PADI Advanced Openwater Diver Course in Ireland

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Galway

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Who is a PADI Advanced Openwater Diver?

After completing your   PADI Openwater Diver course you can broaden your experience by completing the PADI Advanced Openwater Diver course. This internationally recognised scuba diving qualification enhances your scuba diving skills and opens up many new diving adventures, while qualifying you to dive to 30 metres with a dive buddy.

PADI Advanced Openwater Course Format

At Scubadive West we complete the PADI Advanced Openwater Diver course in one weekend, starting on Friday afternoon and finishing by Sunday evening. During the winter months (October – March) our course is completed over two days; starting on Saturday morning, completing 3 dives that day (one to be a Night Dive) and finishing on Sunday.

Our PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is structured as follows:

Two Core PADI Adventure Dives: Deep Dive & Underwater Navigation

Then choose three more dives from the following list: Peak Performance Buoyancy, Wreck Dive, Drysuit Dive, Search and Recovery Dive, Digital Underwater Photography.


Autumn & Winter Savings on PADI Advanced Course & Drysuit Specialty (March, October and November 2021)

Complete your Advanced Openwater Course and Drysuit Diver  Specialty together and receive a discounted total price for the two of €640!

How does this offer work? Complete your Drysuit Specialty Course on Friday, thus allowing you to undertake their entire Advanced Course on Saturday and Sunday in one of our warm, toasty drysuits!

Complete 6 training dives with us over three days and receive two PADI Certifications – all in the comfort and warmth of our drysuits!

Visit our Drysuit Specialty page for course dates.

How do I Book my Advanced Openwater Course?

Simply BOOK NOW deposit €140.

Or contact us with deposit details of €140 and we register you with PADI and send your Advanced Open Water Touch (eLearninng) so you can get started today!

2 Day Advanced Course available in March, October and November 2021.

In the months of March, October and November 2021 we offer the PADI Advanced Course over 2 days, starting on Saturday morning at 9am, completing three dives (one to be a night dive) on Saturday – finishing the course with the Deep and Wreck dives on Sunday .

3 Day Course, available from April – September.

From April to September, our Advanced Course runs over 3 days, starting the course on Friday at 1pm and finishing the course with the Deep and Wreck dives on Sunday.

PADI Advanced Openwater Diver Course Scheduled Dates 2021

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th March

Friday 9th, Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th. April.

Friday 7th, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th. May.

Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th. June.

July to December dates to be scheduled soon!

Please note that Scubadive West reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course based on weather and bookings.

Good diving

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+353 95 43922