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PADI Specialty Course Dates

PADI Specialty Course Dates

PADI Specialty Course Dates

PADI Specialty Course Dates

PADI Specialty Course Dates

Know which specialty course you’d like to complete? Find out when you can do it here…

PADI Boat Diver

This specialty is ideally completed on one of our UK or overseas trips where boat access is (almost) guaranteed.

Please get in touch for full details and to reserve your place on one of our trips.

AWARE - Coral Reef Conservation

As this is a classroom based course, this can be held all year round! Non-divers are welcome to join us and complete this course.

All courses start at 10am, here at NHDC. Why not extend the theory session and complete the Project AWARE specialty while you’re with us?

 

Knowledge Development Dates

January 26th
February 2nd
March 3rd
April 14th
May 25th
June 29th
July 13th
August 17th
September 14th
October 6th
November 24th
December 1st
PADI Deep Diver

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives

May 18th & 19th
September 21st & 22nd
November 16th & 17th

All course dates listed will be held at Stoney Cove.This course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

PADI Delayed Surface Marker Buoy Specialist

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives

Saturday, March 16th
Saturday, April 6th
Saturday, July 20th
Saturday, August 10th

All course dates listed will be held at Capernwray. This course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer

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Date Session Type Location Time
Sunday, March 31st Knowledge Development NHDC Classroom 12:00 – 14:00
Skills Development Macclesfield Leisure Centre 16:00 – 18:00
Sunday, April 7th Open Water Dives Capernwray 09:00 – 15:00

 

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Date Session Type Location Time
Saturday, July 6th Knowledge Development NHDC Classroom 12:00 – 14:00
Skills Development Congleton Leisure Centre 16:30 – 18:30
Sunday July 21st Open Water Dives Capernwray 09:00 – 15:00

 

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Date Session Type Location Time
Sunday, September 29th Knowledge Development NHDC Classroom 12:00 – 14:00
Skills Development Macclesfield Leisure Centre 16:30 – 18:30
Sunday, October 20th Open Water Dives Capernwray 09:00 – 15:00

The Open Water dives for this course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

AWARE - Dive Against Debris

This specialty is ideally completed on one of our UK or overseas trips where your efforts will be really appreciated. Please get in touch for full details and to reserve your place on one of our trips.

If you really want to complete the open water dive at one of our usual open water dive sites, please let us know.

PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives

Saturday, October 19th (Capernwray)

Please note, due to the nature of the dives, some dive sites will have restrictions on when we’re able to complete the dives, therefore we we will need to consider this before confirming any additional dates.

PADI Drift Diver

This specialty is ideally completed on one of our UK or overseas trips where you’re more likely to be able to go with the flow.

Please get in touch for full details and to reserve your place on one of our trips.

PADI Drysuit Diver

Orientation Date & Time

Open Water Dives Date & Location

March 10th 16:00 – 19:00 March 17th Capernwray
March 31st 16:00 – 19:00 April 7th Capernwray
May 12th 16:00 – 19:00 May 19th Stoney Cove
June 16th 16:00 – 19:00 June 23rd Capernwray
July 14th 16:00 – 19:00 July 21st Capernwray
August 4th 16:00 – 19:00 August 11th Capernwray
September 15th 16:00 – 19:00 September 22nd Stoney Cove
October 13th 16:00 – 19:00 October 20th Capernwray
November 9th (Saturday, CLC) 15:30 – 18:30 November 17th Stoney Cove
December 1st 16:00 – 19:00 December 8th Capernwray
  • All dates are on Sundays, unless otherwise specified.
  • All pool based orientation sessions are to be held at Macclesfield Leisure Centre, with the exception of CLC (Congleton Leisure Centre)
PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider

Knowledge & Skills Development Dates

February 2nd
June 15th
October 5th
PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) Diver

Knowledge Development

Open Water Dives (optional)

January 26th March 16th
February 3rd March 16th
March 9th March 16th
April 27th May 18th
May 11th May 18th
August 3rd August 10th
November 9th November 16th
Equipment Specialty

As this is a classroom based course, this can be held all year round! The course starts at 10am, and is held at the NHDC Dive Centre.

 

Knowledge & Skills Development Dates

February 23rd
December 15th
PADI AWARE - Fish ID

This specialty is ideally completed on one of our UK or overseas trips where you’re more likely to encounter a larger range of species.

Please get in touch for full details and to reserve your place on one of our trips.

PADI Night Diver

This course can also be completed at our usual inland sites, however, it is more ideally completed on one of our UK or overseas trips.

Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver

Open Water Dives; Date & Location

March 17th Capernwray
April 7th Capernwray
May 19th Stoney Cove
June 23rd Capernwray
July 21st Capernwray
August 11th Capernwray
September 22nd Stoney Cove
October 20th Capernwray
November 17th Stoney Cove
December 8th Capernwray
  • All dates are on Sundays. All open water dives are to start at 09:00.

This course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

Project AWARE

As this is a classroom based course, this can be held all year round! Non-divers are welcome to join us and complete this course.

All courses start at 12pm, here at NHDC. Why not extend the theory session and complete the AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation specialty while you’re with us?

Knowledge Development Dates

January 26th
February 2nd
March 3rd
April 14th
May 25th
June 29th
July 13th
August 17th
September 14th
October 6th
November 24th
December 1st
PADI RNLI Diver Sea Survival

This course will be held at Capernwray.

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives

Sunday, December 8th

 

PADI Search & Recovery Diver

All courses will be held at Stoney Cove.

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives 

September 21st & 22nd

 

PADI Self Reliant Diver

This course will be held at Capernwray.

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives Dates

Sunday, July 21st

 

AWARE - Shark Conservation

This specialty is ideally completed on one of our UK or overseas trips where there’s a greater chance of seeing these creatures in their natural habitat. Please get in touch for full details and to reserve your place on one of our trips.

If you really want to complete the open water dives at one of our usual open water dive sites, please let us know.

PADI Side Mount Diver
Date Session Type Location Time
Sunday, June 16th Knowledge Development NHDC Classroom 12:00 – 14:00
Skills Development Macclesfield Leisure Centre 16:00 – 19:00
Sunday, June 23rd Open Water Dives Capernwray 09:00 – 15:00

 

The Open Water dives for this course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

PADI Underwater Naturalist
This specialty is ideally completed on one of our UK or overseas trips where there’s a greater chance of seeing these creatures in their natural habitat. Please get in touch for full details and to reserve your place on one of our trips. If you really want to complete the open water dives at one of our usual open water dive sites, please let us know.
PADI Underwater Navigator

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives 

April 6th
July 20th
December 7th

All course dates listed will be held at Capernwray. This course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

PADI Underwater Videographer

Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives

Sunday, April 7th
Sunday, July 21st
Sunday, October 21st

All course dates listed will be held at Capernwray. This course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!

PADI Wreck Diver
Knowledge Development & Open Water Dives
June 22nd & 23rd
September 21st & 22nd

All course dates listed will be held at Capernwray. This course can also be completed on one of our trips. Get in touch for full details and to reserve your place!