Advanced Open Water

improve your dive skills 

Course Price

includes all course materials

Just finished your Open Water Course? Now you are ready to improve your skills!


Advanced Open Water Diver Course


includes eLearning course materials for dive theory and practical (lake dives)

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Split Pricing 

​​​eLearning + practical dives

eLearning: $190

AOW practical: $210

Not ready to pay for everything at the same time? You can always sign up for eLearning and your Open Water practical separately. 

Step one:

Sign-up for the Advanced Open Water Diver eLearning course, choose Dive World Austin as your dive shop.  ELearning price includes online training, assessments, and certification card.


Step two:

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.

What's Next? 

Learn what it takes to be a great dive buddy with PADI Rescue Diver certification or hone your skills in a specialty dive course

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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 Underwater Naturalist on day one.


Day two will cover Deep Diver and Search and Recovery.

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.

  •  Scuba Cylinders 

  • Air Fills

  • Instructor Fees

  • Certification Card

Not Included
  • 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. 

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.