SDI Advanced Adventure Diver

If you’ve taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education. The remaining specialty dives you can opt for include:

This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

  • Advanced Buoyancy Control
  • Computer Nitrox Diver
  • Marine Ecosystem Awareness
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Many more!

This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

Learn to Dive with SDI’s Open Water Scuba Diver Course

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Who this course is for:

  • Any certified open water scuba diver who wishes to expand their diver knowledge and skill set
  • Any certified open water scuba diver who would like to advance in dive training
  • Any certified open water scuba diver who would like to experience an introduction to SDI specialties

Course prerequisites

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent*

*Note: Junior divers (10-15) can only take specialties approved for their age

Limits for Junior Divers:
Deep Diving: Maximum depth for divers 10-15 is 21 metres/70 feet
Dry suit; minimum age 12
Wreck: Limited penetration minimum age 15

What you can expect to learn:

  • An overview of the SDI Deep Diver and SDI Navigation Diver specialties
  • Basic insight to three other chosen specialties of your choice as an introduction to that specific area in diving

Some of the in-water skills include:

Successfully perform skills listed for dive one of the three chosen specialties as well as both core specialties

Deep Diver open water dive

  • Test and check all equipment
  • Familiarization with dive site
  • Descend to planned depth, do not exceed any pre-planned limits
  • Dive according to plan at a depth limited to 30 metres/ 100 feet
    Divers between the age of 10 and 15 cannot exceed 21 metres/70 feet
  • Ascend to safety stop
  • Exit and log dive

Navigation open water dive

  • Establish a reference point, plan dive, and enter water from shore/boat
  • Practice out and back technique on surface
  • Squares and triangles on surface
  • Perform a square on the bottom
  • Perform a triangle on the bottom
  • Ascend to safety stop
  • Exit and log dive

What’s in it for you:

  • An opportunity to experience several SDI specialties
  • Continue diver education, skills, and knowledge
  • Ability to enroll in and complete selected specialties
  • After successful completion, ability to enroll in the SDI Recue Diver course

SDI Advanced Adventure Diver minimum requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the appropriate SDI Advanced Adventure Diver Knowledge Quests with a passing score of 80%, followed by 100% remediation by the Instructor
  • Complete all course requirements efficiently
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

How do I take this course?

  • Take it online. SDI Open Water is available in eLearning
  • Course Cost: $129.95 USD for eLearning only.  Pool and open water training not included.  
  • Only pool and open water training including 6 open water dives $650.00 USD

If you want to start elearning now but you are not sure when and where you can attend the practical training, click here

If you want to make a reservation with me for your full course on a certain date and also start elearning, click here


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