The Advanced Open Water course is the next course after completing the open water course. This package includes the Nitrox Enriched Air Specialty Course. The Advanced Open Water course will also open up new dive sites that were too deep for you before. The course is also designed to increase your confidence, experience, and hone your scuba diving skills. In the course, you get to do Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation, and the Nitrox Enriched Air Specialty course. You then have 2 more adventure dives to choose from.
AOW Course with Nitrox
You begin your training by watching the Nitrox Enriched Air DVD and Knowledge reviews and the final exam. You’ll learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lowers nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations. During a classroom session, we will discuss managing oxygen exposure, Practice analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank. Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox on the mix you have analyzed.
During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks, and time. If you want to learn about fish identification there the PADI Fish ID we will show you how to identify different fish by placing them in their correct family groups. There’s also Peak Performance Buoyancy, boat dive, search and recovery, Digital underwater photography, and Computer diving.