The aim of Ocean Diver’s dive school is to provide quality Scuba Diving training and education in a safe and/or controlled environment that is delivered in a relaxed and friendly manner. We strive to make our courses easy to find, book and understand and more importantly, accessible, to everyone who meets with the required medical safety standards.

Booking with Ocean Diver


Bookings with Ocean Diver may be made by via the Ocean Diver web-site, by e-mail, post or telephone.

All bookings shall be confirmed in writing by e-mail or post within 5 working days.

Until you have received confirmation of booking, by e-mail or post, your course shall not be deemed as booked.

All course fees must be received in full, prior to the commencement of your booked course.

For corporate bookings an invoice shall be provided on request and upon receipt of a purchase order.

Ocean Diver reserve the right to withhold training and/or services until payment is met in full as per these Terms and Conditions.


Certificate Replacement

Lost or damaged certification cards can be replaced subject to a fee

Certification cards or replacement certification cards not received within 6 weeks from completion of your course, or replacement request, should be reported to Ocean Diver by email info@oceandiver.co.uk


Cancellations/Alterations

In the event of you having to cancel your booking, the following charges shall apply;

Notice of;

· 28 days or more - Free of charge

· 14 - 28 days - 25% of the price of the course

· 13 - 7 days - 50% of the price of the course

· 6 days or fewer - 100% of the price of the course. No refund shall be given.


All cancellations and/or alterations must be submitted in writing via e-mail or by post. Telephone cancellations shall be considered advisory only.

A booking shall only be considered as cancelled/altered when you receive written/email confirmation from Ocean Diver.


Attendance and Eligibility


Ocean Diver reserve the right to cancel or defer any course due to insufficient numbers of candidates to run a viable course. In such event, as much advance notice as is possible will be given and the offer of an alternative course or full refund will be given.

By booking on a course with Ocean Diver, you are agreeing to comply with our punctuality/attendance clause;


· Ocean Diver reserve the right to exclude any candidate who arrives late for the start of their course, if the instructor/trainer feels course content cannot be caught up without undue interruption to the punctual candidates’ learning experience.

· Ocean Diver reserve the right to exclude any candidate who misses any session of a course if the instructor/trainer feels course content cannot be caught up without undue interruption to the fellow candidates’ learning experience.

· Ocean Diver reserve the right to exclude any candidate who is disruptive or abusive if the instructor/trainer feels this behaviour is an interruption to their fellow candidates’ learning experience.

In such circumstances course fees shall remain payable and no refund shall be given.


· In the event of a student/candidate failing to attend a course or any part of a course, their course shall be deemed void. Only in exceptional circumstances shall any offer of refund be made. The candidate shall be required to re book onto a subsequent course.


Fees and Certification


All fees are payable no later than one week prior to commencement of any course.  Certification shall not be issued until payment for any course is received in full.


E&OE (Errors & Omissions Excepted) applies to all prices within this web-site.


Notes for employers and candidates/students


Ocean Diver accepts that PADI dive course training can be physically demanding. By booking on an Ocean Diver course you duly acknowledge and accept the following terms;

Employer’s must ensure that any candidates put forward for any Ocean Diver course must be physically capable of coping with any physical activity that will be required of them.

Individuals booking on to any Ocean Diver course must ensure that they are physically capable of coping with any/all physical activity that will be required of them.

Ocean Diver can accept no responsibility or liability for injuries caused to candidates whilst participating in course activities. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to ensure that they are physically capable and suitably prepared for any such activity.

It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that any candidate put forward for any Ocean Diver course has the capability and aptitude to cope with the academic aspect of diving courses.

Whilst Ocean Diver welcome candidates with disabilities, it is the responsibility of the employer to assess suitability for the course and/or provide appropriate measures to enable the candidate to meet all course requirements.

Employers must inform Ocean Diver at time of booking, of any candidate with any disability and/or specific requirement, to enable us to provide a course that is fully accessible to the candidate.

