Advanced open water diver
Just finished your Open Water Course? Now you are ready to improve your skills!
includes in-classroom theory and practical (lake dives)
includes eLearning code for dive theory and practical (lake dives)
AOW practical: $192
Not ready to pay for everything at the same time? You can always sign up for eLearning and your Open Water practical separately.
Sign-up for the Advanced Open Water Diver eLearning course. ELearning price includes online training, assessments, and certification card.
When you're ready, contact us and register for the practical training portion to finish out the course. You can schedule the practical portion now or at any time - eLearning does not have to be complete to schedule the practical portion. Practical price includes course materials, review, and dives with your Dive World Austin instructor.
Special pricing for Military, Scouts, First Responders available. Please contact the store staff at
The Advanced Diver course offers unique dive experiences to build confidence and expand your scuba skills.
What will I learn?
The Advanced Open Water Course teaches Peak Performance Buoyancy, Navigation, and Search and Recovery on the first day of class at Windy Point Scuba Park.
Boat Diving Option:
On the second day, we venture on The Giant Stride, (30-foot pontoon boat customized for diving) to conduct Deep Diver and your choice of Boat Diver or Wreck Diver.
DPV Diving Option:
On the second day, learn how to use a diver propulsion vehicle (DPV), with adventure dive choices of Underwater Digital Photography, Dry Suit, or Night Diving.
What is included?
Advanced Open Water Crew Pack; Adventures in Diving Manual, Visual Signalling Device (Safety Sausage), Audio Signalling Device (Whistle), Multipurpose Data Carrier (slate), Continuing Education Dive Log, PADI sticker, DAN sticker, Student File Folder.
Two-tank dive off The Giant Stride (30-foot pontoon boat customized for diving, day 2 of class)
You must provide your own Mask, Snorkel, Fins, and Dive Booties. (10% student discount available in store!)
You will need basic scuba equipment including a regulator, buoyancy control device (BCD), Wetsuits, Hoods, and gloves (will be needed depending on the season and water temperature). Rent from Dive World Austin for a 50% discount.
Entrance Fee to Windy Point Scuba Park; $15.00 per person, per day for the First day of class. (1 day only)
Note: Make time for homework! Enroll at least one week prior to class. This will allow for adequate time to complete all training materials.
Download your Medical Form here.
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If you have a yes on your medical release form, your physician will need to sign the permission form prior to starting class. You MUST bring this form filled out to attend class.
Download the talent release here.
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