which diving course is suitable for you?

Use our handy web questionnaire to find out which course is most suitable for your skills and experience.

Below you will find the diving courses available to book online.  For PADI Open Water and Open Water Referral after booking we will contact you with details of how to download the e-learning which must be completed before your course start.  We will also arrange with you the most suitable dates for you to start.

Try Dive, Bubble Maker and Scuba Reviews can all be booked online by clicking here.

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If you are purchasing a Try Dive as a gift click here. This allows the recipient to book a date that suits them.  We also offer a snorkelling gift voucher which can be purchased by clicking here.

Beginner Courses

PADI Open Water Referral £400

Referral course for anyone that wishes to complete all of the home study, theory and confined (Skills) in the UK, but prefer to complete the 4 open water dives on holiday.

PADI Open Water £615

With the PADI Open Water course it is our aim that on completion of the course you will feel confident diving with any PADI Dive Centre anywhere in the world.

PADI Open Water (Dry-suit) £700

It is our aim that on completion of the course you will feel confident diving with any PADI Dive Centre anywhere in the world.  This option you complete the course in a Dry-suit.

PADI Open Water (with speciality) £750

It is our aim that on completion of the course you will feel confident diving with any PADI Dive Centre anywhere in the world.  This option you complete the course with PPB Speciality.

PADI Seal Team £165

The PADI Seal Team course will take place over 3 swimming pool sessions. A manual/handbook is included with the course, and participants will need to read the relevant sections of the handbook prior to each swimming pool session.

Advanced Courses

PADI Advanced Open Water
£425

Advanced open water

The PADI Advanced Open Water course aims to expand on your existing scuba diving skills, whilst introducing you to some new and exciting types of dives.

PADI Advanced Open Water (Dry-suit option) £510

The PADI Advanced Open Water course aims to expand on your existing scuba diving skills, whilst introducing you to some new and exciting types of dives.

PADI Advanced Open Water with Speciality £595

The PADI Advanced Open Water course aims to expand on your existing scuba diving skills, whilst introducing you to some new and exciting types of dives.

Emergency First Responder (EFR) course £155

In the Emergency First Responder (EFR) course at Oxford Dive Centre you will learn primary care, basic First Aid and CPR, along with secondary care, injury and illness assessment and bandaging.

PADI Rescue Diver Course
£375

The PADI Rescue Diver course is equally challenging and rewarding. During the course you will learn to look beyond your own diving, and to consider the safety of other divers around you.

PADI Rescue Diver Course including EFR £500

The PADI Rescue Diver course is equally challenging and rewarding. During the course you will learn to look beyond your own diving, and to consider the safety of other divers around you.

PADI Rescue Diver including EFR & Emergency Oxygen Provider £575

The PADI Rescue Diver course is equally challenging and rewarding. During the course you will learn to look beyond your own diving, and to consider the safety of other divers around you.

Speciality Courses

Nitrox £175

One of the most popular PADI specialty courses. Scuba diving with enriched air – nitrox – can give you longer dive times, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

Deep Diver £320

Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 40 metres. Learn to manage your gas supply, understand what to watch out for on deeper divers and practice techniques for safe deep diving.

Drysuit Diver £225

Becoming a dry suit diver allows you to expand your boundaries and dive more places, more often. A dry suit seals you off from the water and keeps you comfortable, even in surprisingly cold water.

Delayed Surface Marker Buoy £175

The Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) Course is designed to give an introduction and practical experience with SMB deployment using various reel, spools and buoy combinations.

Peak Performance Buoyancy £195

Observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. Improve the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevate them to the next level.

Wreck Diving £320

Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery.

Navigation Speciality £275

The Padi Navigation speciality is ideal for the diver who is confident enough to dive with their buddy and not follow a guide, but needs the confidence of compass use, natural navigation use and distance covered.

Search & Recovery £320

In the Padi Search and Recovery course, you’ll learn about search patterns, how to find lost objects underwater, and also how to use a lift bag to lift the object to the surface

Equipment Specialist £150

Exploration beneath the waves should never be compromised by minor equipment mishaps. Don't let a missing o-ring, torn wetsuit, or broken fin strap prevent you from embarking on your next dive.

Sidemount Speciality £320

Experience a unique approach to diving with an innovative twist. Picture yourself equipped with tanks placed conveniently by your sides, allowing effortless access and granting you the ability to effortlessly glide through the depths.

Technical Diving

Tec 40 £500

The PADI Tec 40 course is where you transition from recreational scuba diving to technical diving. It's a great place to start because it's the first subdivision of the full PADI Tec Diver course and bridges the gap between no stop diving and full technical deep decompression diving.

Tec 45 £375

Part 2 of the PADI Tec Deep Diver program. Extend your depth limit to 45 metres/145 ft. Learn to plan & execute repetitive decompression dives using a single stage/decompression cylinder.

Tec 50 £375

Part 3 of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program. Develop competency & have the skills to dive to a max of 50 metres/165 ft. Learn how to extend & accelerate decompression stops using up to 2 gases.

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