PADI Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver Course at Huron Scuba, Ann Arbor Michigan
PADI Advanced Scuba Diver
Apply your scuba skills as you explore new dive sites and activities with your Instructor. Gain more confidence & capability in the important skills of buoyancy control, navigation, dive planning, & accident prevention!

This course is designed for newly certified divers as well as novice or moderately experienced divers who want to take the next step in their dive education. The course consists of on-site extensive briefings, 6 supervised dives, & debriefings. Required dives: navigation and deep, plus 4 electives.  PADI standards require 5 dives, Huron Scuba always offers 6 (weather permitting).

The PADI Advanced Scuba Diver course includes the first dive towards up to 5 different specialty certifications, so after you complete the PADI Advanced Scuba Diver certification, you may already have one dive credited towards specialties such as Dry Suit Diver, Search & Recovery Diver, Underwater Navigator, Wreck Diver, and Deep Diver! Huron Scuba's PADI Specialty Diver Weekends will include a variety of these dives as well as exciting specialties such Digital Underwater Photographer, Underwater Videographer, Night Diver, and more. Stop by the shop to visit us and see the specifics on each weekend.

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Also available by request on Huron Scuba Dive Team group trips
Ask about combining your advanced class with Nitrox and Drysuit Diver training!
Prerequisites Open Water Scuba Diver Certification or Junior Open Water Certification.
Minimum age 10 years. Ages 10-14 will earn Junior certification
Class size Minimum 3, maximum 8 students per instructor.
Classroom location Huron Scuba.
Pool location None.
Open water location Varies, see schedule.
Equipment provided by student Personal snorkeling equipment (must own) and complete scuba diving equipment (may rent). Required specialty equipment to own: primary, backup, and marker lights (if night diving), dive slate, cutting tool.
Equipment provided by Huron Scuba Emergency first aid and oxygen kits.
Course cost $275 per student.  Consider taking Nitrox and Drysuit at the same time and get Nitrox class free!
Required books & materials PADI Advanced Open Water Manual (w/ data carrier) ($59.99)
Optional books & materials
Additional expenses Rental equipment, air fills, charter fees (if applicable), park admission and parking fees.
Other classes to consider Take your Drysuit and Nitrox classes along with Advanced, and get all three courses for the price of two!
Forms / Materials / Handouts
Course Sheet Printable sheet with course details
Introductory Classes Schedule Printable schedule with Discover Scuba Workshop, Snorkeling, and PADI Seal Team classes
Basic Scuba Diver Schedule Printable schedule with Basic Open Water Courses (weekend and weeknight class & pool, & Open Water Cert dives)
"Core" Continuing Education Schedule Printable schedule with Refresher, Advanced, Nitrox, Drysuit, Rescue courses
Continuing Education Schedule Printable schedule with other continuing education classes (First Aid/CPR, Equipment Specialist, Divemaster, etc.)
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Huron Scuba, Snorkel & Adventure Travel Inc. 4816 Jackson Road Suite D, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 
Phone: 734-994-3483 Fax: 734-994-1597 Apply to join Huron Scuba's staff! Application form in PDF
Regular Store Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-5pm.