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Open Water (£155)*
Advanced Open Water (£110)*
Emergency First Response (£95)
Rescue Diver (£245)
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*Prices are for courses alongside expedition volunteers. If you wish to take a dive course separately, the cost for Open Water is £175 and Advanced Open Water is £150.  

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