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Scuba Diving North West

39 reviews
Chorley, United Kingdom
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From Beginner to Professional Level Scuba Diver Training.RAID & PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Emergency First Responder Instructor will deliver first class training and knowledge development
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

Phil is a great teacher and very easy going. Having only dived in warm waters, I did my drysuit course with Phil. I am still mastering my buoyancy and I felt very comfortable diving with Phil. A few times I felt out of control due...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

My open water training was amazing!! Phil was very patient and we had a laugh along the way, I could not recommend Scuba Diving North West more, I cannot wait to complete my advanced open water in the new year!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank karenconvery
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Phil is an excellent coach and teacher. He took our 10 year old through PADI junior open water and the course was delivered safetly and with humour. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2017
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SDNW_Admin, Owner at Scuba Diving North West, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Many thanks for your comments. It's one of the reasons why I became an instructor, it is great to have such fab feedback

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

After a bad experience in St Lucia learning to scuba where I didn’t even finish the first confined water dive my husband managed to persuade me to give it another go with Scuba Dive North West under the instruction of Phil and I’m so glad...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jennyjones20
Reviewed August 9, 2018

First time scuba diving for all of us in the family, we were made to feel very comfortable in and out of the water. Phill and his team were all very patient with us and taught us all of the skills we need in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Amazing instructor, very helpful and understanding. I have now completed my fifth course and could not be happier with the level of training I have been given. If you take on your first course with Phil, you will join a free club in which you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mason F
Reviewed May 19, 2018

This was an amazing experience. I had intended to obtain this qualification for years and just never found the time. I cannot rate Phil too highly. He is a first class, patient and encouraging teacher and made the entire process fun. I always felt completely...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tw54321
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Having used SDNW for my Open Water course, it was a no-brainer to return for my Advanced Open Water course. In his usual calm and patient manner, Phill guided me through a serious of dives including Deep, Navigation, SMB release, and Wreck. The guidance he...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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SDNW_Admin, Owner at Scuba Diving North West, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

It's been my pleasure watching you grow in confidence and ability. Looking forward to the trips we have planned to Egypt and Plymouth this year and hopefully Mexico next.

Reviewed June 26, 2017

I have wanted to complete my PADI Open Water diving course for a number of years now, and after reading 5* reviews on Tripadvisor, I knew instantly that I wanted to do it with SDNW - I was not dissapointed! Phill Lake took time to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Chris_Green17
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Recently completed my advanced 35 on the new Raid program with Scuba Diving Northwest. instructor Phill Lake. The course was dilived clear and comprehensive, at a pace I wanted to work at. I didn't feel at any time I was being rushed through the course....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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