Seal Team

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C-Life Dive School

Celebrating quality and service for 24yrs 

Seal Team

The PADI Seal Team is for young divers (8yrs+) who are too young to enrol onto a Junior Open Water Diver Course. Or wish to gain more experience and confidence before the open water course. Plus, looking for action-packed fun in a pool by completing the exciting scuba "AquaMissions."


  • PADI Seal Team is a fun pool-only experience
  • PADI Seal Team is conducted by certified, trained PADI Professionals
  • PADI Seal Team is a fun activity for both boys and girls ages 8 and above
  • PADI Seal Team helps children learn responsibility
  • PADI Seal Team teaches children about the aquatic environment
  • PADI Seal Team AquaMissions and activities, usually about an hour each.


Why Seal team?

Have you ever wondered what it's like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an Astronaut? These are AquaMissions.



What will I do?

You will learn about safe diving and you can try AquaMissions. Like wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography, environmental awareness and more. Here's your chance to do some cool stuff in the pool, meet friends and share in the adventure of the underwater world.


How Long Will It Take?

Usually 1hr pool sessions but PADI programs are performance based. You will proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you.


What will I need?

Eager to have fun

To listen to your C-Life Instructors and staff while on your adventure.


How Much will it Cost?

£225 inc delivery of Mission Pack


The Mission Pack contains

  • AquaMission Activity Book
  • Seal DVD
  • AquaMission Log Book
  • Wall certificate
  • PADI Seal Team decal
  • Recognition card application form


What's included in the Price?

All course materials, Mission Pack, instruction, certification and scuba equipment plus wetsuits.


What Times are available?

Biggin Hill - 10mins pre-dive briefing and 1hr pool session Saturday afternoon

Glass Mill - Lewisham - 10mins pre-dive briefing and 1hr pool session Saturday or Sunday afternoon

Tunbridge Wells - 10mins pre-dive briefing and 1hr pool session Sunday afternoon


Biggin Hill Pool

Meet 4.15pm finish 6pm

  • Sat 18th July
  • Sat 19th September
  • Sat 16th October
  • Sat 21st November


The Glass Mill Leisure Centre 

Sat meet 1pm finish 3pm

Sun meet 12pm finish 2pm

  • Sat 6th June
  • Sun 7th June
  • Sat 4th July
  • Sun 5th July
  • Sat 1st August
  • Sun 2nd August
  • Sat 5th September
  • Sun 6th September
  • Sat 3rd October
  • Sun 4th October
  • Sat 7th November
  • Sun 8th November
  • Sat 5th December
  • Sun 6th December


Tonbridge Wells Sports Centre - Weekends Main Pool and Midweek for 4m deep pool (on demand) 

Meet 2pm finish.

  • Please request a date if non shown.

2020 Dates - TBC


N.B. These dates may change during the year, please contact for more information.


What can I do after?

Continue onto the PADI Master Seal Team Specialty Aquamissions then onto our PADI Junior Open Water Diver Course, and further PADI Specialty Courses.


PADI Seal Team Member Aquamissions


AquaMission 1

  • Here you learn the basics of diving. You get to breathe underwater from your regulator.
  • You will learn about your air pressure gauge and practice diving signals underwater using your hands.
  • In shallow water you will put on and adjust your scuba gear
  • You will then practice ear clearing and swimming correctly with fins
  • Breathe underwater, check your air and give air signals after reading your air gauge
  • You will then practice ascents (going up)


AquaMission 2

  • Makes you a more confident diver and a great PADI Seal Buddy.
  • Shallow water entry and put on and adjust your scuba gear
  • More hand signals
  • Regulator removal and replacement with blowing bubbles
  • Regulator removal and recovery of the regulator again blowing bubbles
  • Equalizing the mask
  • Ascents


AquaMission 3

  • After this AquaMission, you're more than halfway to becoming a PADI Seal Team member!
  • Shallow water entry again and put on and adjust scuba gear
  • Some more hand signals
  • Practice Inflating & deflating your BCD at surface
  • Flood and clear water from your mask while underwater
  • Breathing from an Octopus
  • Ascents


AquaMission 4

  • Now it's time to feel like an Astronaught, you learn what it's like to be weightless
  • Shallow water entry and put on and adjust scuba gear
  • Regulator removal and recovery from behind you
  • Fin pivots and hovering in mid-water
  • Ascents


AquaMission 5

  • This is your last and qualifying AquaMission. You will now be awarded the PADI Seal
  • Certificate. From here you can then start the Specialty AquaMissions.
  • Snorkel clearing and Snorkel to regulator exchange
  • Surface swimming with scuba gear
  • You will then repeat all these skills to show mastery from all the previous missions.
  • Shallow water entry put on and adjust scuba gear
  • Snorkel to regulator exchange
  • Surface swim to descent line
  • Deflate BCD
  • Descend
  • Ear clearing
  • Breathe whilst underwater
  • Underwater swimming
  • Read your air gauge and signalling amounts
  • Clear water from mask while underwater
  • Octopus breathing
  • Hand signals
  • Regulator removal and recovery
  • Replace regulator and clear
  • Fin pivot & hovering
  • Inflate BCD at surface


PADI Master Seal Team Specialty Aquamissions


N.B. These dates may change during the year, please call for more information.


How to Book - Please contact for further information