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Monday             10 - 17         Friday        10 - 18

Tuesday            10 - 17         Saturday   10 - 18

Wednesday      10 - 19         Sunday       11 - 16

Thursday          10 - 18

Please note we are CLOSED on all Bank Holidays


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Dive Control Specialist

Equipment checks and preperationSo what’s next after Divemaster?

You are an experienced Divemaster and are now keen to move further up the professional diving ladder. Your next logical step is Assistant Instructor, or Dive Control Specialist.

The Instructor Development Course consists of two parts: the Assistant Instructor (AI)/Dive Control Speicalist (DCS) course and the Open Water Instructor (OWI) programme. Each course can be followed separately or the two parts can be combined.

As an Assistant Instructor/Dive Control Specialist, you gain additional experience as a Professional. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and can take on limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience towards becoming an Open Water Instructor.

Under the guidance of one of Scubaducks’ instructors, you will build on your existing abilities to organise and supervise scuba diving activities while concentrating on developing your teaching skills. Once you have qualified as an Assistant Instructor/Dive Control Specialist you will be able to: