Hartlepool Divers Club train divers to all levels of proficiency in a variety of skills and in a variety of places.

We train Ocean Diver, Sports Diver, Dive leader, Assistant Open Water Instructor, Open Water Instructor, Boat Handling, Search and rescue and more..



Hartlepool Divers Club offer a range of BSAC Diving courses to suit everyone.



Try Dives


If you have ever wanted to learn to scuba dive, and are 14 and over, come along for a free try dive. For further information on when we are next holding our try dives, please contact Kevin on 07913964999




Ocean Diver

Ocean Diver


If you’ve always wanted to learn how to dive, the Ocean Diver course is for you. This course is for beginners and provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to prepare for open water diving.

The BSAC Ocean Diver course prepares for this in the safety of a swimming pool or sheltered water and an introduction to open water in a controlled, safe manner. Experience and confidence will be gained under the guidance of a qualified instructor. Maximum depth - 20m.


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Sports Diver


BSAC Sports Diver training builds on the scuba skills you learnt in the Ocean Diver course (or entry level qualification from another agency) and helps develop your confidence, skills and experience in the water to allow you to enjoy a wider range of diving sites and conditions. The course builds a sound foundation of open water diving skills and experience with structured, practical lessons. This is a good way of getting more dives under your belt while learning under the supervision of a qualified instructor.


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Dive leader


As a BSAC Dive Leader you are are becoming an expert in your field of dive leadership. You will also be competent in planning dives for groups of divers and managing diving on the day including, if necessary, managing rescue situations. This comprehensive course is a mix of classroom-based and practical lessons that will give divers confidence to plan, lead and manage dives, and deal with emergencies. Leading a dive will develop enjoyment, confidence and experience as a diver. After qualfying, and if you wish, depth can be built progressively to a maximum of 50m. Dive Leaders are eligible to progress to Open Water Instructor.


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We have a range of other courses available, please contact us for more information