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First Responder
DURATION: One day course includes classroom-based theory, skill development and practical scenarios
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COST: £135.00
Emergency First Responder is a must-have course for divers and non-divers alike. Prepare yourself to deal with life-threatening injuries, whether they occur at home with a family member or at the dive site with your dive buddy.

Primary Care (CPR) teaches you how to deal with emergencies that are immediately life-threatening whilst Secondary Care (First Aid) covers injuries and illnesses that are not immediately life-threatening or when the emergency services are unavailable or delayed. You will focus on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure you have the knowledge, understanding and confidence to use your skills.

Participants are taught how to respond and deal with emergencies through a combination of knowledge and skill development. Once you have mastered the skills required for both primary and secondary care, you will be lead through a number of realistic scenarios where you get to put your new skills and knowledge to practice in a controlled environment. These scenarios give you the confidence to administer the most effective and appropriate care in the event of a genuine emergency - not to mention being a lot of fun!

This course is a pre-requisite for PADI Rescue Diver, Divemaster and Instructor level training.

EFR & Oxygen Admin - Be a life saver!

In order to qualify as a PADI Rescue Diver, it is neccessary to have undertaken first Aid training including primary & secondary care within the last two years.

We recommend the Emergency First Responder course which can be combined with your Rescue Diver course. The Emergency First Responder course gives you the tools you need to perform CPR and First Aid. Whether you're a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Responder prepares you to handle potentially life-threatening situations. We also recommend taking an oxygen administration course so that you have the skills to safety and competently handle and emergency oxygen kit.

20-03-2018    12:00

We're loving this awesome video of our new Sea King helicopter dive attraction created by Youtuber Jerriarchie. We love your work, Jerri!

Why not join us this weekend and discover this exciting new dive attraction for yourself! :-)

View the video - [weblink]

POSTED: 22nd March 2018

If you have been 3D curious about photogrammetry, now is the time to explore for yourself. 3D models can be produced with basic cameras with good lighting and steady diving - this course will discuss all aspects of acquiring images for photogrammetry while diving, along with guidance on equipment upgrades you could consider.

POSTED: 22nd March 2018

Develop diving photogrammetry skills with Simon Brown and Tim Clements. Three days discovering the basics of photogrammetry, discussion about camera / lighting rigs and supervised dives to acquire data and create your own single chunk 3D models. You don't need high end camera gear, computers or technical diving skills, just curiousity and enthusiasm to gain new and rewarding skills. Please call 01373 814666 and ask for Tim for more details or email training@vobster.com

POSTED: 22nd March 2018

Congratulations to Karlos Moodster for the successful completion of his PADI Advanced Open Water, Enriched Air and SMB Diver courses. He is now ready to tackle the briskest of British diving conditions in safety and style, whilst having a jolly good time too, it would seem.

Safe adventuring to you all. Hugo

#PADI #scubadiving #ukdiving #outdoorpursuits #adventure #otterwatersports #vobsterquay #highqualitytraining

POSTED: 22nd March 2018

Thanks for your support Emma Hewitt, lovely to see you again and thanks for the 15 years award! Looking forward to a great summer here at sunny Vobster.

POSTED: 21st March 2018


Some years ago we took delivery of a shipment of 10 Jesters from Highbridge Carnival Club. The now form a 'park' at 25m and an excellentdive for AOW and above. Meander through the model here, then book your visit to the real thing! Thanks again Marcus for the expertise and... [more]

POSTED: 20th March 2018


It's been a while, so here is the 'post beast' outlook.

First, the easy bit - it is just over 6 degrees throughout the lake, at all depths. Take a degree off if you wear a Suunto.

Second, viz - it was poor in the shallows last weekend (premature mussel spawning),... [more]

POSTED: 20th March 2018

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