In a hurry? Here's the summary
- Scuba Refreshers are suitable for all qualified (certified) divers from the age of 14
- Book online for £25 per person
- No need to bring a friend, we provide everything including a buddy – Thursday evenings 8pm-10pm at Pingles Leisure Centre in Nuneaton
Do I need a scuba refresher?
If you already have a scuba diving qualification (e.g. Ocean Diver, Sports Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver) but have not dived for a while a scuba refresher in a swimming pool with Marlin Sub-Aqua Club will help you get back into diving! We welcome all scuba divers regardless of who they are certified with (BSAC, PADI, SAA, SSI, GUE etc).
What happens on a scuba refresher?
Each scuba refresher starts with a brief introduction to diving techniques, and the equipment that you will be using, under the supervision of one of our instructors. We will supply all the equipment you need, and will provide any assistance you need with it. Your instructor will help you assemble the scuba kit, and go through the basic skills before you enter the water.
Once you have changed into your swimming gear and an old tee-shirt/shorts you will move to the swimming pool. In stages you will slowly start to breathe underwater again. You will practice basic diving skills such as buoyancy control, finning technique, mask removal, replacement and clearing, regulator recovery, and breathing from an alternative source (octopus). Your instructor will demonstrate each skill first, and offer suggestions for improvement where necessary.
The aim of the scuba refresher is for women and men to practice the scuba diving skills they already have in a safe and fun environment. The session includes a scuba refresher certificate (subject to satisfactory performance) and can apply for a qualification card.