The Brighton Dive Centre

Advanced Open Water

PADI-Advanced-Open-Water-Diver-CourseMove up and experience real adventure with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. As you step beyond the PADI Open Water Diver level, you will have the opportunity to try some of divings most rewarding and useful speciality activities, allowing you to go deeper, stay under longer, navigate wrecks and perfect your buoyancy! These skills make diving much more than underwater sightseeing. Plus, the Advanced Open Water Diver course takes you one step closer to Master Scuba Diver – the ultimate non-professional certification in recreational diving.

Once you have completed the PADI Advanced Open Water course you will now be qualified to dive to 30m, participate in more PADI specialities and take part in the open water scenario section of the PADI Rescue Diver program. With the right combination of specialities you could even start exploring Technical Diving.

What is involved?

  • The course is formed of 5 adventure dives
  • 2 dives are compulsory (the deep dive and the underwater navigation)
  • The other 3 dives are up to you! Our most popular ones include; Peak Performance buoyancy, Wreck, Search and Recovery and Dry Suit.

Prerequisites – Must be a PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) and 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver).

Not included – Entrance to dive site fees, boat dives, transport to sites, accommodation (if required).

Please contact us for further information on 01903 767224 or email

Please Note – If you wish to complete the advanced course in a Dry suit, an additional cost for orientation pool session and suit hire during the course will be incurred.