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 Advanced diver. No other agency lets you to choose your 4 specialties and get a complete certification in all 4. Pick your favorites and save with a tremendous bundle savings. Example, Perfect Buoyancy at $180, Drysuit at $270, Nitrox at $180, and maybe Deep at $180. Taken separately it would total $810. With Level 3 Advanced training it is $550. And you absolutely, positively, will become a better diver and will enjoy the experience so much more. Only at Coral Key Scuba.


  • 4 Specialty courses (Students Choice)

  • Classroom & Pool Instruction

  • Open Water Certification Dives

  • Digital Online Training

  • Lifetime access to the training materials

  • Advanced Diver Digital Certification Card includes the certification in all the specialty courses you chose.

  • Tanks, Weights, and Belt

  • Use of Specialty Equipment (i.e., lift bags, etc.)


  • 12 years or older (10-11 year old divers may participate in some dives)

  • Open Water Certification (any 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

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

Course Overview

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.  

Level 3 Advanced Diver

Location: Arvada
Class Size: 6
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Price: $550 Includes 4 specialties.

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Certification Dives (Local)

Location: Local (Coral Sea)
Class Size 6
Dates: May - September
Time: 8am - 3pm
Price: Included

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Certification Dives (Blue Hole, NM)

Location: Blue Hole
Class Size: 16
Dates: October - April
Time: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Price: $65

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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. (Credit is not available with any additional incentives) 

Additional Information

  • 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.

Coral Key Scuba & Travel - Advanced Open Water Scuba Certification course.