These things are a blast to ride!


DPV’s offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time. They scoot you through the water without kicking. Want to visit that offshore reef from the beach? A DPV may be the way to go.

The PADI DPV Speciality Course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organisation, procedures, problems, hazards and excitement of using DPV’s


What do I need to start?


  • PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)

  • Minimum age: 12 years old


What will I do?


Following completion of the DPV course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate practical knowledge and planning procedures that make diving with a DPV fun.

  • Plan and organise dives to safely use diver propulsion vehicles within depths and conditions as good as or better than those the student has been trained in

  • Identify the Hazards of DPV diving and procedures required to minimise those hazards


How long will it take?


• The DPV Course is normally completed over 1 Day

What will I need?


• Adventures in Diving Manual,


How much does it cost?


£145                 Incl materials?  Yes                Incl Gear Hire?  Yes


Where can I go from here?


As a PADI Specialty and part of the adventures in diving programme, this course will count towards your Master Scuba Diver rating.
To scoot your diving forward, stop by Abyss Dive Centre

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Dive Shop and Service Centre 

Opening Hours

By Appointment

Course Director 07973 937 316

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Important Notice: Call or Email if you don't see a course date and we will endeavour to sort you a date

Training: Chris 07887 936 287
Abyss Club: Dave 07738 802 866