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The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Instructor(s): Jim Consuegra, Scott Peters, Jim Greenlee, David Anderson, Patrick McCrary, Chris Simpkins, Paul Campbell, Robbie Krempasky

Advancded Padi Open Water Course - Diver ascending The Advanced course is a practical course in more advanced diving that allows participants to increase their level of knowledge and understanding about themselves and their diving.

Participants who successfully complete the classroom and pool work for this class will qualify for an Open Water certification experience. Successful completion of the Advanced Open Water experience will result in one of the following certifications: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy, or PADI Multilevel Diver. Class size is limited to 10 students. Venturetrek schedules several instructor led trips throughout the year and qualifying students can register for any of these. Please note that certification trips are not included in the course fee.

  • Advanced Diving - (Physics and Physiology, Equipment and Operational Issues, Dive Planning)
  • Environmental Considerations - (Deeper Diving, Night and/or Limited Visibility Diving)
  • Advanced Dive Planning - (Depth and Gas Planning, Multilevel Profiles, Contingency Planning)
  • Speciality Equipment - (Underwater Lights, Guidelines and Reels, Surface Marker Buoys-SMBs)
  • Skills Development - (Peek Buoyancy Control, problem management and Propulsion)

  • COURSE MATERIALS - Students will each receive the PADI "Adventures in Diving" Manual (current edition).

    PREREQUISITES Participants must be certified and current as Open Water, Adventure, or Advanced Open Water Divers), age 12 or older OR must complete the SCUBA Diver 1 course.

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