FAQ

About Courses

From the time I complete the pool and theory, and do the open water, how long do I have to complete the qualification?

12 months unless you visit us in-between that time and do some refresher training, then it can last another 12 months from that date. It is also possible to be signed off at AIDA 2* Pool Freediver level (you would be charged a nominal fee for the certification if doing it using this method). Most […] read more

What is the minimum age?

18 years to become an AIDA Freediver, if you have parental permission and you are joining with a parent, the age is 16 years of age. read more

Cross overs – if I am already a certified Freediver with another agency?

We have a cross over chart so that we can enrol you onto the appropriate course. Also those agencies that are not recognised, we can find fair ways of enrolling you onto the appropriate course and getting value from it. A freediver is a freediver, as well as rules being rules. read more

Is all the equipment included?

Yes – all equipment is provided, the school carries full kit, enough to kit several groups at once, so sizing is rarely an issue. read more

About Freediving

Are there any hidden cost?

Course fees include pool fees, equipment, the certification costs are covered when the open water section is paid for, and you can pay extra for certification at pool level if you choose. Open water fees are not included, some sites are free, some charge. The compromise is free, or pay for additional facilities such as […]

Do I need to be fit to do this course?

You can get fit doing the sport! General health is important for safety, you will get a medical form to fill in, it is a self-declaration form. If you have any significant medical problems (heart/lungs, diabetes, asthma for example) you would need to see a Doctor first to see if the sport was for you. […]

Is there any self-study to do?

We have put together some useful exercises and a reading pack for you to help you during the course. It is not compulsory to do this, however highly recommended.