PADI Advanced Open Water Course

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

 

EXPLORATION, EXCITEMENT, EXPERIENCES

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about making your diving more relaxing and better. It’s designed to advance your diving to a higher level in many specialities. this is a great course to start directly after taking your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course is designed to help build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of our fully qualified PADI Instructors. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

Get your credit ! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding  PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask  our instructors if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives. Basically anybody who has taken an Open Water Course – checkwith our PADI Instructors.

If you’re already an Adventure Diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN ?

Within the Padi Advanced Open Water Course You will plan your learning path with one of our instructors by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives that most be completed – Deep Dive  and Underwater Navigation – and you can choose the other three, for a total of five dives.

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, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

You may be able to get college credit for the Advanced Open Water Diver course.

HOW CAN YOU START LEARNING NOW ?

Sign up for Advanced Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to get started immediately. The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventures Dives – including the required Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives, plus Boat, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist and Wreck Adventure Dives. You study at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Adventures in Diving manual and can complete sections for other Adventure Dives as directed by our PADI Instructors.

You can also choose to read the Adventures in Diving manual and watch the Adventures in Diving video (a book and DVD package). Stop by Jomtien Dive Center to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Our PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your Adventure Dives.

WHAT SCUBA GEAR WILL YOU USE ?

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and dive knife or dive tool. You’ll also use specialized gear depending on the Adventure Dives you choose. For example, you’d obviously use a Compass for the Underwater Navigator Adventure Dive or a side-mount configuration during the Side-mount Adventure Dive. Our PADI Instructors will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as dive light for night diving or lift bag for search and recovery diving.

Included :- 

All fees materials and Certification application.
Hotel pick up and return (Pattaya area)
Rental Equipment
Delicious Thai and western food, freshly cooked on the boat
Water, coffee, tea, soft drinks
Assorted tropical Thai fruit

At Jomtien Dive Center Pattaya, We try  not have large groups of people to 1 instructor this is purely for safety reasons and giving you the best instruction we can. The maximum is 1 instructor to 2 students.

Any specialty dive you choose for your Advanced Open Water Diver Course will count as the first dive towards your full PADI Specialty Diver certification.

Completing your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course has just opened a new world of diving for you. Want to know what you can do next; ask one of our PADI Instructors about the PADI Rescue Diver course, or about one of the many PADI Specialty Diver courses we offer at Jomtien Dive Center.

Pre- Requisites

·      Minimum Age 12     Completed  Medical    Open water certified

IMPORTANT !!

Please read the medical statement and make sure you are medically fit to dive before booking your course. Any YES answers you must be signed off by a doctor before you start.

Please note you cannot fly for at least 18hrs after diving.

Two-Day FUN Diving Program 5 Dives

Great !!!  You have completed the Padi Open Water Course now on the the PADI Advanced Open Water course

This course is designed to guide to the next phase of being a diver. As you may already have discovered, there are a lot of fun experiences to choose from when Diving, whether you want to dive a wreck, deep, or take digital snapshots to share with your friends and family, the PADI Advanced Open Wat

er course is the next step for any avid diver. Their are so many option to choose from, it’s really up to you which specialities you are most interested in. The course is really designed to give you a taste of different aspects of diving.

During your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course with Jomtien Dive Center Pattaya, you will be spending two days on the boat, with one of our passionate PADI professional diving Instructors. You will complete five Specialty dives. PADI requires you to complete the Deep Diver and Underwater Navigator specialty dives, as part of the specialities after all, you are becoming a more independent diver also everybody loves a deep dive. Besides the two required specialty dives, you will get a chance to choose the three remaining specialties that you would like to do. Their are quite a number of specialities to choose from it’s really up to you, at Jomtien Dive Center Pattaya we recommend, A.W.A.R.E. Fish Identification, Wreck Diver, Drift Diver, Digital Underwater Photography, and Peak Performance Buoyancy. Why you ask, It’s because Pattaya’s islands offer some of the best opportunities to hone your skills in each of these specialties.  if you would like to choose your own specialities from the Padi Advanved Open Water list, please just ask one of our PADI Instructors and we will be more than willing to facilitate that for you.

Useful side note: Any specialty dive you choose for your Advanced Open Water Diver Course will count as the first dive towards your full PADI Specialty Diver certification.

Completing your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course has just opened a new world of diving for you. Want to know what you can do next; ask one of our PADI Instructors about the PADI Rescue Diver course, or about one of the many PADI Specialty Diver courses we offer at Jomtien Dive Center.

So why don’t you take the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. There is even the PADI eLearning option so you can start now!

We at Jomtien Dive Center, Pattaya, like to do the Advanced Open Water course the best. We truly enjoy taking Open Water Divers who are pretty comfortable in the water and showing them the adventures that are possible to find underwater and helping them gain the skills and confidence to push their experiences to another level.

Our student to instructor ratio is generally one to three students per dive professional so that students will enjoy 1 on 1 attention from their instructor.

AOW DivingThe course can be accomplished in two days, all on our the boat, our own boat. There are two core dives required for the certification, the underwater navigation dive and the deep dive (30 meters give or take). There are a total of 18 other dives to choose from to complete the other three dives necessary for the Advanced Open Water certification.

Here at Jomtien Dive Center we recommend that the Peak Performance Buoyancy Dive should be considered as this is the one skill that will enhance every dive you will ever do.

The other recommended dives to consider is Wreck Diving we have great “Theme Park” prepared wrecks available is the Wreck Dive, will be an unforgettable experience for yourself.

Other Adventure Dive we like to promote is the Search and Recovery Dive.However, the student is free to choose which Adventure Dives (logistics allowing) he or she would like to do.

Included:

  • HOTEL pick up and return (Pattaya area)
  • Rental Equipment
  • Delicious Thai and western food, cooked on board, for lunch
  • Water, coffee, tea, all day
  • Assorted tropical Thai fruit
  • Sandwiches for after dive snacks on the trip back
  • Required Materials and Certification application

PADI E-Manual

The PADI Advanced Open water e-manual, is an online version of the Padi paper Advanced Open water manual

You receive a code to register online and then you can read and study the book online before you start the course whilst also completing your knowledge questions. This knowledge is then reviewed and reinforced by your instructor during the dives.

Unlike the Open water course there is no videos to watch and no quizzes or final exam.

This option gives you access to an online version of the open water manual for life which is always kept up to date!

Save a tree take an e-manual.