Advanced Scuba Diver

Advanced Scuba Diver/Junior Advanced Scuba Diver

Enroll in a NAUI Advanced Diver Course to explore new dive sites and undertake exclusive activities under the supervision of a NAUI Instructor. This course allows individuals to learn about specialties and diving activities of particular interest. Your confidence and skill as a diver will increase while you experience the excitement of learning more about the underwater world.

During training, students complete a minimum of six open-water dives, including three separate dives for navigation, night or low visibility diving, and deep diving (130 feet/40 meters of maximum depth), plus three additional dives based on your individual preferences and available options.
Possible activities include:

  • Search and recovery
  • Boat diving
  • Light salvage
  • Hunting and collecting
  • Exploration and underwater mapping
  • Wreck diving (non-penetration)
  • Observation and data collecting
  • Diving in surf or currents
  • Altitude diving
  • Salt Water diving (in areas where most diving is in fresh water)
  • Fresh water diving (in areas where most diving is in salt water)
  • Shore diving
  • Diving for photos and videos
  • Using dive computers

Get Started

The Advanced Scuba Diver course is for certified divers who desire additional training or orientation to a variety of diving sites and conditions. Divers must be a minimum of 10 years of age, in good health and and must be previously certified as a NAUI Scuba Diver or equivalent. To enroll, find a NAUI Training Center or instructor near you by visiting the NAUI Dive Center and Professional Locator.

What’s Next?

After becoming a certified NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver, individuals should enroll in a NAUI Master Diver or NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver or NAUI First Aid course to develop additional expertise and comfort in the water.