Level 3 Advanced Diver
The Open Water course taught you how to dive, but it didn’t make you a good diver. This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new skills that make the experience more fun, safer, and most of all comfortable. You will advance to Level 3 diver. Better yet you get to choose your 4 specialties that you get certification in. With Level 3 Advanced training you absolutely, positively, will become a better diver and will enjoy the experience so much more.
12 years or older (10-11 year old divers may participate in some dives)
Open Water Certification (or equivalent from another agency)
Completion of the 4 Specialties of choice.
Completion of course forms - if you answer "YES" to any questions on the Medical statement, you MUST have a signed doctor's release before the start of the course
Step 1: Classroom Instruction and Pool Instruction
As a certified diver already, you will enjoy the advanced training. Classroom and Pool instruction learning the skills that help you become a more skilled diver. Students will also discuss what to expect from different diving locations and real world scenarios.
Step 2: Certification Dives
Each specialty has it’s own unique certification requirements. Some will require open water scenarios and others only pool dives. Advanced students will require a minimum of 5 dives to complete the specialty requirements.
Certification Options & Locations
Local (Coral Sea) - Join us during the summer months at Coral Key's OWN private lake, the Coral Sea, less than 5 minutes from our store.
Blue Hole (NM) - Join us during the winter months in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, approximately 5.5 hours from Denver. (Additional $65 to the package price, and you must provide your own transportation, lodging and meals.)
Group Trip - Come join us on one of our instructor-lead, exotic diving vacations offered year around. This option provides a great opportunity to meet other divers of all backgrounds and skill levels.
Referral Packet - This kit contains everything needed to complete your open water certification dives through another training facility. Let us arrange your certification dives with the dive operation at your travel destination. There will be additional cost payable to the facility completing your dives. We will also reward you $75 of credit towards your next dive class with us.
4 Specialty courses (Students Choice)
Classroom & Pool Instruction
Certification Dives (5 total dives)
Digital Online Training
Lifetime access to the training materials
Advanced Diver Digital Certification Card
Tanks, Weights, and Belt
Use of Specialty Equipment (i.e., lift bags, etc.)
You Will Need
Upon completion of the 4 specialties you will need a minimum of 24 logged dives total to received the Level 3 Advanced Diver Certification.
Personal Diving Equipment (may be rented): Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Wetsuit, BC, Regulator, Dive Computer
Dive Slate with Pencil
Course Specific Gear: Night Dive - Dive Lights (Primary, Backup & Marker), Altitude Dive - Altitude Slate, Computer course - a dive computer, etc
Transportation of gear and student
Please understand that scheduling is important and has rippling effects if you change dates. Changing course dates within 10 days prior to the start of the original course will result in a $40 transfer fee, added to your course cost.
Package prices are listed as per person.
Blue Hole/winter certification dives require an additional cost of $65, a minimum of 6 students and does not include transportation, lodging, or meals.