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Learning to dive is an incredibly rewarding experience. Earning your PADI certification with Dive 90 will forever change the way you see the world, both above and below the surface. We should know – we have been teaching PADI courses since 1990.

Bubblemaker

£30

The PADI Bubblemaker experience introduces children to scuba diving during a 2 hour session in our pool. At depths of no more than 2 metres and under one-to-one supervision, the children play games and gain confidence in being underwater and in using scuba equipment. It is a fun and memorable experience, and the kids get to take home a certificate as a memento.

  • Minimum age: 8
  • Pool sessions:1
  • Maximum depth:2 metres
  • Hours required: 2 hours
  • Bubblemaker sessions: Are available on Monday evenings by appointment only – Please contact us to arrange. 
  • Completion of Dive Medical Declaration: DOWNLOAD PDF (722 K)
  • All equipment

Seal Team

£200

The PADI Seal Team is for young scuba divers who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by completing exciting AquaMissions. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an astronaut? Beyond learning basic scuba skills, there are specialty AquaMissions, such as wreck diving, navigation, buoyancy, environmental awareness and more. PADI Seal Team includes doing some cool stuff in the pool, meeting friends and sharing in the adventure of the underwater world. To join the PADI Seal Team, a child must be 8 years of age or older. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but kids should be comfortable in the water. Parental approval is required.

  • Minimum age: 8
  • Pool sessions: 3
  • Maximum depth: 3 metres
  • Hours required: hours
  • All equipment

Discover Diving

£30

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving  but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Diving is for you. We at Dive 90 offer this experience in the safety of a swimming pool.  While not a scuba certification course, Discover Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health. 

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Hours required: 2 hours
  • Discover diving sessions: Are available on Monday evenings by appointment only – Please contact us to arrange.
  • Completion of Dive Medical Declaration: DOWNLOAD PDF (612 K)
  • All equipment

Scuba Diver

£340

The PADI Scuba Diver course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you – particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide. This course is an intermediate step towards earning an Open Water Diver certification, if that’s your ultimate goal.

 

For your comfort,  all our open water training dives in the UK are conducted in a Dry Suit. For this you will need to complete a further pool training session and practise before completing the open water dives.

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Pool sessions: 3+
  • Open Water sessions: 2
  • Maximum depth : 12 metres under supervision of a PADI professional
  • Hours required: 19 hours
  • All equipment, materials and registration
  • Dry suit
  • Mask and snorkel: Not Included
  • Entry fee to open water dive site: Not Included

Scuba Diver - Upgrade

£280

If you are already qualified as a PADI Scuba Diver, then the next progression is to upgrade to PADI Open Water Diver. This will allow you to dive to 18 metres without a PADI professional,  but with someone with equal abilities as a dive buddy. To complete the upgrade,  there are a some academic,  pool and open water training dives in order to achieve the qualification.

For your comfort all our open water training dives in the UK are conducted in a Dry Suit, for this you will need to complete a further pool training session and practise before completing the open water dives.

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Qualification prerequisite: Scuba Diver
  • Pool sessions: 2+
  • Open water sessions: 2
  • Maximum depth: 18 metres(12+years)
  • Maximum depth: 12 metres(10 – 12years)
  • Hours required: 19- 25 hours
  • All Equipment, materials and registration
  • Dry suit
  • Mask and snorkel: Not Included
  • Entry fee to open water dive site: Not Included

Open Water Diver

£480

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely-recognised scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enrol in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and must be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required

For your comfort,  all our open water training dives in the UK are conducted in a Dry Suit. For this you will need to complete a further pool training session and practise before completing the open water dives.

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Pool sessions: 5+
  • Open water sessions: 4
  • Maximum depth: 18 metres 
  • Maximum depth: Age 10 – 12 Junior Open Water divers must dive with a PADI professional or parent to a maximum depth of 12 metres.
  • Hours Required: 30 – 40 hours
  • Completion of Dive Medical Declaration: DOWNLOAD PDF (286 K)
  • All equipment, materials and registration
  • Dry suit
  • Mask and snorkel: Not Included
  • Entry to open water dive site: Not Included

Open Water Diver

with Dry Suit Speciality

£630

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely-recognised scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enrol in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and must be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required

The Dry Suit speciality provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using a dry suit. You will learn the special requirements for dry suit diving, how to use your new equipment, the benefits of a dry suit, and how to deal with emergency situations that are unique to dry suit diving.

In addition to earning the PADI Open Water Diver certification, you will gain the Dry Suit Diving Speciality certification after completing this programme.

 

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Pool sessions: 5+
  • Open Water sessions:4
  • Maximum depth: 18 metres. 
  •  Maximum depth: Age 10 – 12 Junior Open Water divers must dive with a PADI professional or parent to a maximum depth of 12 metres.
  • Hours required: 20 – 30 hours
  • Completion of Dive Medical Declaration: DOWNLOAD PDF (286 K)
  • All equipment, materials and registration
  • Dry Suit
  • Mask and snorkel: Not Included
  • Entry fees to open water dive site: Not Included

Open Water Diver - Referral

£400

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognised scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enrol in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and must  be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

The referral Open Water Diver course enables you to complete the 4 open water qualifying dives at a place of your choice. Perhaps you have a holiday planned or would prefer to complete the course on one of the many Dive 90 holidays available. 

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Pool sessions: 5+
  • Open Water sessions:4
  • Maximum depth: 18 metres. 
  •  Maximum depth: Age 10 – 12 Junior Open Water divers must dive with a PADI professional or parent to a maximum depth of 12 metres.
  • Hours required: 20 – 30 hours
  • Completion of Dive Medical Declaration: DOWNLOAD PDF (286 K)
  • All equipment, materials and registration
  • Mask and snorkel: Not Included