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If two people or more book together, all gases included for free also.
Either of these courses can be earned in their own right. However, they actually serve to complement each other very well and by putting the two together, you are taking the first step along the road to technical diving.
During the three day course, you will be introduced to the basic principles of dives requiring staged decompression.
The course serves different purposes for different people. For some, it can be to learn how to safely extend their current diving in the 30-40 metre range. But, for others, it can mark the start of a progression towards extended range trimix diving or the use of rebreathers. Wherever you see yourself heading, Advanced Nitrox and Decompression Procedures is your starting point.
The course will largely focus on equipment considerations, dive planning and diving techniques.
Full Information can be found on the website (listed as two separate courses)
We offer a quick, efficient and high quality repair service for Dry Suits.
If you have a torn Latex neck or wrist seal, we can replace those for you very quickly and at very competitive rates.
If you prefer a Neoprene seal (Neck or wrist) then we will make those for you on a made-to-measure basis at no extra cost. We will ask you to re-visit us to try the seals for comfort and fit before we attach them to the suit. We want the replacements to be absolutely right for you.
All of our work is carried out on site in our own workshop so you are assured of our personal attention at all times. As we do not send your suit off to another supplier, you don't have to pay additional carriage charges - thereby saving you £'s, £'s, £'s.
Unlike other suppliers our Pressure tests are free-of-charge if your suit proves to need a repair.
Our turnarounds times are normally 72hours, but if you need your suit urgently then we do offer an overnight service by arrangement. This however will incur an extra charge.
Our range of repairs include: Leak tests; Hole patch/repair; Wrist Seals Latex/Neoprene; Neck Seals Latex/Neoprene; Latex Socks; Boots; Braces.
At this time we do not offer Zip replacement as part of our services.
Why not take advantage of our COLLECTION & DELIVERY service (Home or Workplace) for a charge of £18.00 within a 20mile radius of cardiff. Other distances by agreement.
Call Rob or Ian to discuss your needs.
Fitzalan Pool 'OPEN' Sessions
We are very pleased to let everyone know that we are able to restart our 'OPEN' Pool sessions in Fitzalan High School. The renovation work is completed and we have access again from Monday 5th January 2009.
We will therefore hold our Monday and Thursday sessions on the same basis as we did previously.
There will be a charge for the sessions as follows:
Cardiff Scuba Pool Group:
Costs £40 per year or £15 for under 16's - for unlimited use of the pool.
The pool sessions can be used at your convenience on a Monday BUT access to the Thursday sessions will need to be checked in advance by calling Rob or Ian on 2061 5161.
Pool group members will also receive other benefits:
- 5% discount in the shop (except for weights, cylinders courses and any other special offers.
- Priority booking on Cardiff Scuba Dive Trips - see Calender.
- Should you need to hire any kit for the pool sessions there will be flat-rate charge of £1.00 (£2.00 for non-members) - irrespective of needing one item or a full-kit.
- Cheaper airfills at the shop £2.00 (normal £3.00).
- Regular special offers exclusive to 'Pool Group' members
PAY - AS - YOU - GO
If you would like to use the pool less frequently then opt for the pay-per-session offer and use the pool as often or as little as you like.
Flat-rate charge of £3 per session - £1.50 for those under 16years old.
There are no other benefits linked to this option - except:
Should you need to hire any kit for a session then there will be a flat-rate charge of £2.50 (This applies whether you need one item of kit or a full-set).
Both Monday and Thursday sessions will be from 7pm - 9.30pm. There will be a 30 minute slot at the start and end of each session to allow for kitting up and de-kitting.
If you wish to hire any kit for a session then we ask that you contact either Rob or Ian at the shop [2061 5161] NO LATER THAN 3PM on the day of the session. This will allow us to ensure that we have sufficient kit available for use.
There will always be at least One Instructor/Divemaster in the water at each session as well as one person 'on-the-door'.
