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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course with TORPEDO RAYS

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They're what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don't have to be “advanced” to take it – it's designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course.

The Advanced Open Water Diver course 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 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 five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater navigation
  • Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres/ 60-100 feet)
  • Search and Recovery
  • Night Diving
  • Boat Diving (on the HMCS Saguney in Lunnenburg)

 

Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

  • A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
  • Competed PADI Medical Questionaire


What You Learn

The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include:

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving.
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose


The Scuba Gear You Use

  • Full Scuba Kit with Compass and Dive Computer(Rented or Owned)
  • Dive Knife
  • Underwater Flash Light
  • Dive Slate

 

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI's Adventures in Diving Manual.  You'll use it as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.

 

Your Next Adventure

After you've tried a specialty in the Advanced Open Water Diver course, you'll probably want to take the Specialty Course and learn more : Taste the fun and adventure

IMPORTANT: 
All course date changes must be done prior to 7 days before the course. Any changes done within the week preceding the course, or not showing up to a course, will incur a $100 re-scheduling fee.

    Course Type       
12 Dec 2022 AOW Private Scott J Advanced Openwater Diver 15 Dec 2022 CA$ 799.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW Private Scott J)

Classroom Lecture
Mon 12 Dec 2022
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Tue 13 Dec 2022
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Tue 13 Dec 2022
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Tue 13 Dec 2022
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Wed 14 Dec 2022
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Wed 14 Dec 2022
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

14 Apr 2023 AOW 123 Advanced Openwater Diver 16 Apr 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 123)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 14 Apr 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 15 Apr 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 15 Apr 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 15 Apr 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 16 Apr 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 16 Apr 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

26 May 2023 AOW 223 Advanced Openwater Diver 28 May 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 223)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 26 May 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 27 May 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 27 May 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 27 May 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 28 May 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 28 May 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

16 Jun 2023 AOW 323 Advanced Openwater Diver 18 Jun 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 323)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 16 Jun 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 17 Jun 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 17 Jun 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 17 Jun 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 18 Jun 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 18 Jun 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

14 Jul 2023 AOW 423 Advanced Openwater Diver 16 Jul 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 423)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 14 Jul 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 15 Jul 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 15 Jul 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 15 Jul 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 16 Jul 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 16 Jul 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

11 Aug 2023 AOW 523 Advanced Openwater Diver 13 Aug 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 523)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 11 Aug 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 12 Aug 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 12 Aug 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 12 Aug 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 13 Aug 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 13 Aug 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

08 Sep 2023 AOW 623 Advanced Openwater Diver 10 Sep 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 623)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 08 Sep 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 09 Sep 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 09 Sep 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 09 Sep 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 10 Sep 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 10 Sep 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

20 Oct 2023 AOW 723 Advanced Openwater Diver 22 Oct 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 723)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 20 Oct 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 21 Oct 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 21 Oct 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 21 Oct 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 22 Oct 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 22 Oct 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

24 Nov 2023 AOW 823 Advanced Openwater Diver 26 Nov 2023 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 823)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 24 Nov 2023
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 25 Nov 2023
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 25 Nov 2023
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 25 Nov 2023
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 26 Nov 2023
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 26 Nov 2023
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd

$230 Transferable, Non-Refundable Deposit Due at Booking $100 Rescheduling Fee for Missed Courses or Last Minute Changes

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