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Aquatech Diving Center is based in Debdale, Manchester, and runs nationally recognised course in diving. Using the guidelines set by PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, Aquatech Diving Center runs comprehensive courses in all types of diving, both for those wishing to learn diving and also for those wishing to teach it. The opening session for the beginner is the Open Water Diver course, and consists of theory lessons, sheltered water lessons, and then an open water dive. The centre provides the diving student with all the equipment that they need, including the PADI Open Water Manual, course DVDs, a PADI log book and a ERDPML calculator which is used to plan a dive with safety in mind. Aquatech Diving Center run courses that range from the absolute beginner, through intermediate, and onto expert courses. The variety of courses on offer are comprehensive and extensive and include adventure diver, advanced open water diver and master scuba diver training. These courses run throughout the year at set times and the dates can be found on their website. Aquatech Diving Center also runs first aid courses including first response and Health and Safety Executive. The center runs freediving courses which are AIDA approved, AIDA being the world'd largest freediving agency. All of the instructors are highly trained and experienced divers, many of whom have been included in national squads at world championships, and they take safety as a paramount concern.