Any individual with a disability wishing to book onto an Ocean Diver course should contact us to explain any specific requirements and/or conditions to enable us to provide a fully accessible course. Info@oceandiver.co.uk


Terms & Conditions - for the use of the Ocean Diver web-site


The following terms and conditions apply to all visitors to or users of the web-site of Ocean Diver.

By entering and interacting with this web-site, any visitor or user does duly acknowledge acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If, for any reason, you do not fully accept these terms and conditions, you thereby relinquish any permission to continue access to the contents of this web-site. You should therefore, immediately cease interaction with the site.

Ocean Diver reserves the right to alter these terms and conditions at its sole discretion at any time.

Ocean Diver reserves the right to seek any available action in law for such violations and shall pursue any breach of these terms and conditions to the full extent of the law

These terms and conditions apply to all current and future visits to the Ocean Diver web site.

The copyright of all material on this web-site is owned by Ocean Diver and/or any contributors, sponsors, affiliates or connected agencies.

No material on this web-site is permitted to be downloaded, copied, reproduced, posted, republished, broadcast or transmitted in any way other than for your own personal non-commercial home use.

Users are permitted to print pages or download material to a local hard disk only for personal use, or if you are an affiliate to Ocean Diver.

Users may quote from Ocean Divers web-site to a third party as long as due accreditation to Ocean Diver, any relevant author and/or contributor of any content is given and a link to www.oceandiver.co.uk is added.

Users do not have permission to incorporate any part of Ocean Diver’s web-site in any promotional or commercial document nor shall any Ocean Diver page or any material found on the web-site be sold or otherwise made available for profit without prior written consent of Ocean Diver.

By making any contribution to Ocean Diver’s web-site (including any/all pictures, graphics, video, audio or text), you are agreeing to grant complete licence to its use. Such submission grants perpetual permission to non-exclusive, royalty-free right to modify, reproduce, distribute, adapt and/or publish and exercise copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work and to incorporate it into any other works in any media now known or developed subsequently for the full term of any/all rights that may exist in such content, consistent with any/all restrictions contained within the Privacy Policy of Ocean Diver.

If you do not wish for Ocean Diver to assume these rights to any/all material you submit to this web-site, we suggest that you do not submit your material to this site.

In the event of you submitting material, you warrant that;

· Any/all material submitted by you is your own work and you have the legal right to make such material available to Ocean diver for any/all of the purposes stated above.

· You indemnify Ocean Diver against any/all legal proceedings, damages and/or fines, legal fees/expenses that may be incurred by Ocean Diver in the event of you being in breach of the above mentioned warranty.

· You agree to waive any/all moral rights in your contribution for the purpose of its submission to and publication on Ocean Diver’s web-site and for all/any of the purposes specified above.

Ocean Diver accepts no liability for and cannot guarantee the accuracy of any material contributed to this web-site.

Registered Copyrights and Trademarks remain the property and responsibility of their respective holders/owners.


Any areas of the Ocean Diver web-site that are protected by password are considered restricted and are only to be accessed/viewed by authorised personnel.

Any unauthorised access to these areas shall be deemed as a breach of the Terms and Conditions of the use of the Ocean Diver web-site. Any individual attempting to access secure areas of the Ocean Diver web-site without authorisation may be subject to prosecution and any such breach shall be pursued to the fullest extent of the law.

Any material (document, software, graphic or text) downloaded from this web-site is done so at your own risk; every effort is made to ensure that all content is free from any virus or harmful content.

Ocean Diver offers no warranty that any material content downloaded from this site shall be free of defect, bugs or viruses.

Ocean Diver has made every effort to ensure that all information contained on this web-site is accurate and continually monitors content to this effect; however Ocean Diver cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information due to the nature of the source(s) of information contained within.

Any products, materials or services mentioned on this site that are not owned by Ocean Diver are for reference and information purposes only and are not, in any way, to be construed as a recommendation or endorsement.

Ocean Diver reserve the right to change any/all products or services on this site without notice at any time


The Terms and Conditions above shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Any dispute arising from any issues regarding any situation mentioned above shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

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