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Scuba Diving Norfolk Christal Seas Scuba Specialty Diver

PADI Self-Reliant Diver Speciality

Scuba Diving Norfolk Christal Seas Scuba Specialty Diver Self Reliant

PADI Self-Reliant Diver Speciality

Although most scuba dives are made with a buddy, an experienced diver may want or need to make dives without a partner.


During the Self-Reliant Diver course, you learn about potential risks of diving alone and the value of equipment redundancy and necessary back-up gear.


During three scuba dives, you develop skills for self-reliance and independence, while becoming a stronger partner in a dive pair or team.

What Will You Learn?

The PADI Self-Reliant Diver course sharpens your dive skills, making you a stronger partner in a dive pair or team. And you'll learn more about the potential risks of diving alone, and how to manage those risks.


  • During this course you will learn about:

  • How to dive alone responsibly

  • The value of equipment redundancy and what backup equipment is needed

  • Dive planning and gas management

  • Sending up SMBs

  • Self-rescue skills

  • Planning organizing and making self-reliant dives

Course Pre-requisites

  • You must have a minimum of 100 logged dives.

  • You must be a minimum of PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) you can begin this Speciality Diver course.

  • You must be a minimum of 18 years old.

Knowledge Development

There is a classroom presentation session with a qualified PADI Instructor will ensure that you fully understand the information required and knowledge reviews.


Confined Water Dives

Your instructor will make an assessment of your skills in either Confined or Open Water.


There are 3 Open Water qualifying dives, usually completed over 1 day.


Open Water Dives

What's Included?

  • Theory session

  • Dive skills assessment

  • PADI certification fee

  • Full equipment hire including drysuit

We offer flexible course timetabling to meet your schedule and work with small groups to ensure personal tuition at all times.

How Much Does It Cost?


You can add a £10 donation to the PADI Project Aware charity and receive a special decorative Project Aware cert card - please ask for details.



Call 01603 485000 or click the 'Contact Us' button to find out about dates and availability.


Don't miss out! Secure your place now with just £65 deposit. We'll then contact you to arrange a suitable time for you to begin your training!
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