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Andark Diving & Watersports

PADI Advanced Open Water

PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER

PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Advanced Open Water course is designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification.

The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You can try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving, it’s all about experimentation of different types of diving and broadening your knowledge and skill sets.

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COURSE PREREQUISITES

Minimum age: 12 years old.

Certified (Junior) Open Water Diver certification or equivalent certification from another training agency.

Satisfactory completion of a medical form.

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HOW THE COURSE IS RAN

Book your course online on the Andark website on the dates convenient to you.

BEFORE YOUR COURSE STARTS

Receive your booking confirmation from us and complete your PADI e-learning material before the course begins.

The course is ran over two consecutive days (usually a weekend but consecutive weekdays available too).

DAY ONE

Day One is spent at Andark Lake completing three adventure dives.

Drysuit Adventure Dive or Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive if you are already Drysuit Certified

Delayed Surface Marker Buoy Adventure Dive

Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive

DAY TWO

Day Two is spent at Vobster Quay dive site (Somerset) where you will complete

A Deep Adventure Dive

Wreck Adventure Dive

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Check out the PADI Diving Journey poster below to see other adventure dives available. Please note that the Deep Adventure Dive and the Underwater Navigation dives are mandatory for this course.

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WHAT YOU CAN DO ONCE YOU'RE CERTIFIED

Use a compass confidently & navigate underwater

Dive up to 30 metres/100 feet, depending on your age.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • 2 Days of tuition which include 5 dives
  • Manual
  • PADI Certification that lasts a lifetime
  • Kit Hire included (suit, weights, cylinders, BCD, regulator and gauge, Dive computer, air)

Transport to dive sites (Vobster on second day of training)

Entry Fee’s  Vobster Quay on second day of training, entry fee £22 per day.

Basic equipment for open water dives: mask, snorkel, fins and boots (hood and gloves from October to May)

There is a great selection of equipment to purchase at preferential rates for all Andark Students. View our range here. Including special student prices for dive computers, compasses, SMB’s and more.

Specialty upgrades

For one extra dive during the PADI Advanced Open Water Course you can upgrade elective dives Peak Performance Buoyancy or Dry Suit to the full specialty course at a reduced rate.

What it will cost and what you’ll need?

Upgrade fee Peak Performance Buoyancy : £165

Upgrade fee for Drysuit Course: £165

Please fill in the forms below and return to us before your course starts

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BOOKING FORM

MEDICAL FORM

Please let us know if you can not attend due to having any of the symptoms and are self isolating. We can reschedule your session at no extra cost or give you a credit note to use in store. We will not refund your session.

https://andark.co.uk/2020/03/17/covid-19/

TERMS AND CONDITIONS A minimum of 3 people is required in order for a course to run (unless otherwise stated). Andark reserves the right to vary or cancel, at their discretion, a course or its contents, where the circumstances necessitate. Andark reserves the right to refuse admission onto a course and does not accept provisional bookings. Reservations will only be confirmed upon receipt of a completed signed booking form, and payment. Telephone bookings will be deemed to be cancelled if the booking form and medical are not received within 5 working days. Course fees may change without notice. Lost or broken equipment (caused by student) must be paid for by student. Inland dive sites may be used – any associated entry fee or boat charges must be met by student. Transport to and from dive sites is student’s responsibility. For continuing education courses, a refresher MUST be completed and logbook evidence shown if the student has not dived in the six months prior to attending the course. You must pre-study all course materials for all Andark courses. If you fail to do so you will not be permitted to join the course. If you wish to rebook, there will be an additional charge of £80 to cover administration/additional tuition. REFUNDS AND CANCELLATION: No refunds of any monies paid will be given, save that Andark at its absolute discretion may offer: (1) a credit note (less an administration fee of minimum £30) redeemable at Andark’s retail shop or against the cost of an alternative course; or (2) an alternative course of equal value (less an administration fee of minimum £30). Failure to attend a course on the due date will result in loss of all course fees. An administration fee (minimum £30) will be charged for changes to course dates where a minimum of 2 full weeks’ notice is give. Where less than 2 weeks’ notice is given OR where the cancellation/change of dates results in a course falling below minimum numbers, no refund/credit or change of dates can be permitted and the course must be rebooked at full value.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

What's Included

2 Days of tuition which include 5 dives

Manual

PADI Certification that lasts a lifetime

Kit Hire included (suit, weights, cylinders, BCD, regulator and gauge, Dive computer, air)

What's Not Included

Transport to dive sites (Vobster on second day of training)

Entry Fee’s to inland dive site: First day at Andark Lake, entry fee of £12 per day and second day at Vobster, entry fee £22 per day.

Basic equipment for open water dives: mask, snorkel, fins and boots (hood and gloves from October to May)

There is a great selection of equipment to purchase at preferential rates for all Andark Students. View our range here. Including special student prices for dive computers, compasses, SMB’s and more.

Specialty upgrades

For one extra dive during the PADI Advanced Open Water Course you can upgrade elective dives Peak Performance Buoyancy or Dry Suit to the full specialty course at a reduced rate.

What it will cost and what you’ll need?

Upgrade fee Peak Performance Buoyancy : £100

Upgrade fee for Drysuit Course: £100

IMPORTANT FORMS

Please fill in the forms below and return to us before your course starts

ANDARK LEARNING AGREEMENT

BOOKING FORM

MEDICAL FORM

COVID-19

Please let us know if you can not attend due to having any of the symptoms and are self isolating. We can reschedule your session at no extra cost or give you a credit note to use in store. We will not refund your session.

https://andark.co.uk/2020/03/17/covid-19/

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COURSE DATES AVAILABLE

Day 1 - 2023/24Day 2 - 2023/24
Saturday 8th JuneSunday 9th June
Saturday 6th JulySunday 7th July
Saturday 3rd AugustSunday 4th August
Monday 19th August Tuesday 20th August
Saturday 31st AugustSunday 1st September
Saturday 28th SeptemberSunday 30th September

To discuss bookings call us on 01489 581755

Otherwise you can BOOK YOUR SPACE online.

COURSE PRICE

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£450 per person

ADD NITROX DIVER

£590 per person

ADD DRYSUIT DIVER

£615 per person

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About Andark

Andark was formed in 1976 , originally as a diving contractor working on many underwater projects from ship hull surveys to underwater construction and marine salvage. In 1980 we diversified into scuba diver training . Today Andark is one of the country’s biggest leisure diving schools offering a range of world-recognised dive courses.
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