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You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s 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 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.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\tGet credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver\u0026nbsp;Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eWho should take this course?\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – check with your PADI Instructor.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you’re already an Adventure Diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eWhat will you learn?\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eYou’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.\u0026nbsp;\u003cbr\u003e\tDuring the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. 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