Cromhall 

We understand that this information page is rather long, but it is important that you take the time to read it.

Then if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Times
Meet time AT the Seastyle Dive Shop is
8am (unless your email advises differently) 
We are normally back in Worcester 4pm.

FEE'S and SERVICES THAT ARE NOT included in your course fee
Dive site enterance fee's Cromhall £15.00 per diver, per day (CASH ONLY)
Air Fills 10 L £5.00 12/15 L £5.50 per fill (prices correct March 2017)
Transport to the dive site.
Food and drinks

Junior divers under the age of 16 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the dive sites .

What to wear both in and out of the water!
PLEASE ensure that you have sun screen, even on overcast days it is very easy to become sunburn at any of the inland sites, during the summer season.


Dry Suit Divers - only applicable if you have purchased the additional Dry Suit Diver bolt on.

You will be weight checked during your pool based dry suit orientation dive.

If you are wearing additional undergarments from when you were initially weight checked in the pool or since your last open water dive for Dry suit diving please advise your Instructor/Divemaster, so we can check your weighting at the start of the day and avoid unnecessary hanging around on the surface in cold water!

Please bring lightweight thermals/under garments (if you already have them), lightweight breathable tops, fleece tops and a couple of pairs of socks to wear under the dry suit.
Please do not wear cotton T-shirts under your dry suit they will chill you when they become damp.
Large towels are also handy.
If you become damp on the first dive you will need a change of under garments to help with chilling.
Warm hat and gloves to help with wind chill during surface time


Wetsuit divers
Bring a large towel and a windproof jacket (plastic mac) to pop over the top of your wetsuit.
Warm hat and gloves to help with wind chill during surface time

Other Items
Please remember to bring your course books and log books and dive computer if you have already purchased one with you on your training days, along with your basic equipment.
You will also need a boat bag / net bag for your basic equipment - available in the shop prices start at £9.00

Cameras
Cameras are not allowed to be used by student divers on the Open Water Diver Course Training Dives - NO EXCEPTIONS!

Using Seastyle School Scuba Equipment
You are responsible for the care of the equipment we provide you for your open water training dives and any damage must be paid for by you the student.

All DRY SUITS and WETSUITS must be donned and doffed using the changing rooms at NDAC, Stoney Cove and Cromhall - NOT IN THE CAR PARKS PLEASE!

PLEASE SIT TO DON AND DOFF - DRY SUITS HOLE VERY EASILY WHEN STAMPED INTO STONES/GRAVEL!!

Prior to putting on your dry suit seals, warm them in your hands then talc and gently put on, they are very prone to splitting when very cold, so please be careful with them.

General Health and well-being
Get a good night sleeps and ensure a good level of hydration. Please phone for advise if you have a cough/cold or are recovering from one.
You must be fit and well to dive.
Individual physiological differences - if unsure on any points then please talk to any member of the dive team.
Fatigue
Poor physical condition
Dehydration

What skills will I perform on the day?

You will find the skill list for Open water dives 1 & 2 on page 169 and page 243 for open water dives 3 & 4 of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual

Cold water diving - exertion after diving - please keep your physical exercise to a minimum for at least 4 to 6 hours after your last dive and avoid taking very hot bath or showers as divers who have been chilled on decompression dives (or dives near the no-decompression limit) and if they take very hot baths or showers can stimulate bubble formation.

Dive Safety
Please watch your in water profile no saw tooth profiles and also the rate of ascent and perform a safety stop at the end of every dive.

Visibility
This can vary - summer time 1 to 5 metres, wintertime very good 5 to 12 metres.

When you arrive Please sign in at the check in office by signing in on the diving registration form located on the counter and pay the dive site entrance fee.

We will be either in the check in office or round at the beach setting up - please look out for the Seastyle van

The Seastyle Van is for the transportation of the Seastyle Pro team that will be looking after you at the dive site.

Important!
Your open water course training fee covers:- 
2 days training for open water diver course training dives (4 dives)
1 days training for scuba diver course training dives (2 dives)
If any additional days are required these are charged for at £75.00 per day


Cromhall Quarry
Cromhall
South Gloucestershire
GL12 8AA

Cromhall Directions

Leave M5 at Junction 14
Turn Left
Stay on this road until you reach a roundabout then turn Right
You will pass 2 square road signs reading 50, after aprrox 150 metres you will see to your right a National Speed Limit Sign and beneath this a road sign that
reads Woodend Lane. Turn Right here.

You will see a huge yellow sign that reads Cromhall Diving on the railings (If you reach Cromhall Village you have missed it!)

Drive into the coach park, into the recycle park and down the hill to the Quarry.




Training cancellation policy

We reserve the right to cancel any training day that does not have a minimum of 2 students training.
This may happen on the actual day due to illness and no shows.
The training day may only proceed if the student is happy to pay for one to one which is an additional £75.00 per day
Please refer to our training terms and conditions.