PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course with Aussie Divers Phuket, Thailand
PADI PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
Continue The Excitement – Go Deeper.
The PADI Advanced Open Water course is the natural extension of the PADI Open Water course. It is designed to be continued directly after your PADI Open Water course. This course will help you gain more confidence and enhance your diving skills under the watchful eye of a highly qualified PADI Instructor. With this, you will get extra dive experience, learn new activities and become a better diver and getting more enjoyment out of your scuba diving.
You’ll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:
Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres)
Select three more Adventure Dives of your liking
New 2021 Rescue Adventure Dive
In 2021 PADI has created a Rescue Diver Adventure dive which has you learning three different skills including self rescue, panicked diver and searching for a missing diver. These are three skills directly from the PADI Rescue Course. If then student does the Rescue Adventure dive continues on to the PADI Rescue Course they will get a credit for those three skills.
The Best Part: You Select the Dives You Want to Do
The great thing about this course is that with the help of your instructor you can select from 16 types of Adventure Dives to gain your certification. You can choose from topics such as digital underwater photography, wreck diving, drift diving, peak performance buoyancy, night dive, multilevel and computer diving and much more.
Each Adventure Dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver course.
To be able to complete this course, applicants must be:
A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is available online with PADI digital manuals. The PADI digital manuals allow you to complete the theory component of the course in the comfort of your own home prior to arriving in Phuket. Seven of the most popular Adventure Dives are available although you may want to consult with one of our instructors for assistance in selecting your Adventure dives. Start Now!
What You Will Be Learning
The knowledge and skills you get in the PADI 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 electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)
And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose
The Scuba Equipment You Use
As with your PADI Open Water course you will use all the standard scuba gear including your underwater compass. Depending on which three adventure dives you select, you could be using a digital underwater camera, an underwater dive light, lift bags, a dive flag/float or other specialized equipment. We will supply a free digital underwater camera for you digital underwater photography adventure dive.
The Learning Aids You Will Be Using
PADI’s Advanced Open Water Manual will give you valuable information on more than 16 types of specialty diving. You will refer to the manual as a handbook to improve your scuba diving skills and prepare yourself for new experiences and adventures.
Struggle with underwater navigation? Underwater navigation is a compulsory Adventure Dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water course so it will be one of the skill that with the assistance of our instructor you will improve.
Continuing You Scuba Diving Education
After you’ve tried a specialty in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, you’ll probably want to take the whole course and learn more.
Adventure Dives Aussie Divers Phuket can conduct for scuba divers 10 years old and older
- Boat Diver
- Digital Underwater Photography
- AWARE Fish ID
- Peak Performance Buoyancy
- Underwater Naturalist
- Project AWARE Shark Conservation
- Underwater Navigator
Adventure Dives Aussie Divers Phuket conduct for scuba divers over 12 years old:
- Deep Diver
- Drift Diver
- Night Diver
- Search and Recovery Dive
- Wreck Diver