PADI Advanced Open Water Course in Ireland

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course in Galway

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Who is a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver?

After completing your  PADI Open Water Diver course you can broaden your experience by completing the PADI Advanced Open Water 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 Open Water Course Format

At Scubadive West we complete the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course in one weekend, starting on Friday afternoon and finishing by Sunday evening.

Our PADI Advanced Open Water 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, Dry Suit Dive, Search and Recovery Dive, Digital Underwater Photography.


Combine the PADI Advanced Course & Dry Suit Specialty Courses.

Why not complete your Advanced Open Water Course and Dry Suit Diver Specialty together?

 Complete your Dry Suit 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 Open Water Course?

Simply BOOK NOW deposit €199.

Or contact us with deposit details of €199 and we register you with PADI and send your Advanced Open Water eLearning so you can get started today!

3 Day Course, available from March – September.

From March to September, our Advanced Course runs over 3 days, starting the course on Friday at 12pm and finishing the course with the Deep and Wreck dives on Sunday.

PADI Advanced Course Scheduled Dates 2023

March tbc.

April tbc.

Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May.

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

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

Friday 18th, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August.

Friday 15th, Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th. September.

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

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+353 95 43922