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National Diving & Activity Centre
Tidenham
Chepstow
Gloucestershire
NP16 7LH
 
Tel: 01291 630 046
 
email

Please be advised that the NDAC is closed Monday to Wednesday, so emails and phone calls may not be responded to during this time. Depending on when you make your enquiry it may take a few days before we can get back in touch with you.

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NDAC Try-A-Dive Experience
Course Code NDAC-TD

NDAC Try-A-Dive Experience
The NDAC Try-A-Dive Experience introduces you to scuba diving in a highly supervised and relaxed manner. It dispels common misconceptions about scuba by letting you try it for yourself.

Under the guidance of a PADI professional, you will experience the thrills of swimming underwater in the safety of a swimming pool.

This course is held on Saturday afternoons at Thornbury Leisure Centre's Pool

This Course replaces the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program

 

 

Duration Cost Previous Experience/ Notes Dates

1 hour

1330-1430hrs
Please arrive at the pool for 1300hrs

£30

Minimum Ages: 10 yrs.

No previous experience required.

Review, complete and sign all course documents prior to in-water training.

Directions to Pool > (Thornbury Leisure Centre)

 

02 Aug 2014

23 Aug 2014

13 Sep 2014

04 Oct 2014

25 Oct 2014

15 Nov 2014

06 Dec 2014

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PADI Open Water Diver
Course Code NDAC-PADI-OWD

PADI Open Water Diver
The PADI Open Water Diver course teaches you the foundational knowledge and skills you need to dive with a buddy, independent of supervision anywhere in the world, to a maximum of 18 meters (12 meters for Junior divers aged 10 – 14).

Earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification is just the beginning. As a certified diver, fabulous dive destinations, exciting people, unparalleled adventure and uncommon tranquillity await you. Also, as you continue your adventure and gain experience through higher training levels, your opportunities expand.

The PADI Open Water Course is run over two weekends.

  • Weekend one Theory and Pool Dives.
  • Weekend Two Openwater Qualifying Dives.

The theory and qualifying dives are held at the National Diving & Activity Centre.

The pool dives are held at Thornbury Leisure Centre

At your own pace, you can complete the knowledge development portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course online with PADI eLearning.

Accomodation is available at the NDAC Wooden Wigwam Village >

Duration Cost Previous Experience/ Notes Dates

This Course takes place over two weekends as follows

Part 1
Saturday
NDAC 0900 - 1500hrs
arriving at 0830 for prompt start

Sunday
Pool Skills 1030 - 1530hrs
arrive at 0930 for setting up

Part 2
Saturday and Sunday
Open Water Qualifying Dives at NDAC 0800 - 1500hrs

£375

 

Minimum age – 15 years old (10 years old for Junior Divers).

Review, complete and sign all PADI documents prior to in-water training.

Accomodation is available at the NDAC Wooden Wigwam Village >

Directions to Pool > (Thornbury Leisure Centre)

Directions to National Diving & Activity Centre >

Course 11
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
09-10 Aug 14

Part 2
NDAC

16-17 Aug 14

Course 12
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
30-31 Aug 14

Part 2
NDAC

06-07 Sep 14

Course 13
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
20-21 Sep 14

Part 2
NDAC

27-28 Sep 14

Course 14
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
11-12 Oct 14

Part 2
NDAC

18-19 Oct 14

Course 15
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
01-02 Nov 14

Part 2
NDAC

08-09 Nov 14

Course 16
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
22-23 Nov 14

Part 2
NDAC

29-30 Nov 14

Course 17
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
13-14 Dec 14

Part 2
NDAC

20-21 Dec 14


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PADI Skin Diver
Course Code NDAC-PADI-SKD

Discover Snorkeling
The PADI Skin Diver course is an easy way for those interested in exploring the underwater world using skin diving (snorkelling) equipment.

The course will spark your interest in the underwater realm, serve as a phase of advance aquatics and for kids it will build their confidence in the water.

This is pool based course.

 

Duration Cost Previous Experience/ Notes Dates
1 to 1.5 hours £49

Minimum age – 8 years old.

Review, complete and sign all PADI documents before starting any in-water training.

Directions to Pool > (tbc)

Custom courses are available on demand throughout the year to suit your time schedule. Contact us for further details and to arrange a date.

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