Intro to UK Diving bundle

by SSI
Type: Training

A combination of two SSI Specialties and the exclusive "Be a Better Buddy" Training, this is the perfect way to build your diving knowledge and skills to safely enjoy UK Sea Diving.

Consists of:

  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
  • Academic Sessions: Online learning and Classroom
  • Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Not more than 1
  • Open Water Dives: 4/6
  • Maximum Training Depth: Varies
  • Suggested duration: 6 - 10 hours

You will be sent an e-mail allowing access to the SSI online academics you can use a computer or any digital device to login, update your profile and start the learning process. The multimedia academics with videos and multiple-choice questions keep learning fun and ensure you are perfectly prepared for your water sessions. 

As part of the Dry Suit course, a pool session to orientate you with the new equipment is required. You will learn how to manage your buoyancy and trim using a drysuit. Your classroom academic lesson is scheduled to suit your needs and the specialities you selected, here we will clarify information, answer questions, and show you how to apply your knowledge to real-world diving. 

Initial training is likely to be at Stoney Cove or another location that allows easy safe access to the water. You will complete 4 or 6 dives under the guidance of our experienced instructors. We will teach you everything there is to know to dive safely and comfortably in your subject areas.

Then by arrangement we head to the sea to complete some dives aboard a boat and actively practice our new skills and knowledge.

This is likely to be a couple of days away at a location.

All sessions are followed with thorough debriefing and discussion about your performance helping you learn. On successful completion, you will be issued with a certificate of completion and a digital recognition rating (via MySSI App). 

If you are already Dry Suit qualified you can select the bundle without this specialty or chat to us to substitute this course for another. Waves Tides and Currents, Night and Limited Visibility, Wreck Diving for example.

As with all Divemaster Scuba Programs

  • Certification lasts for life
  • All Kit Hire is included
  • All Pool fees are included (if required) but entry to open water sites is not included
  • All Air fills are included
  • Instructor time is included
  • We are committed to your success, if you require more help we are there for you.


Pool sessions are held at Divemaster Scuba on weekday evenings or selected Saturdays.

Open Water sessions are held minimum twice per month on a Sunday. See the calendar for details. 

As with all of our programs this course can be offered as an exclusive 1 on 1 program.