Training

 Confined training sessions held within the swimming pool at Astley High School must be booked in advance and typically take place on a Thursday evening from 19:30

ALL course prices do not include boat fees or dive site entry fees

Equipment hire is additional on courses above Advanced 35

Gas costs and boat/site not included in technical courses

  1. Register with DiveRAID
  2. Contact us to arrange schedule for confined training (swimming pool) and open water (Ellerton, Capernwray, Farne Islands)
  3. Download Free online course and complete quizes and final exam
  4. Attend our facility at GSA for introduction and equipment brief
  5. Attend confined training sessions, normally held at Astley High School
  6. Attend Open Water days to demonstrate you have mastered the skills taught in confined sessions
Start Diving
Try Dive£30
Experience the thrill of breathing underwater in this taster session.
Scuba Review – £40
Need to brush up on skills after a short break from diving? This is for you.
Scuba Diver£250
A taster of the full Open Water 20 course, this provides you with the knowledge and experience of scuba diving with a faster route to qualification enabling dives to a maximum of 12 metres with a certified professional. Possible to compete in one weekend, this is perfect prep for your next holiday.
Junior Open Water£395
Available for Juniors (12-15yrs) or Cadets (10-11yrs), this qualification provides all the experience of scuba adapted to suit younger divers. Full qualification enables diving to a maximum of 15 metres with a certified adult dive buddy.
Open Water 20£395
Availabl from 15 years old, this certification introduces the theory enabling you to practice and master essential underwater skills in the pool before moving on to four dives in open water, allowing you to dive with a certified dive buddy to 20 metres.
Explorer 30£295
Designed to increase your skills and understanding of the important core areas of diving whilst extending your depth to 30 metres. Also available for Juniors (12-15yrs) to a maximum depth of 21 metres.
Advanced 35£345
Sharpen your skills to a maximum depth of 35 metres. (Includes Explorer 30)
Master Rescue£345
In order to be a good diver, you first need to be able to look after yourself and then be able to help other if needed. This course is a must for all experienced divers, and in particular those who wish to take responsibility for the safety of other divers and is a requirement for all professional level training. A valid first aid certificate is required for qualification and can be added where needed. Minimum age 15.
Divemaster£450
Divemaster is one of the most highly respected ratings in the dive community and the first Pro level within the RAID system. Divemaster is a prerequisite to becoming a Dive Instructor. As a Divemaster, you can plan, organize and lead dives for certified divers. A valid O2 Admin and First Aid certificate is required. Minimum age 18.
InstructorPOA
Divers choose to become a Dive Instructor for a variety of reasons. For some, gaining their Instructor qualification is simply about being able to share their passion for diving with others. For many, it’s a ticket to dive around the world while being paid to do so. For others, it is about achieving a goal to reach the pinnacle of their chosen activity. An Instructor certification can open the door to an exciting new career, or simply enhance your enjoyment of diving.
Master InstructorPOA
This rating is in recognition of high standing in the dive industry. It is for dive professionals who have a high level of experience, a high level of training, and a high level of completed certifications.

Keep Diving
Dry Suit£175
This program covers all you need to know about dry suit diving and takes you through all the different aspects which are important for new and experienced divers. A must for North Sea diving. Minimum age 10.
Deep 40£295
Sometimes the dive demands venturing to the far edge of the traditional recreational diving limits, and this is the option to get there with the knowledge and skills to get to deeper depths comfortably and with safety uppermost in your dive plan. Minimum age 15.
Performance Diver£250
Designed to make you a better diver in almost any situation. The skills that you will learn in this course have been designed by some of the most respected divers in the world. Not only will this course make you a safer diver, prepare you for our other courses, but it will provide a range of skills you will use on every dive. Minimum age 15.
Advanced Wreck£345
Reels at the ready, lets tie some knots and explore . his specialty is designed to extend your knowledge and skills of diving to allow you to dive on wrecks safely including the penetration of wrecks. It develops the knowledge required to plan, prepare and analyse for your dive to reduce stress and confusion, allowing you to enhance your diving experience. Minimum age 15.
Nitrox£100
Do you want to extend your in-water dive time? Do you want to gain a better understanding of decompression and use a gas that will allow you to do that?
Oxygen Administration£100
In this course, you will learn how to use oxygen, in a first aid situation, to help a casualty. You will discover that oxygen can actually be dangerous, and you will be shown precautions and procedures to ensure you and your casualty’s safety is maintained while handling and administering oxygen.
First Aid£75
This qualification is for divers, diving support and diving instructors. It is not designed to be used as a non-diving workplace qualification, however the generic skills learned on the course can be used in non-diving situations.
Equipment£125
Understanding scuba equipment function, being able to properly maintain your equipment and being able to set it up correctly is essential for comfortable diving.
Sidemount£300
The Sidemount Diver is a modern program designed to include all the current Sidemount procedures suitable for cave, technical and recreational dives.
Technical Diving
Deco 40£445
This program qualifies divers, with standard open circuit equipment, to dive to 40 metres and complete dives with mandatory decompression stop requirements for up to maximum of 10 minutes, whilst breathing Air or Nitrox.

The Deco 40 program is aimed squarely at the recreational market and not at the technical market. The program is ideally completed using modified recreational equipment.  Minimum age 18.
Deco 50£445
Our Deco 50 program highlights a different approach to learning staged decompression diving, and has been written with the new technical diver in mind, so you benefit from a training program designed from scratch using the most up-to-date techniques and technology. Minimum age 18.