PADI Scuba Diving Courses


PADI Open Water Diver Course

 Internationally recognised, the PADI Open Water course is the most popular scuba course in the world. It is a qualification for life and qualifies you and a buddy to dive independently of supervision in conditions similar to, or better than those you trained in. 

full open water course details here

further diver education

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

PADI Advanced Open Water Course

This course can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. It’s designed to advance your diving and helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out 5 different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. 

These are the sort of adventure dives you can do:- 

  • Deep  (Qualifies you to 30 metres)
  • Navigation
  • Boat diver
  • Dry suit 
  • Wreck diving 
  • Search & recovery 
  • Drift
  • Peak performance buoyancy
  • Fish identification
  • Night diving 
  • Multi-level diving 
  • Enriched air Diver
  • Naturalist

You log dives as you go through your course and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving!

Course fees and booking

Emergency First Response (First Aid) Training

Emergency First Response Course

Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence and increasing  willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. 

Course participants learn to follow simple steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a non-stressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals and videos to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.

EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. 

EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.

Course fees and booking

PADI Rescue Diver Course

PADI Rescue Diver Course

 Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. 

 You'll learn:- 

  • Self rescue
  • Recognising and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers


  • PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water 
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
    You can complete your EFR and Rescue Diver Training together as a bundle. 

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Scuba Refresh


Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? The diver refresh course is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics. You will go diving with a PADI Professional who will fully brief the dive and then it's into the water to refresh your skills whilst enjoying a relaxing dive. It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or get ready for a diving vacation. 

Course fees and booking

Why choose Go Below Scuba Diving?

  • We teach in small groups - giving you more time with our instructors
  • The Open Water section of the course is mainly taught in the sea. Not just in a lake or quarry. 
  • Courses are run over an intensive 4 days or evenings and weekends depending on your needs.
  • We are fully insured (Thankfully never used)
  • Our active dive club gives you the opportunity to keep diving once qualified
  • Competitively priced courses - Click here for our course fees
  • 'Pay as you learn' payment plans are available

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Go Below Scuba Diving

Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

07855 193669