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Altitude Diver

Who should take this course?

Imagine descending below the surface of a clear mountain lake to explore a well-preserved wreck. Interested? Any time you scuba dive at an altitude higher than 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level, you’re altitude diving. If you’re ready to discover a hidden world where few have ventured, then the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Altitude Diver course.

What will you learn?

Learning to adjust your dive plan for the reduced surface pressure at altitude is an important part of the course. You’ll complete two scuba dives and learn:

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures and techniques.
  • How to adjust your dive computer for altitude diving or calculate altitude dive profiles using the RDP Table or eRDPMLTM.
  • How to avoid problems and handle emergency situations, if they occur, at altitude.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your  advanced open water diver certification – ask us for more info

How can you start learning now?

Book online now and we’ll contact you regarding course dates

What scuba gear will you use?

Beyond using basic equipment you may need a dry suit for the cool water. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional equipment depending on the dive site features and visibility.


 

Kids Scuba Diving Courses

Our Kids Club is exclusively for kids 12 years and underKids Scuba Diving Courses Bolton

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Birthday Parties

Why not have your next birthday party in a pool doing our bubble maker course with your mates ?

You can invite up to 12 mates (including you but have to be at least 8 years old !) and experience some fun in the pool with our experienced instructors who just love having fun!

We will even create your very own party experience, tell us what you like and we’ll sort the rest including the pictures you can then upload to Facebook and show your friends and family.

Go on.. give it a go and get your mum or dad to contact us todayScuba Diving Courses For Kids

Remember …  A party with a difference and all you need to do is turn up !!

Give us a shout and we’ll sort it out ….

Lets go scuba team

Scuba Diving Courses For Kids Bolton Manchester

 

The PADI Seal Team Program

The PADI Seal Team is for young divers who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by doing exciting scuba AquaMissions.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an astronaut? These are AquaMissions that introduce you to wreck, navigation, byoyancy, under water photography, environmental awareness and more.

Here’s your chance to do some cool stuff in the pool, meet friends and share in the adventure of the underwater world.

Kids love learning more about scuba diving with the PADI Seal Team Aquamissions

The Fun Part

The best part of the Specialty AquaMissions is they reinforce save diving skills while the kids are having fun. PADI Seals get to sample a wide variety of dive

In addition, it provides parents with a structured program that lets their children develop skills, learn about the aquatic environment and have a lot of good, clean fun. This is also an excellent way to introduce kids to scuba diving prior to full Open Water Diver certification

What You Learn

The PADI Seal Team program is broken into two parts.

Part one, AquaMissions 1 – 5, teaches kids the basics of diving – things like

buoyancy control, mask clearing, regulator recovery, etc.

After building a solid foundation of scuba skills, kids move on to part two. Part two is full of specialty AquaMissions, which usually last about an hour.

PADI Seal Team

  • Helps children learn responsibility
  • Teaches children about the aquatic environment
  • Is a fun pool-only experience
  • Is conducted by certified, trained PADI Professionals

The Scuba Gear You Use

Children use all the basic scuba equipment  which is made for their size and stature.

We can provide you with the scuba kit you require.  or you can find most everything at the letsgoscuba shop

PADI Seal Team Crew PakThe Learning Materials You Need

Calling all Seal Team recruits: The Seal Team crewpak includes everything a PADI Seal Team member needs to prepare for their AquaMissions. Video on DVD? Check! Activity book? Check! Log book pages? Check!  You are now cleared for an underwater adventure . . .

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To participate in PADI Seal Team, a child

  • Must be at least 8 years old

Your Next Adventure

Upon successful completion of the first five AquaMissions, students become a PADI Seal Team members. Upon successful completion of 10 additional specialty Aqua Missions, students become Master Seal Team Members

When kids are 10 years old, they can take complete the Junior Open Water Dive certification.

Project AWARE Specialty Course

The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems.

The Fun Part

You can make a difference.

Learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It’s informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference.

What You Learn

Project AWARE Foundation is the scuba diving industry’s leading non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conserving the aquatic environment through education, advocacy and action. Besides completing the Project AWARE Specialty course, you can become a partner in the efforts to preserve the underwater environment.

You learn about:

·         The ocean commons and coastal zone issues

·         Fisheries challenges and sustainability

·         Coral environment overview and inhabitants

·         The role of the scuba diver in protecting aquatic environments

Contact us using our online form or give us a call for a chat on: 01204 864951

Project AWARE Specialty Course Bolton Manchester Lancs

 

Peak Performance Buoyancy Course

Who should take this course?

Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover almost as if by thought. They more easily observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. You can achieve this, too. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course improves the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevates them to the next level.PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 10 years old, are eligible to take the Peak Performance Buoyancy course.

