Advanced Open Water

Deep DiverThe advanced course is designed to build upon the skills you learned in the PADI Open Water Course. There are five modules completed over two days which are designed to introduce you to several different aspects of diving.

All dives for the Advanced Diver course, are conducted in a Dry Suit.
(Proof of a signed dry suit orientation is required or attendance on an orientation into dry suit use must be attended prior to the course)

There are two compulsory core dives:

  • Deep dive which will expand your knowledge and develop your understanding of Decompression Sickness & Nitrogen Narcosis
  • Underwater Navigation.
  • There are then 3 elective dives.

A number of options are available depending on conditions and location of the course.Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be certified to dive to a depth of 30 meters (100 feet) and undertake such diving activities as you learned on the course.

You must read the Advanced Diver Manual & complete 5 Knowledge Reviews in advance of the course.


  • Vobster Quay


  • Training
  • Certification (on sucessful completion of the course)
  • Full Equipment (including dry suit)


  • Certified Open Water Diver or equivilant
  • Minimum 12 years of age
  • Complete a medical questionnaire, if you answer yes to any questions on the Medical form you must see a doctor prior to starting the course. A medical form is available to download, click here
  • Complete 5 Knowledge Reviews from the Adventures in Diving Manual

Additional Costs

  • Dive site entrance fee
  • Air £15
  • Accommodation & Travel

Required Materials

  • Adventures in Diving manual - Available for £25 (£3.95 P&P)

Supplementary Information

  • London Scuba does not provide the advanced open water course referred to on this website. These advanced open water courses are provided by Jason Linbourne (T/A Gatwick Scuba). If you wish to book an advanced open water course with Gatwick Scuba, you may do so through this website and in so doing London Scuba is acting as an agent for Gatwick Scuba.

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