Specialty Courses

New divers as well as “old salts” find many different areas of interest in the underwater environment. From dry suit diving in colder temperatures to wreck diving in the warm Caribbean waters, divers will find many specialties available to broaden their scuba skills. When you have completed four specialties and logged a minimum of 25 dives, you qualify for the SDI Advanced Diver rating. Add Rescue and 25 more dives to qualify for the coveted Master Diver rating.

Specialty Courses:
Advanced Buoyancy Control Diver
Computer Nitrox Diver
Deep Diver
Dry Suit Diver
Equipment Diver
Full Face Mask Diver
Night-Limited Visibility Diver
Solo Diver
Underwater Navigation Diver
Wreck Diver

    (completed at Circleville Twin Quarries)
    (completed at Whitestar or Gilboa Quarry)
    (completed at Aquatic Adventures Ohio or any local quarry)
    (completed during deep diving specialty)
Created by professional educators, who know what it takes to educate qualified divers at all levels.

SDI Advanced Open Water Diver – 4 Specialties

The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps divers to increase confidence and build scuba skills to become more comfortable in the water. It’s a great opportunity to log more dives while also learning under the supervision of an instructor.

This course builds on the curriculum learned in Open Water certification, and helps divers develop new capabilities.

This program consists of:

  • Academic materials
  • Practice in each of the 4 specialties
  • An SDI Advanced Diver certification card
  • 6 dives
  • 1 tank with weights per specialty – all other equipment must be provided by the student

To receive SDI Advanced Open Water Diver status, divers must have 25 logged dives and completed 4 specialties (3 of 4 must be diving specialties).

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We set up any of our private classes for times that fit within your schedule. Private classes are also available year-round for Pool Sessions of the Open Water certification.