About Us-Northern Union BSAC
Club Training sessions
We meet on Tuesday evenings 7.30 for lectures , we currently have a lecture room in St Helens town centre (we are looking for an alternative closer to the pool)
Parr swimming pool 9.00 p.m. ParrSwimming Pool Ashcroft Street ParrSt. Helens WA9 1BQ.
Then at 10.00 p.m. for those who want to have a drink and a chat on to The Talbot on Duke Street.
We welcome divers from other training agencies crossover packs are available were required.
Diver Training will consist of a mixture of lectures and pool training , followed by open water sessions.
The Ocean Diver course consists of
Open water diving should encompass experience of at least four of the following: shore dive, dive using a breathing gas mix of Nitrox32 or Nitrox36, low (2-4m) visibility dive, drift (0.25-0.5kn) dive, small boat dive, large boat dive, wall dive, dive in protective clothing.
Open water diving should encompass experience of at least five of the following: shelving shore dive, nitrox dive (using a breathing gas > 21% Oxygen up to a maximum of 36%), dive using a shot line, low (2-4m) visibility dive, drift (0.25-0.5kn) dive, small boat dive, large boat dive, wall dive, dive in protective clothing.
Training for Dive Leader involves much greater emphasis on gaining broader experience to supplement the 'formal' lessons.
The Dive Leader course consists of