Advanced Open Water Course


     This course can be taken after completing the Basic Open Water Course.  You do not have to be an "advanced diver" to take this course, it is designed to advance your skills.  Whether you have five dives, or one hundred, this course will meet you where your skills are, and advance your diving from there, as well as broaden your awareness of the environment you're diving in.  

     This class consists of two classroom sessions, one pool session and five open water dives, including a Peak Performancy Buoyancy dive, Navigation dive, Night dive, Deep dive, and one additional, decided on by the instructor, dive site, and students in the course.  

Cost:     $250.00

Includes:     Included in the cost of the course is all classroom time and materials, and all pool time and equipment needed.  Also included are all certification fees. 

Additional Costs:     Students are responsible for costs associated with the open water weekend including, but not limited to: gas, food, accommodation, and air fills ($8-$10 each).  


     Students are also responsible for renting, or providing, their own equipment for the open water weekend. Students must purchase/ supply their own dive lights (including a primary, back-up, and tank marker light), as well as a dive slate.



  • Must be 12 years or older

  • Must be comfortable in water

  • Must be Basic Open Water Certified

Location:     Classroom sessions are held at Under Water Works, pool sessions are held at Tigard High School Pool, and the open water weekend checkout dives are located in the Hood Canal or Puget Sound in Washington.

To Sign up:     Please call Under Water Works or stop by the shop to sign up!

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