Advanced Open Water Diver

Ready to increase your diving abilities? We will expand your diving abilities to new horizons. Be more comfortable in the water by having confidence to navigate your way back. Learn proper dive boat etiquette. Take the next step to visiting sites at deeper depths. And learn proper night diving skills while seeing nocturnal creatures and being a good dive buddy.


  • Open Water Certified
  • Be in reasonably good health, a short medical questionaire must be completed
  • Scuba equipment including lights and redundant air system
  • Completed a total of 24 dives by the end of the course
  • Ready for more diving fun!

Included in the program:

Classroom sessions meet on two occasions and cover two specialties at each session. Then head out for dives over two days. All equipment used in classes must have a current hydro, CIP, BCP, and VIP. Proper environmental protection must be worn at all times.

For safety, a redundant air system is required for the deep dive. This can be purchased or rented from Aquatic Specialties.

Contact us for more information!

Check our online schedule for class dates and times or call (603) 889-7655 for more information

Contact us for more information!

Check our online schedule for class dates and times or call for more information

Advanced Open Water

Ready to increase your diving abilities? We will expand your diving abilities to new horizons. This Advanced Course includes certifications for 4 diving specialties!

Altitude Diving

Diving in bodies of water at higher altitudes requires different diving algorithms. Learn what you need to know to dive them safely.

Boat Diving

This program covers the additional knowledge you need to make your first boat diving vacation a true success, and the techniques necessary to dive properly from all sizes and types of boats.

Deep Diving

Many of the more exciting and intriguing dive sites are located in deeper water. Learn how to make these types of dives safely and comfortably.

Drysuit Class

Make diving a year-round activity by using a dry suit. The Drysuit diving class will teach you how to select and properly use your personally fitted dry suit.

Enriched Air Nitrox

You no longer have to make a choice between safety and longer dive times – nitrox is the key. We will teach you everything you need to know about enriched air nitrox and why you should be diving with it.

Equipment Techniques

You will learn about equipment selection best suited for you, care and maintenance of your equipment, and how to properly store it.

Ice Diving

Learn about ice diving environments, training, equipment, thermal protection; evaluating, prepaing and planning dives, in addition to safety and emergency procedures.

Navigation Class

To become a safe and confident diver, it is critical to develop an understanding of navigation. You will learn different navigational skills necessary for safe and fun underwater adventures.

Night and Limited Visibility

This program is filled with information about planning and conducting night and limited visibility dives for fun, adventure, and exploration.

Perfect Buoyancy

The Perfect Buoyancy class will improve your swimming position and reduce your effort while diving.

Photo and Video

We will teach you the proper photography techniques to get better results instantly and teach you how to optimize your camera system.

Science of Diving

Get the need to know on the physics and physiology of diving, decompression theory, aquatic environment, and your diving equipment. The more you know, the better a diver you can become.

Search and Recovery

There are times when knowing how to search for lost objects would be very beneficial. The Search and Recovery program will teach you different search patterns for use in various conditions and the proper techniques to lift objects.

Shark Diving

Sharks have always captivated the attention of mankind. This program will help you to separate fact from fiction and learn the truth about these fascinating creatures. You will also learn how to react properly when diving or snorkeling with sharks.

Stress and Rescue

The Diver Stress & Rescue program will teach you about accident prevention and how to handle situations that might occur.

Wreck Diving

It is an unbelievable experience to see a big ship from a bird’s perspective and to glide towards the captain’s bridge. Diving on wrecks is exciting but there are some potential risks too. With the right training wreck diving will become a great adventure.