The following terms and conditions set out the basis on which all training courses and boat bookings are sold and/or made by Seastyle be it made by telephone or in person in the shop or online.
Here at Seastyle Diving we offer diver training to a very high standard and with this in mind our training policy and terms and conditions are laid out as follows
By making a booking you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
1. Prior to heading into open water all required pool training skills must be mastered and we will provide the pool time required to achieve this.
Pool training sessions cannot be abused for example come to one session and miss two then return for one - in these circumstances the course is not fluid to achieve mastery so pool sessions will be charged for. Cost dependent on the course being undertaken.
Open water training Seastyle Diving's open water training course fee covers a set number of dives per day. If these dives are not achieved over this period we due to our pool training policy of supporting our students to a high standard of mastery that we charge for open water training per day.
If the weather or any other circumstances beyond the control of The Company cause the course to be delayed, changed or cancelled, no liability can be accepted by the aforesaid parties for consequential loss, damage or any expense incurred.
Candidates using The Company’s equipment for any course are responsible for that equipment and will be charged for any loss or damage howsoever caused.
Candidates may not participate in diving activities without a satisfactorily completed medical statement and statement of understanding and assumption of risk. Any delays caused to the course by failure to complete these administrative and medical requirements will be chargeable at the current missed session rate.
Any non attendance of scheduled sessions will be charged at the current missed session rate.
If Customers fail to meet the performance requirements on any any dive or knowledge development session, at the sole discretion of the instructor, The Company reserves the right to charge for repeating that dive or session, the rate for this will be based on the current missed session rate at that time and depend on the nature of the dive or session missed.
Neither The company its employees or contractors can be held responsible for damage to or loss of any personal equipment caused prior to, during or after any diving activities.
Any refunds will be made solely at the discretion of The Company and will incur an administrative charge.
8.Any charges incurred during the course will result in suspension of training and the withholding of certification until paid in full. The Company reserves the right to charge outstanding fees to the customers credit/debit card.
9. The Company reserves the right to charge an administration fee for any amendments to scheduled sessions on a booked course that are requested by the customer. This fee may be charged in addition to a missed session fee at the discretion of The Company.
10. At the start of the course and induction will be given to the specific course and the requirents of that course.
11. All courses must be commenced within 12 months of the booking unless by prior agreement of The Company, courses not commenced within 12 months of booking will lose any fees paid.
12.Candidates agree to abide by the rules and decisions of The Company, its staff and subcontractors in all diver-training matters.
13. Course deposits are non-refundable. If a course is cancelled 14 days or more prior to the agreed start date, then the deposit can be transferred to another course.
Seastyle Diving's training courses are meant to be fun, but like any form of learning, you’ll need to invest some time and effort reading and studying. During the induction session for your course you will be asked to sign up to a learning agreement that will be similar to this statement. Your specific learning agreement may be adjusted to accomodate your specific course needs however the spirit of the agreement will be the same as outlined here.
The student will agree to study independently as specified by the instructor. In general, this means that before each class session, the student will:Watch the appropriate assigned portion of the course video or CD-ROM (Where applicable).Read the appropriate assigned course manual section and complete the Quick Quiz questions.Complete the appropriate assigned Knowledge Review to be handed in at the start of the class.
In addition, the student agrees to:
The induction will also cover the following aspects of training at The Centre.