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 9 Tue/Thu 7-10pm January 11 January 13/14 Laura Rinde/ Dan Greenberg
January 22 Mon/Wed 7-10pm January 24 January 27/28 Adam Zeno/ Matt Tabel/ John Kim
February 19 Tue/Thu 7-10pm February 21 February 24/25 Kirk Epperly/ John Meyer
March 6 Mon/Wed 7-10pm March 8 March 10/11 Greg Olson/ Yuko Takegoshi
March 19 Tue/Thu 7-10pm March 21 March 24/25 T Cotter/ Mark Havlek
April 10 Mon/Wed 7-10pm April 12 April 14/15 Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner
April 10 Tue/Thu 7-10pm April 12 April 14/15 Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner
April 23 Mon/Wed 7-10pm April 25 April 28/29 Fabio Romani/ Deanna Chu
May 8 Tue/Thu 7-10pm May 10 May 12/13 Graham Richards/ Mudit Duggal
May 21 Mon/Wed 7-10pm May 23 May 26/27 Todd Sieber/ Ian Puleston
June 12 Tue/Thu 7-10pm June 14 June 16/17 Tom Yang/ Roman Smolgovsky
June 25 Mon/Wed 7-10pm June 27 June30/July 1 Adam Zeno/ Carlos Melo
July 17 Tue/Thu 7-10pm July 19 July 21/22 Laura Rinde/ Daniel Greenberg
July 30 Mon/Wed 7-10pm August 1 August 4/5 Greg Olson/ Yuko Takegoshi
August 14 Mon/Wed 7-10pm August 16 August 18/19 Kirk Epperly/ John Meyer
August 27 Tue/Thu 7-10pm August 29 September 1/2 T Cotter/ Mark Havlek
September 18 Mon/Wed 7-10pm September 20 September 22/23 Randall Spangler/ Kevin Hoyt
October 1 Mon/Wed 7-10pm October 3 October 6/7 Fabio Romani/ Deanna Chu
October 16 Tue/Thur 7-10pm October 18 October 20/21 Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner
October 29 Mon/Wed 7-10pm October 31 November 3/4 Todd Sieber/ Ian Puleston
November 13 Tue/Thu 7-10pm November 15 November 17/18 Graham Richards/ Mudit Duggal
Dec 3 Tue/Thu 7-10pm Dec 5 Dec 8/9 Tom Yang/ Roman Smolgovsky

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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