Underwater Nav Course

 

Never feel lost underwater

Underwater navigation skills are an important part of diving. The skills you learn on this course will increase your confidence and reduce stress and anxiety levels, which will in turn improve your air consumption and give you more time to enjoy the dive instead of concentrating on not getting separated from your dive buddy and/or getting lost.

The skills you learn on this course will provide a good base from which to develop further diving skills, such as wreck diving, search and recovery, and the PADI Rescue Diver course. You will be introduced to natural and compass navigation.

Course Goals

  • To develop your practical knowledge of underwater navigation
  • Increase your diving skills Plan, organise and make navigation dives
  • Improve your diving ability, and provide you with additional supervised experience
  • Heighten your awareness of underwater surroundings and features as part of the natural navigation module

What you cover

  • Navigation patterns
  • Estimating distance underwater
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object, or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • Dive site relocation
  • Navigating a course underwater, with a compass

Locations

  • Wraysbury or Vobster Quay

Included

  • PADI Underwater Navigator manual
  • Equipment Certification (upon successful completion of the course)

Prerequisites

  • Certified Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • Complete a Continuing Education Administration Document. If you answer yes to any questions on the Medical statement, you must complete a full PADI Medical form and a GP must sign page 2 of the document before we can do any in water activity. Failure to do this may result in you being sent away until the form is completed.
  • Be up to date with dive skills by either completed a Refresher or have logged dives within the last 6 months in your logbook.

Additional Costs

  • Admission fees to dive site
  • Air £15

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Upcoming Events

Referral Course 1 Day Midweek

22 Aug 2019
Location: Gatwick Scuba Pool
Price: £ 243

Full Open Water Course 1 Day Midweek Pool + Weekend Qualifying Dives

22 Aug 2019
Location: Gatwick Scuba Pool
Price: £ 403

Enhanced Refresher Midweek Course

22 Aug 2019
Location: Gatwick Scuba Pool
Price: £ 99

Wraysbury Club Weekend Both Days

24 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
Location: Wraysbury Dive Centre
Price: FREE

Wraysbury Club Trip Saturday

24 Aug 2019
Location: Wraysbury Dive Centre
Price: FREE

Open Water Completion Dives

24 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
Location: Wraysbury Dive Centre
Price: £ 199

Full Open Water Completion Dives Wraysbury for Full Open Water Course customer ONLY

24 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019
Location: Wraysbury Dive Centre
Price: FREE

Dry Suit Diver Course

24 Aug 2019
Location: Wraysbury Dive Centre
Price: £ 150

Signal Marker Buoy

24 Aug 2019
Location: Wraysbury Dive Centre
Price: £ 130

Peak Performance Buoyancy

24 Aug 2019
Location: Wraysbury Dive Centre
Price: £ 130