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SDI ADVANCED ADVENTURE DIVER Expand Your Diving Skills

SDI ADVANCED ADVENTURE DIVER

If you’ve taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your diving knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. The Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties are the foundation of continuing diver education and are required.:

  • Navigation
  • Advanced Buoyancy Control
  • Shore
  • Deep
  • Comptuer

This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

Who this course is for:

  • Any certified open water scuba diver who wishes to expand their diver knowledge and skill set
  • Any certified open water scuba diver who would like to advance in dive training
  • Any certified open water scuba diver who would like to experience an introduction to SDI specialties

Course Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent*

*Note: Junior divers (10-15) can only take specialties approved for their age

Limits for Junior Divers:
Deep Diving: Maximum depth for divers 10-15 is 21 metres/70 feet
Dry suit; minimum age 12
Wreck: Limited penetration minimum age 15

What you can expect to learn:

  • An overview of the SDI Deep Diver and SDI Navigation Diver specialties
  • Basic insight to three other chosen specialties (Shore, ABC & Computer) as an introduction to that specific area in diving

Some of the in-water skills include:

  • Successfully perform skills listed for dive one of the three chosen specialties as well as both core specialties
    • Deep Diver open water dive
      • Test and check all equipment
      • Familiarization with dive site
      • Descend to planned depth, do not exceed any pre-planned limits
      • Dive according to plan at a depth limited to 30 metres/ 100 feet
        Divers between the age of 10 and 15 cannot exceed 21 metres/70 feet
      • Ascend to safety stop
      • Exit and log dive
    • Navigation open water dive
      • Establish a reference point, plan dive, and enter water from shore/boat
      • Practice out and back technique on surface
      • Squares and triangles on surface
      • Perform a square on the bottom
      • Perform a triangle on the bottom
      • Ascend to safety stop
      • Exit and log dive

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to experience several SDI specialties
  • Continue diver education, skills, and knowledge
  • Ability to enroll in and complete selected specialties
  • After successful completion, ability to enroll in the SDI Recue Diver course

SDI Advanced Adventure Diver minimum requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the appropriate SDI Advanced Adventure Diver Knowledge Quests with a passing score of 80%, followed by 100% remediation by the Instructor
  • Complete all course requirements efficiently
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution
  Start Date Course End Date   Price    
01 Dec 2018 AAD 12/1/2018 05 Dec 2018 US$ 278.00

Course Paperwork
Sat 01 Dec 2018
Mcs Trip
Shore
Sun 02 Dec 2018
12:30
60 minutes
Mcs Trip
Deep
Mon 03 Dec 2018
09:00
60 minutes
Mcs Trip
Computer
Mon 03 Dec 2018
10:30
60 minutes
Mcs Trip
Scuba IQ Review
Tue 04 Dec 2018
Adv. Buoyancy
Tue 04 Dec 2018
09:00
60 minutes
Mcs Trip
UW Navigation
Tue 04 Dec 2018
10:30
60 minutes
Mcs Trip
Instructor(s): Michael Poggione

Bonaire Trip

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01 Dec 2018 AAD 12/1/2018 02 Dec 2018 US$ 278.00

Scuba IQ Review
Mon 19 Nov 2018
18:25
UW Navigation
Fri 07 Oct 2016
10:30
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
Course Paperwork
Sat 01 Dec 2018
Motor City Scuba
Shore
Sat 01 Dec 2018
12:30
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
Deep
Sun 02 Dec 2018
09:00
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Computer
Sun 02 Dec 2018
10:30
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Instructor(s): Michael PoggioneLawrence Lodge

Combined with Dry Suit

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08 Jun 2019 AAD 6/8/2019 09 Jun 2019 US$ 278.00

Course Paperwork
Sat 08 Jun 2019
Motor City Scuba
Adv. Buoyancy
Sat 08 Jun 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
UW Navigation
Sat 08 Jun 2019
10:30
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
Scuba IQ Review
Sat 08 Jun 2019
13:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Deep
Sun 09 Jun 2019
09:00
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Computer
Sun 09 Jun 2019
10:30
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Shore
Sun 09 Jun 2019
12:30
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Instructor(s): Michael PoggioneLawrence Lodge

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13 Jul 2019 AAD 7/13/2019 14 Jul 2019 US$ 278.00

Course Paperwork
Sat 13 Jul 2019
Motor City Scuba
Adv. Buoyancy
Sat 13 Jul 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
UW Navigation
Sat 13 Jul 2019
10:30
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
Scuba IQ Review
Sat 13 Jul 2019
13:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Deep
Sun 14 Jul 2019
09:00
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Computer
Sun 14 Jul 2019
10:30
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Shore
Sun 14 Jul 2019
12:30
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Instructor(s): Michael PoggioneLawrence Lodge

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03 Aug 2019 AAD 8/3/2019 04 Aug 2019 US$ 278.00

Course Paperwork
Sat 03 Aug 2019
Motor City Scuba
Adv. Buoyancy
Sat 03 Aug 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
UW Navigation
Sat 03 Aug 2019
10:30
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
Scuba IQ Review
Sat 03 Aug 2019
13:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Deep
Sun 04 Aug 2019
09:00
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Computer
Sun 04 Aug 2019
10:30
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Shore
Sun 04 Aug 2019
12:30
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Instructor(s): Michael PoggioneLawrence Lodge

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