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Advanced Open Water Instructor

Advanced Open Water Instructor


Training content

Local and foreign dive centers typically encourage their customers to continue diving and learning new diving skills to become more comfortable in the water. Continued education forms an important pillar of their dive training concept. 

To successfully support such activities, you need to expand your own continued education capabilities beyond your initial Open Water Diver Instructor training. The i.a.c. Advanced Open Water Instructor course is ideally suited to provide you with additional knowledge to meet such additional requirements.

Next to our set diving specialties: CPR training, Underwater Orientation/Navigation as well as Diving Leadership you will jointly pick with your respective Course Director those diving specialties that you are interested in to teach to your potential customers.

You will jointly work on the respective content for each section. In addition you will receive information and examples to help you inspire and motivate your dive students.

Successful Completion

After successful completion of the respective course schedule you will be certified as Advanced Open Water Instructor and will be able to train respective divers. In addition you will of course also be able to offer individual diving specialty courses to your customers, in line with the specialties successfully completed during your Advanced Open Water Instructor training.


  • Be certified as an Open Water Diver Instructor
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • A valid medical statement of fitness for diving
  • A valid Diving Instructor general liability insurance
  • Have 150 logged dives (log book!)