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SLO Ocean Currents 

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Advanced Open Water (AOW) Certification Course is designed to expand upon skills learned in the Open Water course. It's a good course to take if you want to improve your diving skills quickly or if haven't been diving recently. SLO Ocean Currents specializes in having a great time while accelerating the learning experience. AOW is a compact, high-impact diving program that emphasizes diving over formal class sessions. It provides the novice diver with a structured, well-supervised means to gain the practical experience needed after entry-level certification. This course will allow you to participate in various underwater activities that will broaden both your awareness of the underwater environment and your capabilities as a diver.

You will be expanding your diving horizons into Compass and Natural Navigation, Deep Diving and 3 Elective Dives (either , Boat, Drift, Dry Suit,  Night diving, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search & Recovery, Underwater Naturalist, Fish ID, Underwater Photography, or Wreck Diving). This course is offered by SLO Ocean Currents in a variety of formats (see Schedule or call SLO Ocean Currents for details).

PREREQUISITES

Anyone at least 15 years of age(12 for Jr AOW max depth of 70 feet) with a valid Scuba Certification Card is eligible for this course, regardless of the issuing certification agency. For class dives, you must supply a complete Scuba diving system (including a surface signaling device, a cutting tool and Timing Device); equipment rental is available to our AOW students at Half Price! For the Night Dive, you will also need a primary dive light back-up light and a surface light. Advanced Open Water is also a prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver course and for many PADI Specialty courses.

COURSE CONTENT

Class Session (Prior to dive on site). Pre-Dive Briefings and Open Water Dives: Natural and Compass Navigation Dive, Deep Dive, and 3 facility-elected dives.


March      
Wednesday  Night Dive Night 3/1 PM
Saturday  Navigation and Fish ID Shore 3/31 AM
       
April      
Sunday Deep, Buoyancy, Naturalist, Nitrox Boat 4/7 (Peace Dive Boat)  7AM-5PM
Tuesday Night Dive Night 4/16 PM
       
May      
Sunday Navigation, Fish ID Shore 5/5 AM
Saturday Deep, Buoyancy, Naturalist or Photo Boat 5/18 (Spectre Dive Boat) 7AM-5PM
       
June      
Sunday Navigation, Fish ID Shore 6/9 AM
Saturday Deep, Buoyancy, Naturalist or Photo Boat 6/22 (Spectre Dive Boat) 7AM - 5PM





      

 

Address
3121 South Higuera Suite B
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone
Line 1: 805-544-7227
Line 2: 805-544-Dive

Hours
Monday-Friday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
*Retail closed on Sunday; Open for training

Email Address: info@slooceancurrents.com
slooceancurrents@aol.com