PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Course

PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Certification on Gili Islands Indonesia

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The PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver Course is designed for children over 12 years old who want to continue there training to the second level of the PADI certification programs to feel more confortable and to extend there diving knowledge. At the age of 15 years old there PADI Junior Advance Open Water certification will be automatically upgrade to the PADI Advanced Open Water certification.

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. That’s what the PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. Your child don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so your child can start right after earning his PADI Junior Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your child scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You child try out different introduction to specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your Instructor. Your child log dives and develop capabilities as your child find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

The PADI Junior Advanced Open Water take place in 2 or 3 days depending on the choice of your child Adventure Dives (introduction to a specialty). Your child have to realise 5 Adventure Dives to complete the program. Two of them are impose the Adventure Navigation Dive to master you orientation underwater and the Adventure Deep Dive opening you the door of the 21 m depth until the age of 15 years old, after what you child can pick up three other in a large choice of Adventure Dives.

Because in DSM Dive we focus on small groups, you child will get the maximum of it with the maximum of security.

At the age of 15 years old your child certification will be automatically upgrade to PADI Advanced Open Water and your child will be not limited any more to 21 m but to 30 m

You can contact us anytime by email to make a reservation or to simply inquire with any questions you have! When you arrive on Gili Trawangan, we need you to confirm your course start by dropping by the dive center the day before your course is scheduled to start. During this time, you can fill out all the prerequisite paperwork and even get a head start on studying your dive theory by taking one of our book with you to your accommodation.

What will you learn ?

The program is divided in 2 parts : Theory / Open Water Dive.

The Theory
The theory is divided into 5 chapters concerning the Adventure Dive you child have chosen. For each chapter, you child will have to fill a "knowledge review" and debrief on it with his Instructor.

The Open Water Dive
To complete the training you child have to do 5 open water dives, the fun part! On each Adventure Open Water Diver your child are going to perform a certain number of underwater activities defined with the Instructor before the dive.

The certification
The PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver license is recognized worldwide and valid for life, allowing a children from 12 years old to 15 years old to dive under the supervision of an adult certified diver to 21 meters. At the age of 15 years old the certification will be automatically upgrade to PADI Advanced Open Water allowing the diver to go to 30m.

The Adventure Dive is an introduction to a specialty introducing you kid to the planification of an activity under water. He will have to performe five of them, two of them are imposed and tree other will be pick up on your child choice.

  • Adventure Underwater Navigation [ IMPOSED ]
  • Adventure Deep Dive [ IMPOSED ]
  • Adventure AWARE-Fish Identification
  • Adventure Boat Dive
  • Adventure Drift Dive
  • Adventure Multilevel & Computer Dive
  • Adventure Night dive
  • Adventure Peak Performance Bouyancy
  • Adventure Search and Recovery
  • Adventure Underwater Naturalist
  • Adventure Underwater Photography
  • Adventure Wreck Dive
  • And a lot of other...

The Prerequisites

  • At least 12 years old
  • Being already PADI Junior Open Water Diver or Equivalent Level of Certification
  • The autorisation and approval of a Parent / Guardian
  • Medical Clearance for any pre existing conditions. [ download the medical form here ]
  • Please send us an email, call us or drop by at DSM Dive to make your reservation at least 24 h in advance
  • There are strict restrictions when flying to altitude after diving. You need to wait a minimum of 18 hours after your last dive, so please plan your flights and mountain hiking trips accordingly.


In the dive industry, the booking has to be completed at least one day before the course. Diving is not too complicated, but it takes a lot of logistical support and organization. Each diver has to come in person in the dive center to complete the pre course paperwork and to receive the teaching material. With your instructor, we will explain your personal plan and how the course will be proceed.

How to continue?

After the age of 15 years old your child can continue with the PADI Rescue Diver Course or PADI Specialty Course. The PADI Rescue Course gives to your child more confidence underwater and trains you child in scenarios how utilize your rescue skills. In the PADI Specialty Course you child can chose from a list of Specialty Dives where your child want to hone your skills and increase your child confidence and Knowledge...

More Info

Advanced Open Water Diver Course


Advanced Open Water

USD 346 /pax
  • Teaching material (online or on place)
  • 5 Open Water dives around Gili islands
  • Transport to the dive sites
  • Equipment
  • Dive Instructor per group

What we recommend to bring

  • Drinking water
  • Sun and wind protection
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Some money for your lunch
  • Filled in medical form
  • Results of your exam if you did E-learning