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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Certification Course                               

You have earned your Open Water Diver certification! Congratulations!! Now what? It's time to continue your SCUBA training with Into The Blue Scuba and join an Advanced Open Water Course. This is the 
second level in the PADI course matrix. The great thing is that you do not have to be a seasoned scuba diver to start this course. This course is designed to help the new diver with building confidence as well as skill development. There is no need to wait, you can start it as soon as you finish your open water scuba diver course. So, if you are ready to advance your diving knowledge, skills, and are ready for Exploration, Excitement, and Experiences then the PADI Advanced Open Water Course with Into The Blue Scuba is for you.

Why Choose Into The Blue Scuba:

  • An established locally owned family business that treats you like a member of the family.
  • A business that prides itself on “Quality” not “Quantity”
  • A friendly and highly knowledgeable staff
  • Up to date and safe training facilities
  • Small classes where you are a name not just a number
  • A relaxed and supportive learning environment
  • All-inclusive up-front pricing with no hidden fees
  • Your own instructor that’s with you from the start of your training until completion  
  • PADI 5 Star Dive Center rating
  • The backing from PADI (Professional Association of Scuba Instructors)
  • A complete selection of renowned PADI courses from beginner through professional
  • The most modern, fun, safe and convenient courses around

What is required to become an Advanced Open Water Diver:
To earn the advanced open water scuba diver certification, you have to be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Junior Open Water Diver, or have a qualifying, entry-level certification through another training organization. Then with your ITBS Instructor you will complete 5 adventure dives (Deep and Navigation dives are mandatory) the other three are your choice and there are 15 adventure dives to choose from. There is also an added benefit from the course. Each of the 5-adventure dives you complete can be used toward that specialty if you decide to complete the diver specialty course at another time. 

The Advanced Open Water Diver Course consists of two simple steps:

Step One: Knowledge Development (Classroom)                                                                                                                                                                               During this step (At your own pace) you will complete the PADI interactive E-learning online course. This course will guide you towards expanding on your scuba diving knowledge.

Step Two: Certification Dive Trip (Open Water)                                                                                                                                                                                     You will conduct 5 fun open water adventure dives with your ITBS Instructor and earn your Certification as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver.

What's included in the course cost:

  • PADI Online E - Learning Advanced Open Water Diver Course (Includes: Online Course (E-Learning), E - Manual, Videos, Knowledge Reviews, Quizzes, and Exam)
  • Instructor and PADI Certification Fees
  • PADI Lifetime Digital Certification Card 
  • Advanced Open Water Completion Certificate
  • Certification Trip @ Blue Water Park (Include Entrance Fees, All Taxes/Fees)

What's not included:

  • Scuba gear (Rental available from ITBS)
  • Personal equipment (Must be Scuba quality)
  • Transportation during the certification trip
  • Personal necessities
  • Meals during the certification trip
  • Hotel during the certification trip

How to begin:  
Contact us at 678-332-6186 and we will assist you with the registration


Contact Us

2151 Pace St Covington, GA  30014

Phone: 678.332.6186

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Wednesday 10-5
Thursday       10-5 
Friday            10-5
Saturday       10-2
Sunday         Closed
Monday       Closed

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