What comes after advanced open water diver?
If that’s your goal and you want to get there quickly, Rescue Diver is the obvious next step. You’ll often hear this mentioned as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course divers ever take. Rescue divers learn to prevent and manage problems and develop more confidence in their dive skills.
What is the next step after Advanced open water?
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Open water and Advanced Open Water are both focused on improving yourself as a diver. Once you’ve completed those courses, you can go on to do your Rescue Diver Course, Dive Master, and finally instructor.
What is after open water?
PADI courses to take after open water diver. … The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course should be on your list, but PADI Enriched Air Diver is — by far — the most popular specialty course because it gives you what every diver wants: more time underwater.
Is it worth getting advanced open water?
Why should you do your advanced training? In short – it opens up more diving possibilities, enhances your skills, and is the next step on the learning ladder if you want to go on to become a dive professional. Once you graduate to PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, you can dive deeper.
Do pool dives count?
NAUI considers it a dive when the depth is greater than 20 ft for a duration of 20 minutes. Most pools do not meet the requirement. If I did that, I would TRIPLE my dive count.
How long does a PADI Open Water Diver certification last?
As an PADI Open Water Diver, your certification is good for life. If you do not actively participate in scuba for an extended period of time, however, it’s a good idea to refresh your skills through the PADI ReActivate class.
How many dives do you need for divemaster?
At the conclusion of the program, a Divemaster candidate must have logged a minimum of 60 open water dives. Once the Divemaster candidate completes the requirements for the Divemaster rating, they must complete an application and apply to PADI for the rating.
At what depth do you need to decompress?
The deeper and longer your dive the more chance you need decompression stops. Shallow dives of 6-10 metres (20-30 feet) you can spend over 200 minutes without a decompression stop. Dives to over 30 metres (100 feet) limit your dive time to around 20 minutes before a decompression stop is required.