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ADVANCED ADVENTURER Exploration, Excitement, Experiences.

Advanced Adventurer Course with STONE OAK SCUBA

This program allows you to experience five different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty. If you are unsure of your next step, this is the perfect way to advance your dive skills and experience, and to identify which Specialty programs interest you. You will earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification after completing this program.

The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This course builds on what you've learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving.

You'll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater navigation
  • Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres/ 60-100 feet)
  • An introduction to three more Adventure Dives of your choice


The Fun Part: Your Choice

One reason you'll love the Advanced Adventurer course is that you and your instructor choose from 15 types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at Digital Underwater Photography, Wreck Diving, Night Diving, Search and Recovery and much more.


Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

  • A Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 10; 12 if Deep Diving dive is included


What You Learn

The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Adventurer course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include:

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving.
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose


The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all the basic scuba gear including your underwater compass. Depending on which three adventure dives you pick, you may also be introduced to underwater photography equipment , a dive light, lift bags, a dive flag/float or other specialty gear.


The Learning Materials You Need

The Advanced Adventurer course that you will have access to though your MYSSI account. 

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact STONE OAK SCUBA.


Your Next Adventure

After you've tried a specialty in the Advanced Adventurer Course, you'll probably want to take the Specialty Course and learn more : Taste the fun and adventure

For more information about this or other courses have a chat with one of the STONE OAK SCUBA Team members.

 

Class Schedule

Classes are scheduled usually once a month in the spring or summer, or whenever there is interest from students.