Scuba Scene is a PADI 5 Star IDC Scuba Diving Centre and Retail Store located in the heart of Somerset.
Whether it is Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Surfing, Sailing, Canoeing or Kayaking, we have an extensive range of products and services in store. We are your local, friendly store to help get you in the water.
As a PADI 5 Star IDC Centre we teach the full spectrum of PADI recreational and professional courses. From your first scuba diving experience, to becoming an Instructor, we offer it all. As well as teaching scuba diving we also have an extensive stock of scuba diving equipment in store to get you kitted out to join us diving.
We pride ourselves at Scuba Scene for not only talking about scuba diving, but going scuba diving!! We are out most weekends, scuba diving in Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, as well as regular trips abroad to locations like the Egypt and Malta. Our aim is to ‘get people diving, and keep divers diving’. To make this even easier we have the Scuba Scene Club, which helps make diving more affordable and accessible to all.
At Scuba Scene in Somerset we also have an in house service centre where we service all makes and models of scuba diving regulators and equipment. We can also fill most air cylinders on site, including cylinders for air guns.
Aqua Scene is our water sports section in Scuba Scene. We have a variety of water sports products from snorkelling equipment and wet suits, to buoyancy aids and Kayaks. If you’re wanting to make the most of Somerset’s location to the sea and inland waterways, we should be your point of reference.
We also offer a full range of first aid training services, from 1 day emergency HSE to 3 day first aider HSE courses, Primary Care for Schools to 12 hour Care for Children programs and from basic first aid to instructor level training. This can be done in house or we can deliver at a location suitable to you.
Want to learn more about Scuba Diving? Why not complete an adventure dive in an area of diving that interests you. From Underwater Photography, Night diving to Deep Diving and Search & Recovery. Experiece more of the underater world.
Prerequiste: Openwater Diver
Duration: 1/2 Day
Simply complete 3 Adventure dives of your choice and become a PADI Adventure Diver
Prerequiste: Openwater Diver
Duration: 3 dives over 1 day
Scuba Diving for KIDS. Quick briefing, with an hour spent in the pool.Safe way for boys and girls to try scuba diving.
Minimum age: 8 years
Durtion: a 2 hour experience
Great way of experiencing
UK diving. Includes a skill session in the pool and an open water dive at the coast.
Minimum age: 10 years
Duration: 5 hours, over two days
The first step on the professional ladder - you will learn leadership skills through knowledge development and practical application.You'll complete water skills, stamina exercises and training exercises that will help develop your skills to assist student and qualified divers in everyday situations.
There are many things you can teach as a qualified Divemaster this course really teaches how to be a dive professional
Need a first aid qualification?
Then this is the course for you - you'll learn all about CPR during Primary Care course, and basic first aid procedures with Secondary care. This is a must for any Rescue candidates and anyone else who would like to know what to do in the event of an emergency.
Once you become an instructor, you'll want to be able to teach your students as much about the underwater world as possible. Becoming a specialty instructor allows you to teach specialist knowledge to your students. Plus it'll help you on your way to becoming a Master Scuba Diver Trainer.
Price is per specialty - PADI charge an application fee per specialty which is in addition to the above price.
The world famous PADI course. Get your licence to dive the world!!!
The course involves Five pool & theory sessions, and four openwater dives.
Minimum age: 10
Duration: 5 evening sessions & 2 days of openwater diving.
Includes learning materials, equipment hire, pool sessions, tuition, certification card.
- Entrance to inland dive site for open water dives.
What is it?
Who can take part?
What does the course involve?
The course consists of independent student study and academic sessions which include videos, instructor presentations and quizzes. You will be required to complete independent study prior to each academic session. These sessions will give you the fundamentals and essential knowledge needed for safe and enjoyable diving.
Five confined water dives – During these sessions you will apply dive principles, learn and practice dive procedures and skills. These sessions will be conducted at a heated pool on site at various locations or St James’s pool, Taunton.
