we may not be able to complete your open water training dives within Dublin Bay, this may be due to advers weather or logistical difficulties. Should we have to travel to other locations such as Lough Owel in Mullingar, Portroe Quarry or Connemara in Co Galway, the costs of travel and any additional local fees are not covered by the main course fee.