PADI Advanced Open Water Plus

We believe that the more experience that you can get the better a diver you will become.  This philosophy is exactly why we think the plus option of the Advanced Open Water course is invaluable.  We not only certify you as a PADI Advanced Open Water diver we also include a PADI Diver Speciality such as PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy or PADI Dry Suit Diver in the package.  

Buoyancy is one of the most important skills you can master, it will make you move effortlessly in the water and make your dives more fun.  Our Dry suit addition will give you invaluable experience of “dry” diving, a must if you are considering diving in the UK year round.

To certify you will need to do six dives split over two days, once complete you will be more skilled and have better awareness and knowledge; you’ll feel more comfortable in the water and simply enjoy diving more because you will have an enhanced understanding of diving, your ability and the aquatic environment.   

As with the PADI Advanced Open Water course the “plus” package will expand your experience levels into actual diving circumstances.  Ever thought about diving on an awe inspiring ship wreck or learning how to take pictures of the amazing creatures you see?  Then this course is for you, it takes the skills learnt in the PADI Open Water course, develops them and then moves you into new and exciting areas of Scuba Diving.

This certification will also qualify you to dive to an incredible maximum depth of 30m. This is will open up so much more of the ocean for to you & means that coupled with a PADI Wreck Diver Course will allow you to dive much further into amazing shipwrecks.

What will I need to do?

This package requires you to complete 2 PADI eLearning courses & associated knowledge reviews, you then complete 5 Adventure Dives & 1 speciality dive to achieve certification. This course is focused on growing your in water experience & encouraging you to think like a diver so you can experience new adventures.

There are four compulsory core dives which are an inclusive part of the Stellar Divers Advanced Plus diver programme:

Deep Adventure Dive, Navigation Adventure Dive, Plus the Two dives that you need to achieve in order to gain you speciality diver certification either Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive & Peak Performance Buoyancy Speciality Dive or Dry Suit Adventure Dive & Dry Suit Speciality Dive then any two of the following adventure dives:

  • Enriched Air Adventure Dive
  • Dry Suit Adventure Dive
  • Wreck Diver AdventureDive
  • Night Diver Adventure Dive
  • Underwater Photographer Adventure Dive
  • Multilevel Diver Adventure Dive
  • Search and Recovery Adventure Dive
  • Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dive
  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle Adventure Dive
  • Boat Diver Adventure Dive
  • Drift Diver Adventure Dive
  • Aware Fish Identification Adventure Dive
  • Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dive

For UK waters we strongly recommend, Dry Suit, Wreck & Digital Underwater Photographer, however it is entirely up to you.

Academics and Theory? 


In addition to your PADI eAdventures diving manual you will receive a PADI Diver eSpeciality manual. When you sign up on the course we will discuss which adventure dives you wish to do which speciality dive you want to do and then we ask you to work through the sections relating to the 5 adventure dives and the speciality eManual that you will be doing.  After this we ask that you please complete the knowledge review at the end of each chapter – and away you go!!

This course can be started anytime – even today!

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