PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Learn From The Experts In Diver Training

Welcome to the World of Advanced Diving!
We at Diver Dan’s look forward to helping you get trained as an Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver. If you have any questions or would like to sign up stop by or call us. See you “Down Under” !

Training Fees

The total training fees are $275.00. The fees are broken down as follows:

$125.00 Registration Fee
$150.00 Instructor / Certification Fee

Online Registration For PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

You can also register online by paying the $125.00 registration fee. Your instructor will collect the remaining fees in person.

Cancellation Policy

No store fees will be refunded once class has begun. Classes are transferable for up to one year from original start date.

Class Schedule

The Advanced Open Water SCUBA Course is a one-week class consisting of one class session, one pool session (optional), and five ocean dives on the weekend of the class. The ocean dives consist of a Navigation dive, a Deep dive, a Night dive, and two other elective dives that can be customized to the student’s desires. The two elective dives, selected by the class and your instructor, may include an AWARE Fish ID dive, Boat dive, Dry Suit dive, Enriched Air Dive, Multilevel dive, National Geographic Dive, Peak Performance Buoyancy dive, Search and Recovery dive, Underwater Naturalist dive, Underwater Digital Photography dive, or a Wreck dive.

Begin DatesFormatTimesPool DateOcean DatesInstructor
January 17, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm January 19 January 21/22 Laura Rinde/ Craig Blair
January 30, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm February 1 February 4/5 Adam Zeno/ Carlos Melo
February 14, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm February 16 February 18/19 Kirk Epperly/ John Meyer
February 27, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm March 1 March 4/5 Greg Olson/ Mike McConnell
March 14, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm March 16 March 18/19 Ray Ellersick/ Bob Halem
March 27, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm March 29 April 1/2 T Cotter/ Randal Spangler
April 11, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm April 13 April 15/16 Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner
 April 24, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm April 26 April 29/30 Fabio Romani/ Deanna Chu
 May 9, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm May 111 May 13/14 Graham Richards/ Jim Patton
May 22, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm May 24 May 27/28 Todd Sieber/ Ian Puleston
June 13, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm June 15 June 17/18 Tom Yang/ Roman Smolgovsky
June 26, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm June 28 July 1/2 Adam Zeno/ Carlos Melo
July 18, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm July 20 July 22/23 Laura Rinde/ Craig Blair
July 31, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm August 2 August 5/6 Greg Olson/ Mike McConnell
August 15, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm August 17 August 19/20 Kirk Epperly/ John Meyer
August 28, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm August 30 September 2/3 T Cotter/ Randal Spangler
September 19, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm September 21 September 23/24 Ray Ellersick/ Bob Halem
October 2, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm October 4 October 7/8 Fabio Romani/ Deanna Chu
October 17, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm October 19 October 21/22 Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner
October 30, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm November 1 November 4/5 Todd Sieber/ Ian Puleston
November 14, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm November 16 November 18/19 Jim Patton/ Graham Richards

What You Will Need To Buy

For the first night, you will need the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual (Adventures In Diving), which includes an Advanced Student Slate. Before your ocean dives you will need your own personal snorkeling gear, which includes a Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots, Gloves, Dive Light and Chem-Light for Night Diving, and PADI Dive Table or eRDPML

If you wish to skip the traditional classroom training, one option you have is to do your classroom training Online (additional cost) Click on the image below to learn more about PADI’s eLearning!



What You May Rent

You may rent the rest of your SCUBA at Diver Dan’s. This includes your Wetsuit, Hood, Regulator (with Dive Computer, Compass & Whistle), Weight Belt, Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), and Tanks.

Medical Concerns or Questions?

If you are currently under the care of a medical doctor, or have a pre-existing medical condition that requires permission from a physician, you will need to have a signed medical release form from your doctor before you can participate in any in-water activities.

To obtain a medical release form and view some conditions that would require a doctors release, download the PADI Medical Release Form to review before coming to class.

Store Address

Store Hours

Monday-Friday: 10am to 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 6pm

Phone Numbers

Local: (408) 984-5819
Toll Free: 1-800-24-SCUBA

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