Oxygen and First AID will be available during the session.
Please note: The pool session on the Thursday will be primarily for the use of Cardiff Scuba for teaching. Therefore it will be wise to contact us to ensure that there is free pool space available should you wish to use any Thursday session.
We look forward to hosting these sessions again and to seeing many familiar, as well as new, faces enjoying the fun and support offered by Cardiff Scuba in a safe and friendly environment.
Please remember to bring your certification cards to each pool session.
The next SEAL Team will be held on the following dates:
Session 1 Thursday 13th November @ 7pm in Fitzallan High School Pool
Session 2 Thursday 4th December @ 7pm in Fitzallan High School Pool
Session 3 Thursday 11th December @ 7pm in Fitzallan High School Pool
Session 4 Monday 15th December @ 7pm in Fitzallan High School Pool
Session 5 Monday 22nd December @ 7pm in Fitzallan High School Pool
Call Rob on 020 2061 5161 to book your places. Limited to 8 participants.
Do you need to renew/update your current EFR certification?
CARDIFF SCUBA are offering you the opportunity to renew your EFR skills by enrolling in this update session.
Emphasis will be on the practical apsect of Emergency First Response together with a brief update on current changes in practice.
Date is FRIDAY 5th DECEMBER and the cost is £35 per person inclusive of re-certification.
Call Rob or Ian on 2061 5161.
We are offering a VERY SPECIAL deal on these two courses.
A two-for-one price to show our appreciation for the loyalty of our customers. Does it stop there, well NO it doesn't. The offer gets even better.
If two people BOOK & PAY at the time of booking (non-refundable) for the RESCUE COURSE, then you will be charged for only one person. That is a MASSIVE saving of 50% or in money terms an unbelievable saving of £162.50 PER PERSON.
IN ADDITION, as the Emergency First Response Course is a pre-requirement for the Rescue course we are also offering the EFR course at only £45 per person - a FURTHER saving of 52% or £50 PER PERSON.
This is an offer that you cannot miss. Both courses for only £207.50. You cannot afford not to take advantage of this offer!!
Dates are as follows:
Rescue Theory: Wednesday 12th & 19th November 6pm - 9.30pm
Rescue Pool: Thursday 20th November 7pm - 9.30pm
Rescue Open Water: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th November
EFR: Friday 14th & Friday 21st November 6pm - 9.30pm
Places are limited - so don't delay. BOOK your places now.
We are pleased to announce our next Assistant Instructor Course / OWSI programme in conjunction with West Wales Divers as follows:
Assistant Instructor course
Course tutors: Rob & Ian of Cardiff Scuba - both IDC Staff Instructors
Course dates: 30th October - 2nd November (4days)
Location: Cardiff Scuba Dive Centre
Costs: £395 including VAT
There are addditional materials required for this programme as per PADI Standards:
IDC Crew Pack (Paper version) £POA. If you prefer the Digital version the cost is the same but plus VAT.
Recreational Dive Planner - Multi Level (Replaces the Wheel).
Registration Fee with PADI on successful completion of the AI course is £41.13 plus VAT
OWSI - IDC
Course tutor: Karen Flannery - PADI Course Director
Course dates: 5th - 9th November (5 days)
Location: West Wales Dive Centre, Haverfordwest
Costs: £595.00 Resdiential cost is based on course fee plus half board (Bed, Breakfst and Lunch) for 5 nights.
Application/Registration Fee with PADI on successful completion of the IDC is £94 incl VAT.
For those who wish to continue to full OWSI then PADI have an Instructor Examination scheduled for 14th November. The IE fee is £381.88 incl VAT.
31st August 2008. We have 5 newly certified Junior Open Water Divers: Chloe Seabourne, Natasha Hood, Sean Duggan, Connor Rees and Sam Butcher. All 5 students were superb throughout the course and we send our warmest congratulations to them all.
Welcome to the world of SCUBA.