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National Diving & Activity Centre
Tidenham
Chepstow
Gloucestershire
NP16 7LH
 
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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 or at the NDAC

This Course replaces the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program

 

 

Duration Cost Previous Experience/ Notes Dates

1 hour

1300-1500hrs

Arrive at Thornbury Leisure Centre or the NDAC (depending on course location) for 1200hrs to complete paperwork and to have a briefing for the pool session starting a 1pm. The session ends around 3pm.

Try-a-Dive sessions from June through October will be held at the NDAC.

£30

Minimum Ages: 10 yrs.

No previous diving experience required. However participants do require reasonable swimming skills.

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

Directions to Pool > (Thornbury Leisure Centre)

 

23 Apr 2016
Fully Booked

14 May 2016
Fully Booked

25 Jun 2016 NDAC

16 Jul 2016 NDAC

27 Aug 2016 NDAC

17 Sep 2016 NDAC

15 Oct 2016 NDAC

26 Nov 2016 Thornbury

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PADI Openwater Diver
Course Code NDAC-PADI-OWD

PADI Open Water Diver
The PADI Openwater 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 Openwater 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

If you wish, you can complete the knowledge development portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course online with PADI eLearning. However, you will be required to take a formal multi-choice review question paper at a formal classroom session.

Accommodation 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
Held at NDAC
Arrive at the NDAC for 0800hrs. The theory class starts at 0815hrs and will finish at approximately 1500hrs.

Sunday
Held at Thornbury Leisure Centre's Pool
Arrive at Thornbury Leisure Centre for 0900hrs to begin equipment set-up and have a briefing for the pool session. The day ends around 1600hrs.

Part 2
Saturday and Sunday
Held at NDAC
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.

Accommodation is available at the NDAC Wooden Wigwam Village >

Directions to Pool > (Thornbury Leisure Centre)

Directions to National Diving & Activity Centre >

Course 05
23-24 Apr 16
30 Apr & 01 May 16

FULLY BOOKED

Course 06
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
14-15 May 16
Part 2
NDAC

21-22 May 16

Course 07
04-05 Jun 16
11-12 Jun 16

FULLY BOOKED

Course 08
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
25-26 Jun 16
Part 2
NDAC

02-03 Jul 16

Course 09
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
16-17 Jul 16
Part 2
NDAC

23-24 Jul 16

Course 10
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
06-07 Aug 16
Part 2
NDAC

13 -14 Aug 16

Course 11
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
27-28 Aug 16
Part 2
NDAC

03-04 Sep 16

Course 12
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
17-18 Sep 16
Part 2
NDAC

24-25 Sep 16

Course 13
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
08-09 Oct 16
Part 2
NDAC

15-16 Oct 16

Course 14
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
29-30 Oct 16
Part 2
NDAC

05-06 Nov 16

Course 15
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
19-20 Nov 16
Part 2
NDAC

26-27 Nov 16

Course 16
Part 1
(Sat) NDAC &
(Sun) Pool
10-11 Dec 16
Part 2
NDAC

17-18 Dec 16

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