Four open water dives –
Depending on your choice, you can complete a drysuit orientation in the pool prior to the open water dives – (optional drysuit bolt on). The Open Water Dives are conducted over a weekend, at either an inland dive site or down on the coast (coastal option is weather dependant)
How do I book a course?
Click on the order button. As soon as your order is processed we will send out your materials and a course voucher. As soon as you receive the materials you can start working your way through the book and contact us to arrange your first classroom/pool session.
How do I know if Im going to like it?
Why not have a go at a Discover Scuba Diving session - click on the DSD button for more info.
Why choose PADI?
PADI is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, the world’s largest diver training organisation. PADI establishes training programs, materials and standards, monitors their quality and certifies instructors. The professionalism of PADI Instructors, Dive Centres and Resorts has made PADI the worlds most respected and sought after dive credentials. You can be confident that your certification will be recognised worldwide and that PADI’s reputation stands behind it.
PADI Rescue Diver
Why PADI Rescue Diver?
Rewarding and fun – that best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level: Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.
What do I need to start?
· You can enroll in the Rescue Diver Course as a certified Open Water Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organization) and participate in the Rescue Diver knowledge development and rescue training sessions, in confined water only, while working on your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
· To participate in the rescue training sessions in open water, and to participate in the open water rescue scenarios, you must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization.
· Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver)
· Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months. The Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses meet these requirements.
What will I do?
Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies.
How long will it take?
· Recommended Course Hours: 25
· Minimum Open Water Training: five sessions over two days
What will I need?
· PADI Rescue Diver Crew-Pak
· PADI Rescue Diver Video on DVD
Where can I go from here?
The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Divemaster certification
During the five open water sessions, you'll cover:
· Self-rescue and diver stress
· AED and emergency oxygen delivery systems
· dive first aid
· swimming and non-swimming rescue techniques
· emergency management and equipment
· panicked diver response
· underwater problems
· missing diver procedures
· surfacing the unconscious diver
· in-water rescue breathing protocols
· egress (exits)
· first aid procedures for pressure related accidents
· dive accident scenarios
Get a basic licence to go scuba diving. The course involvesthree theory & pool session. With two openwater dives.
Minimum age: 10
Duration: 3 evening sessions & a day of openwater diving.
Become a Seal Team member!!
Learn the basics of diving through 5 aqua mission and then specialise in some exciting missions like Inner Space, Creature ID, Night, plus many more.
Minimum age: 8 years
Duration: 1 1/2 hours per mission
Here at Scuba Scene we can help you find your next adventure. Why not find what interest you most in diving by enrolling on a PADI Speciaility Course.
|AWARE Fish ID||Boat Diver||Coastal Diver||Coral Reef Conservation||Diver Prepulsion Vechile|
|Deep Diver||Digital Photgraphy||Drift Diver||Dry Suit Diver||Enriched Air|
|Equiment Speciailist||Oxygen Provider||Full Face Mask Diver||Multi- Level Diver||Night Diver|
|Peak Performance Diver||Project AWARE||Search & Recovery||Solo Diver||Surface Marker Buoy|
|Underwater Navigator Diver||Underwater Naturalist Diver||Underwater Photographer||Underwater Videographer||Wreck Diver|
All course (except Sidemount) include Equipment hire (where needed), materials (where applicable), certification and tuition. (Additional fee to pay for boat dives/dive site entrance)
We combine 6 specialities essential for UK diving:
Wreck, PPB, Drysuit (or SMB), Navigation, Deep and Enriched Air
Lundy, Plymouth, Lyme Bay and many more to come for 2014!
Come and join us at our club meeting on the 16th November to be the first to sign up for our trips for 2014! If you can not make it, not to worry dates will be posted shortly here on the website.
New dates and schedules coming for 2014!
Come on down and chat with our staff about completing your training on one or two of our scheduled trips to Lundy, Plymouth or Lyme Bay!
We will advise you based on your certification level on which trips will be best for the training that you wish to complete.
For more information, give us a call on 01823 336664