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Long Island Scuba Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Long Island Scuba (631) 225-8450

Advanced Open Water

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course (AOW)


The PADI Advanced Open Water Course (AOW)
Provides the Open Water Diver with a structured, supervised means to gain additional training and experience. The Advanced Open Water (AOW) course consists of 5 open water dives: 2 are "core" dives and 3 elective dives. In each dive, the instructor elaborates on the dive topic , after which the students participate in a structured training dive that includes specific objectives and related tasks. The Core dives are Deep Dive and Underwater Navigation. Elective dive examples are; Boat Dive, Search & Recovery, Drift, Wreck, Night etc.. Upon completion of the AOW course the diver receives a certification card denoting Advanced Open Water Diver certification, which allows divers to participate in more advanced diving activities with a maximum recommended depth limit of 100 feet.

Our AOW course consists of training in:

  • Underwater Navigation

  • Search & Recovery

  • Current Diving

  • Boat Diving

  • Deep Diving

  • Wreck Diving

Underwater navigation dive you learn how to navigate patterns, and use natural navigation as well as compass. Search & Recovery dive. You're introduced to search equipment & techniques, and how to use a lift bag. Current dive.You learn & experience a current dive and how to handle a strong current. Boat Charter You'll go on a boat charter with us where you'll learn proper boat diving protocols. You'll be introduced to wreck and deep diving on some of the many ship wrecks off Long Island.