Kent Island Scuba

Advanced Open Water Certification

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  • $325.00
  • Regular price $420.00

Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver/Junior Advanced Diver

Enroll in the Advanced Open Water Diver Course to explore new dive sites and undertake exclusive activities under the supervision of a Kent Island Scuba Instructor. This course allows individuals to learn about specialties and diving activities of particular interest. Your confidence and skill as a diver will increase while you experience the excitement of learning more about the underwater world. 

During training, students complete a minimum of six open-water dives, including three separate dives for navigation, night or low visibility diving, and deep diving (130 feet/40 meters of maximum depth), plus three additional dives based on your individual preferences and available options. 

Possible activities include:

  • Search and recovery
  • Boat diving
  • Light salvage
  • Hunting and collecting
  • Exploration and underwater mapping
  • Wreck diving (non-penetration)
  • Observation and data collecting
  • Diving in surf or currents
  • Altitude diving
  • Salt Water diving (in areas where most diving is in freshwater)
  • Freshwater diving (in areas where most diving is in saltwater)
  • Shore diving
  • Diving for photos and videos
  • Using dive computers

Get Started

The Advanced Open Scuba Diver course is for certified divers who desire additional training or orientation to a variety of diving sites and conditions. Divers must be a minimum of 10 years of age, in good health and must be previously certified as a Scuba Diver.



1. Academics: eLearning: (Self-Paced)

2. Open Water Checkout(s): All checkout dives will be conducted on the dive boat (boat fees not included)  


Open Water Checkout Dives: options include

  • Boat Dives: Weekly on the Kent Island Dive Boat
  • Palm Beach Dive Center (Weekly)
  • Referral (If you're going to finish on a trip with another dive center)

What's Included:

  • eLearning Academics
  • Open Water Checkout Dives

What's not included:

  • Personal Dive Gear (Mask & Fins)
  • Rental Dive Gear (BCD, Regulator(s), Weights, etc...)
  • Wetsuits (if necessary)
  • Boat Fees, etc…


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