The Advanced Open Water Diver course introduces students to critical knowledge and skills that beginning courses don’t have time to cover. Many dive operators don’t consider you full certified until you have both your Beginning and Advanced Open Water cards.
Students must meet the following prerequisites:
In the Advanced course, you make a total of five specialty dives, two of which must be the Underwater Navigation and Deep dives. For the remaining three, you can choose from and of a list of optional specialty dives.
Except as noted, classroom sessions take place either at our Willoughby or Fairview Park locations. Locally conducted open-water training dives generally take place at White Star Quarry the same weekends as our regularly scheduled entry-level open-water training dives. You can also take the Advanced Open Water Diver course in conjunction with many of our Just Add Water group trips to exotic dive destinations around the world. Contact store for details.
The Advanced course takes place on the following schedule:
Open Water Dates:
What dives do we do on each day?
You can also complete this course on many of our group trips.
The course fee is $268 and includes all instruction, learning materials and certification card processing, if earned.
Students are also responsible for supplying the following:
Some items may be available for rental.
Proper equipment is essential for your safety & comfort while scuba diving. While we do have an extensive rental department and can lend you most required diving equipment, please be aware that you will be required to supply your own set of scuba appropriate, mask, fins and snorkel (we do not rent these items.) If you do not already own these items, please stop by Just Add Water to be educated on the different styles and what will work best for your diving habits. Being professionally fitted, (especially for your scuba mask) is essential. Your comfort and safety are of upmost importance to us at Just Add Water. We will do everything we can to make sure you are comfortable in your gear and enjoying your scuba experiences to the fullest.
Just call or visit either Just Add Water location.
Vist our Downloads page to access any waiver, medical and other forms you may need for upcoming Just Add Water scuba courses or experiences.