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Learn to dive at Porthkerris. PADI and SSI courses.

Beginner to Instructor.

Working in partnership with Kennack Diving

Discover Scuba Diving

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving programme introduces you to SCUBA diving in a highly supervised and relaxed manner. Try scuba diving for the first time.

PADI Open Water

The PADI Open Water course is designed as entry level course resulting in a certification enabling you to dive to a depth of 18m with any other qualified diver.

Beyond Open Water

Now you’ve completed your Open Water Diver course, what’s next? The next logical step is Advanced Open Water Diver, but you may feel you want to gain a little more experience first.

Advanced Open Water

The PADI Advanced Open Water course is designed to build confidence and give students diving experience under the supervision of experienced instructors.

Rescue Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver is run over two days and is designed to expand a diver’s knowledge and awareness of how to cope should a rescue situation arise.


During the PADI Divemaster course you learn the knowledge and skill necessary to progress from recreational diving to the first PADI professional membership level.


Porthkerris offer a full range of PADI specialties: Drysuit, Nitrox, Deep, Wreck and many more...


Learn to freedive at Porthkerris. Aquacity Freediving offer a full range of PADI, SSI and AIDA freediving courses.

Emergency First Response

Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency.