The Advanced Diver course further develops knowledge and skills. Divers gain experience in planning dives at different sites and different circumstances. Additional experience will be gained in using small boats, chartwork. navigation and many other related skills.
Advanced divers can manage and supervise a wide range of challenging and adventurous diving.
Training towards Advanced Diver relies more on the progressive build up of experience than on lessons.
Advanced Divers are eligible to progress to Advanced Instructor.
The Advanced Diver course consists of:
- 4 Classroom lessons
- Theory assessment
- 2 Dry practical lessons
- 2 Open water lessons
- 20 dives post Dive Leader- or 600 minutes underwater time
Open water diving experience has to cover the following on at least three occasions:
- Planned two stop decompression dive
- Drift dive
- Dive in tidal waters