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Advanced Open Water Scuba Diving Course - Sydney - Manly

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If you are an Open Water Diver, congratulations - you qualify to join our Advanced Course! It doesn’t matter whether you have minimal or lots of diving experience, the Advanced Course is designed with practical in mind – from the multiple-choice exams to the specialty dives.

Students complete 4 training dives on this course - 3 core dives which cover buoyancy, navigation and deep diving, . Why not also include the option of our popular Nitrox course and learn to stay under for longer?

Adventure is down there!


  • Certified to 30m
  • Multiple choice exams
  • Weekday (Summer) and Weekend (Year-round)
  • 4 Training Dives
  • Add Nitrox certification as an upgrade


Day 1

  • 08:00 - 17:00
    • Course orientation + exam(s)
    • Ocean dives 1 & 2 

Day 2

  • 12.00 - 18:00
    • Ocean dives 3 & 4
    • Skill sign off, dive logs, certification BBQ


Diving experience

  • Must have dived with 12 months
    • If you haven't dived in a while, please contact us for a scuba refresher before joining our advanced course!
  • Must be open water certified by a reconised agency

Online training

  • One online module plus one online final exam completed before your course starts

Photo for certification

  • Upload a photo (headshot) to your online training profile.

Fitness to Dive

What you need to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Lunch
  • Seasickness medication is highly recommended (contact your GP if you are unsure whether you can take it)

Students under the age of 18 years

  • The minimum age is 15 years.
  • All students under 18 years of age will require consent at the beginning of your course.

Meeting Point

9 Sydenham Rd Brookvale

Please review the itinerary for what time you need to arrive at the store

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Public Transport
Bus Routes from the CBD (all from the Carrington St, Wynyard stands), need to disembark at the very next stop after Warringah Mall (nr Roger St). Timetable and more information can be found at at
Use Google Maps to get Details

Weekday AM: Routes 178, 180 and L85 all have departures arriving at Pittwater Rd (nr Roger st) stop before 0900.
Weekday evening:  Routes E76 (Stand D), E78 (Stand D), E79 (Stand D), L80 (Stand D) and L85 (Stand C)
Weekends:  Saturdays: 180 (Stand D) and 180 (stand C)
Sundays: 190 (Stand A)

Public Transport from Manly Ferry Wharf:

Weekday AM:

Routes 155, 156 and 136 will all get you to the shop before 09:00.

Routes 135, 156 and 159 will get you to the shop by 10:00.

Weekday evening:

Routes 135, 155 and 169 will all get you to the shop before 18:30.


Saturdays: 136, 155
Sundays: 151, 155, 156



Address:9 Sydenham Rd Brookvale NSW 2100


Our aim is always to offer our divers a safe and enjoyable experience. Below are reviews from customers who left use feedback on their experience.
Thanks Pro Dive for the excellent training. My instructor Kevin Malbecq was very professional and challenged me every step of the way. Thanks by David Krakowszky - 11-May-2024
I recently completed an advanced diving course under Instructor Kevin's guidance, and it was outstanding. He patiently explained each skill and encouraged questions, fostering a supportive learning environment. by Jaymee Tinney - 04-May-2024
5/5 didn't die! by Cate Sager - 27-Apr-2024
Survived and certified, with dad jokes for days. What more could you want?! by Hannah Sager - 27-Apr-2024
Great boat great dives by Peter Gribble - 25-Nov-2023
This is the second course that u have undertaken through ProDive Brookvale and it did not disappoint. I had yet another great instructor that was very knowledgeable, understanding and calm which is definitely what you need when learning. I highly recommend to anyone considering getting into by Lydia Tomsic - 18-Nov-2023
Very enjoyable by Lech Miszkiewicz - 07-Oct-2023
Kevin is the best by Jackson Hoffman - 06-May-2023
Clearly explained information delivered in a light hearted manner. by Katherine Smith - 06-May-2023
Amazing experience and such fun and enthusiastic instructors, love pro dive and would would recommend to anyone thinking about booking courses to go through this dive shop!! by Ashley Schmidt - 29-Apr-2023

*All Prices are Per Person and Prices may vary depending on Start Dates and options.

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