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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       
26 Apr 2024 AOW 0124 Advanced Openwater Diver 28 Apr 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0124)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 26 Apr 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 27 Apr 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 27 Apr 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 27 Apr 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 28 Apr 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 28 Apr 2024
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 May 2024 AOW 0224 Advanced Openwater Diver 26 May 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0224)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 24 May 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 25 May 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 25 May 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 25 May 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 26 May 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 26 May 2024
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
: Alice Ortmann,

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

21 Jun 2024 AOW 0324 Advanced Openwater Diver 23 Jun 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0324)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 21 Jun 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 22 Jun 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 22 Jun 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 22 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 23 Jun 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 23 Jun 2024
03:00 PM
90
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
: Alice Ortmann,

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

19 Jul 2024 AOW 0424 Advanced Openwater Diver 21 Jul 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0424)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 19 Jul 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 20 Jul 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 20 Jul 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 20 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 21 Jul 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 21 Jul 2024
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

09 Aug 2024 AOW 0524 Advanced Openwater Diver 11 Aug 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0524)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 09 Aug 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 10 Aug 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 10 Aug 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 10 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 11 Aug 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 11 Aug 2024
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 Sep 2024 AOW 0624 Advanced Openwater Diver 22 Sep 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0624)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 20 Sep 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 21 Sep 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 21 Sep 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 21 Sep 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 22 Sep 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 22 Sep 2024
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

18 Oct 2024 AOW 0724 Advanced Openwater Diver 20 Oct 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0724)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 18 Oct 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 19 Oct 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 19 Oct 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 19 Oct 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 20 Oct 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 20 Oct 2024
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

15 Nov 2024 AOW 0824 Advanced Openwater Diver 17 Nov 2024 CA$ 399.99

Advanced Openwater Diver
(AOW 0824)

Classroom Lecture
Fri 15 Nov 2024
05:00 PM
02 00
Torpedo Rays Dartmouth
Navigation
Sat 16 Nov 2024
10:00 AM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Search & Recovery
Sat 16 Nov 2024
12:00 PM
02 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Night Dive
Sat 16 Nov 2024
07:00 PM
04 00
Open Water Dive Site Tbd
Deep
Sun 17 Nov 2024
12:30 PM
90
Lunnenburg Ocean Adventures
Boat
Sun 17 Nov 2024
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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