PADI’s Advanced Open Water Diver program fine tunes your dive skills and allows you to explore some of diving’s top adventures. The Advanced Open Water Diver program provides a structured program where you gain additional experience and skills under the direct guidance of a PADI professional. PADI’s Advanced Open Water Diver program has something for everyone. This in-water, performance based program includes a total of five dives from the following list:
This program offers new experiences, new skills, lots of diving and thrilling adventures. Upon successful completion you’ll receive the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification. This allows you to participate in more advanced diving activities with a maximum recommended depth limit of 30 meters (100 feet) in addition to the qualifications listed for PADI Open Water Divers.
If you’re 15 years of age or older and a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent, then you’re ready for the Advanced Open Water Diver program. Or, if you’re between the ages of 12 and 14, there’s the PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver or Junior Advanced Plus programs. The Junior programs are available if you have a PADI Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.