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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Ireland

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. 

The 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 under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

Why With Us

  • We are located at the edge of Europe on the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way
  • We have a UNIQUE AQUARIUM which we use for our Courses & Fun Dives
  • We care for our environment
  • We have a heated swimming pool in our school
  • We offer FREE of charge JACUZZI, SAUNA & STEAM ROOM

What You Learn

You'll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater navigation
  • Deeper water diving  (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres/ 60-100 feet)
  • A sampler of three more Adventure Dives
  • Knowledge Development eLearning - study online

Why eLearning? 

At Dive Academy, we use PADI's eLearning portal for all knowledge development for the Advanced Water course, so we can focus our time & efforts on teaching you the practical skills.

  • Minimized class time and maximum in - water time
  • Accessibility anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, seven days a week!
  • Learn at your own pace, in your own home or wherever you choose

Prerequisites

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)

The Fun Part: Your Choice

One reason you'll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from many types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at digital underwater photography, night diving, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, boat diving and much more.

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all the basic scuba gear including your underwater compass. Depending on which three adventure dives you pick, you may also try out underwater photography equipment, a dive light a dry suit, lift bags, a dive flag/float or other specialty gear.

Your Next Adventure

After you've tried a specialty in the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take more and start Rescue Diver course.

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