Advanced Scuba Diver Course

Learn 2 Scuba - Advanced Scuba Diver

Should I Take This Course?

Must be at least 12 years old and have completed the Open Water Diver course. If you're already an adventure diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification. 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 your instructor if you've earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

What will I Learn?

This 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 your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

Two required dives:

  • Deep Adventure Dive: learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving
  • Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive: refine your compass navigation skills and learn how to better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
Three additional dives:
  • Wreck
  • Boat Diver
  • Digital Underwater Photographer
  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Dry Suit Diver
  • Enriched Air Diver
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Multilevel Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Underwater Navigator
  • Uunderwater Videographer
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Semi-closed Re-breather


  • Complete your choice of three Adventure Dives to earn your Adventure Diver certification. Then earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification by completing the two required dives.

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Upon successful completion, the next step would be: Rescue Diver

The following specialties:

  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Semi-closed Re-breather