PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

The Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

Why Advanced Open Water Diver?

After your five dives, you'll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in the water and simply enjoy diving more because you better understand the underwater environment.

What do I need to start?

  • PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age: 15 (12 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)

What will I do?

This certification includes five Adventure Dives, including the Deep Adventure Dive, the Underwater Navigator Adventure Dive and three of the following:

  • Altitude Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Dry Suit Diver
  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle
  • Multilevel Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Underwater Photographer
  • Underwater Navigator
  • AWARE Fish Identification
  • Wreck Diver

How long will it take?

Recommended Course Hours: 15

Minimum Open Water Training: five dives over two days

PADI Rescue Diver

The program will build your confidence as a diver, give you valuable experience in emergency management and prevention, as well as heightening your awareness of surrounding environment.

Your home-study materials cover principles and information necessary for preventing and handling dive emergencies. Sections on self-rescue, diving stress, diving first aid, emergency management, equipment problems and other topics prepare you to handle almost any emergency whether on shoreline or in water.

What do I need to start?

To enrol in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must

  • Be 12 years or older
  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).

PADI Master Scuba Diver

Sharpen Your Skills with the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating

You have the passion. You want to join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. You want to live the dive lifestyle and explore the underwater world and go places and see things you have never experienced.

Why Master Scuba Diver Rating?

By becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver – a rating that puts you in a class of distinction – you are writing your ticket to endless adventure and opportunities through the experience and scuba training that sets you apart.

The Fun Part

With the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you will have reached the highest non professional level in the PADI System of diver education. It means that you have acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments.

What do I need to start?

  • be 12 years older
  • PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • Minimum of five PADI Specialty Diver courses 
  • Minimum of 50 logged dives

 

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