What will you learn?

During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to:

  • Determine the exact weight you need, so you’re not too light or too heavy.
  • Trim your weight system and scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
  • Streamline to save energy, use air more efficiently and move more smoothly through the water.
  • Hover effortlessly in any position – vertical or horizontal.

Get credit! The first dive of this course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your AOWD certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.New to rebreathers ? This course has many helpful tips to achieving good buoyancy control when rebreather diving.

How can you start learning now?

Contact us and start your course now

Next Step

Be positive and earn your next certification:

PADI Wreck Diver Course

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Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open fascinating windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even cars nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.

The Fun Part

The fun part of the PADI Wreck Diver course is visiting wrecks, unlocking mysteries and starting to gain the knowledge and experience that allows you to see things that others overlook. Sometimes, only the trained, experienced eye recognizes that a small hole or open door likely caused the vessel’s demise.

  What You Learn

·         Techniques for diving and exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards

·         How to research and learn the background of your favourite wrecks

·         Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations

·         Considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks

·         Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor

Contact us using our online form or give us a call for a chat on: 01204 864951

PADI Wreck Diver Course Bolton Manchester Lancashire

 

Search and Recovery Diver Course

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Course Bolton

Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.Search and Recovery Diver Course Bolton lancashire

The Fun Part

Find lost items and lift them to the surface. It’s fun to use the lift bag. Not only are these skills fun, but very practical and ultimately useful because eventually, you’ll lose something in the water. As a Search and Recovery Diver, you’ll know how to search for and recover it.

What You Learn

·         Search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and how to deal with potential problems

·         How to locate large and small objects using search patterns

·         How to use a lift bag and other recovery methods

Limited visibility search techniques

Contact us using our online form or give us a call for a chat on: 01204 864951

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Course Lancashire

The PADI Underwater Navigator

The PADI Underwater Navigator Course

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

The Fun Part

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.

What You Learn

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.

You learn

·         Navigation patterns

·         Natural navigation (without a compass)

·         Compass navigation

·         How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface

·         Underwater map making

·         How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder

·         Dive site relocation

·         How to estimate distance underwater

Prerequisites

You must be:

·         A PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from  another organization)

·         At least 10 years old

Contact us using our online form or give us a call for a chat on: 01204 864951

PADI Underwater Navigator Course Bolton Lancashire

Scuba Diving with Enriched Air Nitrox

Benefits of Scuba Diving with Enriched Air Nitrox

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The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

The Fun Part

You can typically stay down longer and get back the water sooner. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty.

What You Learn

·         Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox

·         Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations

Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure, how to tell what’s in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer.

Contact us using our online form or give us a call for a chat on: 01204 864951

Dry Suit Diver Course Bolton

PADI Dry Suit Diver Course

Want to stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. Yes! Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in surprisingly cold water.

The Fun Part

Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your dive season. When you have the right cold water scuba diving attire, you can stand up to the elements and take advantage of the generally better visibility offered by winter months—especially at inland dive sites such as quarries, lakes, sinkholes and caves etc. As a dry suit diver, you’re equipped to scuba dive some of the world’s incredible dive sites in the world’s cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months.

What You Learn

Gain the knowledge and skills to safely don, dive with, doff and store a dry-suit. Get introduced to the different types of suits so you can make a very informed decision if considering purchasing a dry suit. You learn:

·         Dry suit buoyancy control skills

·         Dry suit maintenance, storage and basic repair

·         Undergarment (fleece or overall-type garments worn under the dry suit) options

 

Practical skills you’ll master in dry suit diver course:

·         Dry Suit Familiarization

·         Safety Checks

·         Entry Techniques

·         Bubble Check

·         Buoyancy Check

·         Descent techniques

·         Stuck inflator emergency drill

·         Stuck exhaust valve emergency drill

·         Ascent procedure· Remove and replace scuba unit and weight belt on the surface

·         Exit techniques· Removal of dry suit, storage and maintenance

  ·        Fin Pivot

·         Hover

·         Excess gas in feet emergency roll drill

Contact us using our online form or give us a call for a chat on: 01204 864951

 PADI Dry Suit Diver Course Bolton Manchster

 

Digital Underwater Photographer Course

Who should take this course?

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and with so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Digital Underwater Photographer course.

Because underwater photography is also popular with snorkelers, there is an option for avid snorkelers and skin divers to complete the course. give us a call for more info

What will you learn?

Through hands-on training during two scuba dives and guidance from your PADI Professional, you’ll discover:

  • How to choose the right underwater camera system for you.
  • The PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots quickly.
  • Principles for good composition of underwater images.
  • Practical techniques to take great photos with your digital camera.

Get credit! The second dive of this course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your advanced open water  certification – ask us for more info

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