Exploration, Excitement, Experiences—these are what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don't have to be “advanced” to take it – it's designed to advance your scuba skills and experiences, right after you complete your PADI Open Water Diver certification.
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course builds on the PADI Adventure Diver course and 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 Motor City Scuba & PADI Instructor. This course builds on what you've learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving.
You'll hone your skills by completing three adventure dives that introduce you to:
To take this course, you must be:
The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver (AOW) course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include:
You use all the basic scuba gear.
PADI's Adventures in Diving Manual provides information on more than 16 types of specialty diving. You'll use this as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.
After you've tried a specialty in the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take the whole specialty course and learn more: PADI Specialty Dive Training