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40 metre dry dives

The day consists of a short presentation on the work carried out at the recompression unit. Diving safety, decompression illness and the basic management of a patient suffering from DCI.

You will then be briefed on the safety aspects of the recompression chamber and introduced to the chamber environment where you can experience the effects of nitrogen narcosis.

The minimum number of people required for a dry dive is 10.

You must possess a self certification, and be able to provide evidence that on the day that you are medically fit to dive. We also require proof of a diver qualification.

Non divers will not be allowed in the recompression chamber

Minimum age 16 years.

Available at Weekends only.

Cost is 30 per person. We do not accept cheques, thank you.

Bring your log-books to obtain a verification stamp and check the accuracy of your dive computer.

For more information and bookings call:

Dave on 0151 648 8000 (office hours only) or go to our contacts page.
Divers inside the flooded Recompression Chamber

0151 648 8000

this number is a 24 hour help and advice line and is free of charge.

Treatment for decompression illness is FREE of CHARGE as the service is provided by the National Health Service.

emergency diver medic course

For the Serious Scuba Diver

This course is aimed at recreational scuba divers who require a deeper knowledge and insignt into diving emergencies and their management.

  • Emergency First Response Primary Care
  • Emergency First Response Secondary Care
  • Dan Oxygen Management
  • Dan Automatic External Defibrillation
  • Recognition of Decompression Illness
  • Clinical manifestation of DCI
  • Patient care and Management
  • Recompression Chamber management
  • Advanced Medical Skills
  • Recompression Chamber Orientation / 50mts Dry Dive
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The course is designed to develop the divers ability to deal with diving emergencies and manage the patient until skilled help arrives.

For the diver wishing to extend their knowledge we can offer a one week practical training session at the recompression unit where you will work under the guidance and supervision of the team on a day to day basis. Please ask for advice.

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Chamber Dives

  • Sunday 1st November 2015
  • Sunday 29th November 2015
No Dry Dives are held in the Summer Months.