PADI Advanced Open Water & Scuba Specialty Training Learn PADI advanced scuba right here offshore Jacksonville on our boats. You get credit ! Each Adventure Dive can earn credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive. PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives.