Basic Diver

Cost: £225

The Basic Diver program is a quick and easy way to experience the world of scuba diving before you become an Open Water Diver. You will have the opportunity to explore weightlessness and meet some of the incredible marine life at the Selsey Lifeboat Station shore dive. If you do not have the time to commit to complete the full Open Water Diver course, or just want to experience the underwater world this is the programme for you. 

The programme consists of several elements to help you prepare for exploring the underwater environment at Selsey. 

  • Home study
  • Academic workshop 
  • Confined water session
  • Open Water Dive 

During your confined water session we will start with a safety introduction then under the water we go! Your Instructor will help you get comfortable in the equipment, as you learn your total diving system, gain confidence, and teach you the required skills for your open water dive.  

What is included?

  • Digital Manual
  • Equipment hire*
  • Instructor time
  • Confined Water/ Pool time
  • Open water dive**
  • Digital Certification Card

On completion you will earn the Basic Diver Certification which will allow you to dive under the direct supervision of an Instructor for six months after completion. In that time you can upgrade to the Open Water Diver Certification and earn credit for the dive you have already completed. 

Your fully qualified SSI Instructor will guide you through each step of your journey. We want you to get the most from your experience therefore our maximum class size is 2:1. If you prefer, we do offer a 1:1 option and dates to suit you on all our training courses, just ask for pricing and dates. 

Upcoming Course Start Dates

  • Dates by arrangement 

* We recommend your own fitted mask and snorkel. We offer a free fitting service in centre. 

**Diving is weather and conditions dependent.

Course Terms and Conditions

Cost: £225

Deposit: £150
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  • Minimum Age
  • Academic Sessions
    In person or online
  • Pool/Confined Water Sessions
  • Open Water Dives

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Mulberry Marine Experiences C.I.C

Registered Office
9 Orchard Parade,
East Beach,
PO20 0NS

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  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    By Appointment * see below
  • Thursday
    10:00 to 16:00
  • Friday
    10:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday
    11:00 to 17:00
  • Sunday
    10:00 to 15:00

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