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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is where you conquer new tasks, see different aquatic creatures, explore into diverse territories and experience new dive adventures. The PADI Advanced Diver course have no exams, no pool, just easy reading, review and experience 5 adventure dives to complete the course.

The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of our Instructor(s). You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

Gain experience and increase your allowable limit to 30 meter / 90 feet. Because Open Water Diver is not enough in some places to dive on sunken wrecks, deep reefs or penetrate a shipwreck, this course is a MUST to take and gain new skills, new experience and new dive taste.

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course details
COURSE DURATIONLANGUAGECERTIFICATE
 4 DaysEnglishPADMI Certificate
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course outline
advanced open water course consists of 2 steps

STEP 1 : THEORY LESSON

  • You’ll plan your learning topics with our instructor(s) by choosing from a list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.
  • No required exam

STEP 2 : ADVENTURE DIVES (SEA)

  • During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving.
  • The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.
  • The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, Underwater scooter, exploring wrecks and many more.
  • When you enroll in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, the manual given consists 17 interesting adventure dives topic (we are only going to do 5 of them).
  • The manual allow you to preview into the different underwater adventures you may participate in. After the course you can use the manual as tips and guides to your other dive adventures.
  • Within the 17 topics in your PADI Advanced Open Water Manual, we will be completing 5 topics, each ends with a knowledge review and they are to be completed as independent study.

A. TOPICS FUN FACTOR

Two compulsory topics- adventures dives:

Deep DivesUnderwater Navigation Dive
  • Determining your personal depth limit
  • Deep diving equipment consideration
  • Ascend and descend techniques for deep diving,
  • Low and out of air management
  • Safety stops
  • Nitrogen Narcosis prevention
  • Characteristics & prevention of decompression illness
  • Benefits of underwater navigation mastery
  • Distance estimation
  • Natural navigation
  • Compass navigation technique

B. PADI OPEN WATER DIVER FUN FACTOR LEVEL 4

Three topics- adventures dives from the following list:

Peak Performance Buoyancy DiveDigital Underwater Photography DiveWreck Dive
  • Weight usage estimation
  • Buoyancy check
  • Streamlining technique
  • Water entry with Digital underwater camera system
  • Guidelines to achieve good underwater photos
  • Compensate light effect underwater
  • Taking photo with environmental consideration
  • Avoiding wreck hazards
  • Planning and equipment consideration
  • Wreck penetration and hazards
  • Wreck evaluation and navigation
Diver Propulsion Vehicle Dive – DPV (Underwater Scooter)Search and Recovery DiveMultilevel and Computer Dive
  • Advantages of using DPV
  • Common features of DPV
  • Planning search and recovery dive
  • Concerns of lifting an object
  • Techniques of using lift bag
  • Determine no-decompression limit
  • Rules of computer diving
  • Hazards of multilevel diving
course methodology
TheoryPractical Session
  • Open water lecture for 3 hours
  • Practical confined water dive
  • Practical open water dives – total of 4 dives (2 dives per day)
COURSE TYPE: CLASSROOM
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