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SCUBA Diving Deals for Plymouth University Students


  • MID WEEK BOAT DIVES only £15 including kit hire!!!
  • PADI Open Water Course - Just £325 to Plymouth University Students!
  • PADI Advanced Open Water just £199 if booked within a week of finishing your Open Water! 
  • HSE Pro Scuba Pre-Courses Just £535
  • £45 Student Club Membership with the Scuba Society
  • £50 Standard Student Club Membership!
  • Further benefits available to Plymouth University Scuba Society members see below

We are offering Plymouth University students Open Water Courses for just £325pp, which is a saving of £50 from the standard price! With Aquanauts there are no hidden costs! The course fee includes all manuals, pool sessions, equipment and air fills. We can provide transport from the centre to our own pool as well as to any shore dive sites that we may use during your course. As an added bonus if you sign up for an Advanced Open Water course within a week of finishing your Open Water Course it will cost you just £199! This is a mega saving of over £100 off the standard course price! 

Aquanauts Student Club Membership Benefits: 

  • FREE air fills at all times for personal use, no matter where you dive
  • FREE Standard equipment hire on our boat and club shore dives
  • Monthly Club shore dive
  • £15 evening boat dives, and cheaper £40 weekend boats (2 dives per boat trip)
  • FREE guiding available on our shallow club boat and club shore dives
  • Best UK Internet Price Guarantee on all dive kit and courses
  • Reduced price nitrox, eg £4 for 32% 12l, £7 for a twinset
  • UK club trips, e.g. Porthkerris, Swanage, Lundy, etc
  • Worldwide club holidays
  • Updates via Aquanauts Facebook, and monthly e-newsletter


Plymouth University HSE Pro SCUBA Prerequisites: 

We are able to offer all the courses required by Plymouth University before you start your HSE Pro Scuba Course. 

Bundle 1 (non divers) £725.00

  • PADI Open Water Course with Drysuit Orientation
  • PADI Emergency Oxygen Administration
  • EFR 3 Day First Aid at Work
  • 5 boat dive pack including kit hire & drysuit hire

Bundle 2 (for divers) £550.00

  • 3 day First Aid at Work with AED 
  • Oxygen Administration
  • PADI Drysuit Speciality 
  • 5 Boat Dives which include kit hire and Drysuit Hire
*Courses can be booked individually, please contact us*


Plymouth University Scuba Soc Further Benefits:

  • Aquanauts Student Club membership £45
  • Refresher course from £75
  • FREE Monthly Club Shore Dive
  • 20% Off at KOFFIEHUIS

These training discounts are based on group bookings of 2 or more people please contact the centre for more details.

 Aquanauts Facilities  

We have our own hard boat, Outcast, which has a lift, toilet, tea, coffee, biscuits and is coded for 12 divers plus 2 crew. From Outcast we run all of our boat diving, be it training, recreational or technical. We have our own classroom with laptop and TV from which we conduct all of the academic part of our courses. We have our own pool near Derriford which is heated year round, has additional classroom, changing and toilet facilities. We can pump air, nitrox and trimix to 300 bar. We have a fully stocked shop which is open 7 days a week as well as a highly competitive online shop. We have a large van which has space for 6 passengers with rear space for a large amount of equipment, it is also fitted with a kettle and microwave - don't worry about transport while on course. We have kit available to hire including well maintained drysuits that are actually dry and Fourth Element under garments. Essentially we have all the facilities required to teach the entire PADI curriculum as well as other recreational and technical diving courses.

To get your hands on any of these offers just come into the shop with your Plymouth University Student Card. These offers can be amended/removed without prior notice.