Advanced Open Water Diver


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In the NAUI Advanced Open Water diver course, you will learn to apply your SCUBA skills as you explore new dive sites and activities under the supervision and training of your NAUI instructor. Learn which diving specialties interest you, and what type of diving you enjoy most. Gain more confidence and capability. Begin to consider the direction diving will take you, as you go for everything it has to offer. Completion of this course shows a greater degree of skills acquired adn opens the door to better dive sites when diving abroad.

As part of your certification, you will complete a minimum of six open water dives including three separate dives for navigation, night or low visibility diving and deep diving, plus three different dives. Some of the different dives typically include:


Open Water Certification and at least 12 years old


NAUI e-Learning online course at home and at least six dives over two days at the lake


NAUI Advanced Open Water Information