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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER PLATINUM Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

 PADI Advanced Open Water Platinum Course with DIVEWORLD

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 and benefit from fast tracking your skills and knowledge. Dry Suit or DSMB specialties included, and one to one attention from your instructor.                                                                                                                                                                            Can`t wait to get started? Click here to let us know your choices,

The PADI 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 with the individual support of your Diveworld 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 at least five adventure dives or five full specialty courses, 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
  • If you completed PADI Open Water with us in a dry suit, this can be used towards your Advanced rating.
  • More individual choice on this bespoke course, tailored to suit your interests to a "T".

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 many more.


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/or Electronic RDP (eRDPml)
  • 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  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 platinum course will add dry suit or surface marker buoy skills too, all with individual attention from your instructor.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI's Adventures in Diving Manual or digital product 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. Your Diveworld Instructor will expand on the basics and guide you in improving both skills and understanding, all usually completed at the dive site.

For all your learning materials and equipment, or to chat about your best choices contact DIVEWORLD.

What does it cost?

The course is £750 which includes dive equipment (including specialty specific equipment), all your PADI Learning materials and PADI certification fees. Travel, site entries and accommodation are extra, ask us for the current cost of these.

Your Next Adventure

After you've had an adventure in the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take the full Specialty Course and learn more, or why not explore our package of specialty courses that lead to Advanced Open Water once completed : Taste the fun and adventure.

For more information about this or other PADI courses, or to have a chat about the many ways to become a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, contact DIVEWORLD .

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