PADI Advanced Open Water Course

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

If you are already a certified diver who wants to increase your diving knowledge and skills, dive at new locations, meet new friends and expand your diving horizon, this course is for you. The Course is designed so you can go straight into it after your Open Water Diver Course. The PADI Advance Open Water Diver program gives you a chance to choose some of diving’s’ most popular specialties.

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The choice is yours

You’ll make 2 core dives.  These orients you to the fundamentals of advanced diving and include the following:

  • Underwater Navigation
  • Deep Diving (typically anywhere from 18 meters to 30 meters)

and then choose 3 “elective” dives from among following :

  • AWARE – Fish Identification
  • Boat Diver
  • Digital Underwater Photography
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle
  • Drift Diver – Only available at our Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
  • Multilevel Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Search and Recovery Diver

The PADI Advanced Open Water Divers Course can be completed in 2 days. On completion of the course, you will be awarded a Advanced Open Water Diver Wall Certificate and a Certification Card.

Opportunities

Each Adventure Dives of your Advance Open Water Course may credit towards the Corresponding PADI Specialty Dive course.

Prerequisite

  • 15 years old (12 years old for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
  • Be a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • Fill out the Medical History Form, Liability Release Form (Waiver) and Express Assumption of Risk Form.

What’ s included

  • PADI Adventure in Diving Manual (Yours to keep)
  • Use of full set of diving equipment (except for prescription mask)
  • Boat and training dives
  • Refreshment (coffee and tea) and light lunch at Mamutik Island only
  • Conservation and entrance fee to Marine Park
  • Hotel transfer within Kota Kinabalu City only

Start the Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online gets you started right now with the background information you need for the seven of the most popular Adventure Dives (though you and your instructor can still choose any of the Adventure Dives.) Start Now!

What you learn

The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver Course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your Electronic Dive Planner (eRDP)
  • and much, much more depending on the Adventure Dives you choose

Opportunities

Each of your PADI Advance Open Water Dives may be credited towards the appropriate PADI Specialty Dive course. This program is a prerequisites to the PADI Rescue Diver Course. Your diving knowledge development applies to the Divemaster Rating.  You can also also work towards the highest and most prestigious non-teaching rating awarded by PADI which is the  PADI Master Scuba Diver.

Prerequisite

  • Minimum 12 years old
  • Be a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • Fill out the Medical History Form, Liability Release Form (Waiver) and Express Assumption of Risk Form.

What’ s included

  • PADI Adventure in Diving Manual (Yours to keep)
  • Use of full set of diving equipment (except for prescription mask)
  • Boat and training dives
  • Refreshment (coffee and tea) and light lunch at Mamutik Island only
  • Conservation and entrance fee to Marine Park
  • Hotel transfer within Kota Kinabalu City only

Itinerary

Day 1 0830 Assemble at Borneo Divers Training Institute located in STAR Marina, Shang-ri-la Hotel, Tajung Aru for Registration.
0900 Proceed to Dive Base at Mamutik Island which is about 10 min away.
Dive 1 – Elective Dive (Select from Adventure Dive lists)
Dive 2 – Core Dive (Underwater Navigation)
Dive 3 – Elective Dive (Select from Adventure Dive lists)
Day 2 0830 Assemble at Borneo Divers Training Institute at STAR Marina, Shang-ri-la Hotel, Tajung Aru for registration.
0900 Proceed to Dive Base at Mamutik Island which is about 10 min away.
Dive 4 – Core Dive (Deep Dive – 30 meters Max)
Dive 5 – Elective Dive (Select from Adventure Dive lists)
1530-1600 Return to STAR Marina, Shang-ri-la Hotel, Tajung Aru

Note: Night Dive can be conducted on request. Departure time from Mamutik Island is at approx 2000 hrs.

NO FLYING AFTER DIVNG – MINIMUM 18 HRS INTERVALS BEFORE FLYING

LOCATION

Borneo Divers Training Institute is just 5 minutes away from Mamutik Island by speedboat and 10 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu International Airport.

Postal Address:
Borneo Divers And Sea Sports (Sabah) 9th Floor, Menara Jubili,
53 Jalan Gaya,
88000 Kota Kinabalu
Sabah, Malaysia

Telephone: +6 088 - 222226
Fax: +6 088 - 221550

Borneo Divers Mabul Resort Reception:
+60178169226

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