AOWD with Nitrox
The PADI Advanced Open Water course is the next course after completing the open watercourse. This package includes the Nitrox Enriched Air Specialty Course.
The PADI Advanced Open Water course is the next step in the PADI continuing education system. The course is 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.
You begin your training 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 scuba diving session you’ll:
Discuss managing oxygen exposure.
Practice analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank.
Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox.
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.
Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and computer. You’ll also use specialized gear depending on the Adventure Dives you choose.
Certified as PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent from another dive origination.
For Junior Divers, 12-14 years – maximum depth is 21 metres
The first day pick up from your hotel 9 am for the classroom for the Enriched air part of the course. We finish at about lunchtime.
The second day pick up from your hotel 7 am for transfer to the pier where a light breakfast is provided. The speedboat leaves at 8 am and arrives at the dive site 9:20 am. We arrive back to the pier in Koh Samui 3 pm.
The third-day pick from your hotel 7 am for transfer to the pier where a light breakfast is served. The speedboat leaves for Sail Rock at 8 am and arrives there 50 minutes later. We arrive back at Koh Samui 1:30 pm
2 & half Days
Advanced Open Water Diver Course Includes
All PADI materials
Training Dives (2 on Nitrox)
Morning coffee/tea (Boat only)
Light Breakfast (Boat only)
Lunch (Boat only)
Maximum 4 to 1 PADI instructor
The cost of the course only 19,000 Thai Baht per person