Learn to Scuba Dive in Manchester

SDI (Scuba Diving International) at Dive ManchesterPADI diving course with Dive ManchesterBSAC diving course at Dive Manchester

Welcome to the underwater world! Learning to scuba dive is the gate way to your new adventure. 


Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) - £45

DSD is a tasting course. It will give you the idea of Scuba Diving. It is a one evening course; about 3 hours total with a briefing about Scuba Diving, how to use the equipment & how to do the basic skills, and a 1 hour pool session. If you like this, then you can continue with your Open Water Diver Course.

You can purchase the voucher online; "Dive MCR Discover Scuba Gift Voucher"

For lesson schedule, please contact Dive Manchester.

Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) in Diving Quarry - £85

We also run DSD in Diving Quarry on request. After diving briefing and skill practice in shallow area, we will take you for diving maximum 10m. Unlike swimming pool, you will have actual diving in depth with friendly school of fish! 

Available only in Summer Season.


Open Water Diver Course - £500, with Drysuit Speciality £590

The Open Water Diver certificate is the first level of scuba diving certificate. Once you have it, you can dive anywhere in the world! You will have 3 sections;

Knowledge Development (theory study),
Skill Development (Pool sessions),
Open Water Lesson Dives, 


Lesson fee includes course materials, equipment hire, pool entree fee, and certification registration fee with online certification cards. If you wish to have physical certification cards, it'll be @£40 each. We strongly recommend taking the Drysuits Speciality Course with this. When diving in the UK, wetsuit diving will not be warm enough in most of the seasons. 

On completion of the Open Water Course, you will get DM Club (our Scuba Diving Club) 1 year  membership for free!  Keep on Diving!



Open Water Diver Referral Course - £350

If you are heading to nice warm holiday resort, why don't you try the Referral Course? You can finish your knowledge development and Skill Development here at home, and you can do your Open Water Lesson Dives in warm water. We can also introduce diving schools in Malta and Tenerife to finish your courses. 




The Inactive Diver/Refresher Program is designed to update and review the knowledge and skill level of an inactive diver. This program can also be used as a catalyst for continuing education programs. £50

Who this course is for:

  • The certified diver who has been inactive for a period of time and wishes to review the scuba skills and academic information before starting to dive again

What you can expect to learn:

  • Scuba system assembly
  • Weight adjustment
  • Mask defog
  • Don scuba system
  • Adequate entry for site conditions
  • Controlled descent
  • Regulator clearing
  • Regulator recovery
  • Mask clearing
  • Fin use
  • Buoyancy control; hovering
  • Underwater tour
  • Computer check
  • Controlled ascent; computer assisted
  • Exit
  • Disassemble scuba system
  • Air sharing ascents
  • Underwater emergency scenarios