This page shows our current training programme.  Keep an eye on it for updates as additional activities are added from time to time and some dates may change.

If you are interested in learning to dive, contact us on learntodive@clidive.org. Read more about becoming a diver here.

If you are already a diver and are interested in joining our club, the email to use is alreadyadiver@clidive.org.

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Last updated 28 January 2024

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From To Course Details Location Cost Contact
Wed 3 Jan Thu 29 Feb FULL: Sports diver training course 7 weeks, Wed and Thur evenings Zoom/IRB £90 plus membership of BSAC and Clidive if not already a member Training
Thu 18 Jan FULL: PADI crossover deco workshop Filling in a training gap for those with PADI or other agencies with SD or DL equivalency IRB FULL Nick Barter
Sat 20 Jan Chartwork and Position Fixing Get the charts out and do some navigation. This is a formal BSAC course and is a pre requisite for First Class Diver and Coxn in Clidive. Steve's offices (Euston) c. £35 + £32.50 BSAC pack Nick Barter
Thu 25 Jan Drysuit course part 1 7pm, for those thinking about getting a drysuit IRB Free Cassi Harrison
Sat 27 Jan Sun 28 Jan Boat maintenance Learn from our Bosun Steve about how to do the basic maintenance that keeps our two RIBs running well and looking good! Come along for a couple of hours or a full day Penton Hook Marina Free Steve Walsh
Thu 1 Feb First Thursday: Diver recovery A practical and fun session in the pool to learn or refresh skills for retrieving divers in emergency situations. IRB Free Cassi Harrison
Sat 10 Feb Advanced Diver lectures AT1-AT4 All day, for those working towards the AD qualification At Nick Bs house Free Nick Barter
Sun 11 Feb Dive managers' workshop A training day for dive managers, find out all you need to know to run a successful, fun and safe Clidive trip Hackney (Victoria Park Community Centre) Free Gillian Bell
Thu 15 Feb Instructor refresher evening An opportunity for our qualified instructors to get together, share best practice and ensure we're all up to date with current methods. IRB Free Chris Wilson
Thu 22 Feb Sun 3 Mar Buoyancy and Trim workshop This workshop is a must for anyone at any stage in their diving, and a must for anyone wanting to do ADP. Get your weighting right, work on your trim and ascent rates. You'll be given an official rating at the end (gold is the min standard for ADP). Theory 22nd Feb (Moorgate), pool 29th Feb (IRB), practical 3rd March Wraysbury c. £85 + £12.50 qualification cost Phil Page
Sat 24 Feb Sun 25 Feb Boat handling practice weekend Dedicated weekend for practicing driving the boats. If you're ready to do the cox'n assessment let us know and we'll remind you what you need to swot up on. Portland c. £310 Nick Barter
Tue 27 Feb Mayday! Mayday! How to deal with real life emergencies at sea, based on experiences from Clidive and other clubs TBC Ben's office (Temple) Free Cassi Harrison
Thu 29 Feb RYA VHF exam and practice Prerequesite for being a Clidive cox'n. Online learning to be done in advance followed by exam evening and a bit of practice with dummy radios. Depending on how many people interested we can run 1 or 2 evenings. (6 per evening). Ben's Office (Temple) c. £100 Elaine Hendry
Thu 29 Feb Drysuit course part 1 7pm, for those thinking about getting a drysuit IRB Free Cassi Harrison
Wed 27 Mar Thu 9 May Ocean diver training course 7 weeks, Wed and Thur evenings Zoom/IRB £220 Training
Thu 14 Mar O2 admin and AED refresher This is a refresher for those that have already done this course. Refresh your skills ahead of the dive season because you never know...... IRB Free Elaine Hendry
Sun 17 Mar Fri 22 Mar Warmer water training trip Up to six days' diving with BSAC Lanzarote. Avoid the cold! Join us for a training and fun diving trip in sunny Lanzarote. You'll complete your training in the first few days and can then use your skills on fun dives. Technical courses available as well as a chance to complete your training grade dives. Lanzarote c. £750 Training
Sat 6 Apr Sun 7 Apr ADP/Twinset training [Full - Waiting List] Want to go deeper or dive for longer? This is the weekend for you Stoney Cove c.£280 Nick Barter
Thu 11 Apr Thu 25 Apr First Aid for Divers This course will give you the confidence to use first aid in a real emergency. Learn the basic skills to treat an injury in the diving environment. 3 evenings - 11th,18th & 25th April Steve's Office (Euston) £30 + £32.50 BSAC pack Steve Walsh
Wed 24 Apr Boathandling course part 1/3 Part 1/3. The theory knowledge needed before heading out to learn to drive the rib. Zoom c. £300 Nick Barter
Thu 25 Apr Lifesaver Assessment Come and learn all lifesaver skills. Pre-requisite to Advanced lifesaver. IRB £10 + £12.50 BSAC qualification fee Cassi Harrison
Wed 1 May Boathandling course part 2/3 Part 2/3. The theory knowledge needed before heading out to learn to drive the rib. Zoom c. £300 Nick Barter
Sat 11 May Sun 12 May Boathandling course part 3/3 Part 3/3. Weekend out learning to driving the RIB Portland c. £300 Nick Barter
Fri 17 May Sun 19 May Open Water Training trip Time to put those pool skills into practice! Complete your Ocean Diver and Sports Diver training plus have time to consolidate skills with experience dives Stoney Cove c. £340 Training
Thu 23 May DL/AD Skills Refresh A session ONLY for those attending the Gildenburgh Advanced Training weekend in June to get skills practised an polished beforehand IRB Free Gillian Bell
Wed 29 May Wed 17 Jul Sports diver 7 weeks, Wed and Thur evenings Zoom/IRB £90 plus membership of BSAC and Clidive if not already a member Training
Sat 22 Jun Sun 23 Jun Advanced training trip Specially for Dive Leader and Advanced trainees - come to Gildenburgh and tick off the skills you need Gildenburgh c.£280 Training
Sun 23 Jun Practical Rescue Management If you want to be a diver cox'n this is a pre-requisite. Gildenburgh Water c. £50 + £41.50 BSAC pack Gillian Bell
Sun 23 Jun Advanced Lifesaver Assessment If you ever want to do First Class Diver then this is a pre-requisite. Gildenburgh Water c. £50 + £12.50 BSAC qualification fee Gillian Bell
Mon 1 Jul Compressor operator Date to be confirmed in July IRB £10 + £32.50 BSAC pack Cassi Harrison
Sat 6 Jul Sun 7 Jul Open Water Training trip Time to put those pool skills into practice! Complete your Ocean Diver and Sports Diver training Stoney Cove c. £280 Training
Wed 24 Jul Thu 5 Sep Ocean diver training course 7 weeks, Wed and Thur evenings Zoom/IRB £220 Training
Fri 27 Sep Sun 29 Sep Open Water Training trip Time to put those pool skills into practice! Complete your Ocean Diver and Sports Diver training plus have time to consolidate skills with experience dives Stoney Cove c. £340 Training
Sat 2 Nov Sun 3 Nov Boat handling practice weekend Dedicated weekend for practicing driving the boats. If you're ready to do the cox'n assessment let us know and we'll remind you what you need to swot up on. Portland c. £250 Nick Barter
Wed 4 Dec Thu 30 Jan Sports Diver 7 weeks, Wed and Thur evenings Zoom/IRB £90 plus membership of BSAC and Clidive if not already a member Training