Knowing the Difference between Open Water and Advanced Open Water Courses

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PADI Advanced Open Water Course | Aqura Dive

As a prospective diver, one of the primary courses you should aim to complete is the PADI Open Water Course. This course teaches you important fundamental knowledge, water skills and environmental awareness to help you manage yourself as a diver in open water. The course also serves as a type of gateway for you to access even more additional diving courses that can supplement your diving experience.

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

After completing the base Open Water Course, the most natural progression to take (and often the most recommended) would be the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. Chances are you’ve probably already thought about it or heard about it from your diving instructor or other fellow divers. So, what’s the difference? Is it for you?

Difference between open water course and advanced open water course

As the name suggests, the advanced version of the Open Water Diver course aims to refine and polish your existing diving skills to make you become a more capable diver.

In addition, the Advanced Open Water Diver course involves going on five different adventure dives. By having you concentrate on a particular activity or skill that is diving related, each one serves as a way to test and push your diving skills to the limit. You’ll also be accompanied by a certified PADI Professional who will evaluate your performance and capability.

Are you ready to take your diving skills to the next level? Take the leap and enroll in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course! Not only will you be learning valuable new skills and knowledge related to diving, but you’ll also feel more confident knowing you’ve pushed yourself to be the very best and capable version of yourself. Contact us at Aqura Dive to learn more!

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