These FAQs are provided by Dive Project Cornwall.

Q: What are the arrival and departure times at Dive Project Cornwall, Porthkerris? 

A: Arrival on the Sunday is 4-5pm, and departure on the Saturday at 10am after breakfast.

Q: How many staff members are needed?

A: Each school must send at least three teachers (if you wish to send more there is a standard charge per teacher – please get in touch for more details)
Note: Cleeve School will send four members of staff

Q: Are the teachers able to learn to dive alongside the students?

A: Currently this is not possible due to the ratio of dive instructors to teachers.

Q: What happens in the case of bad weather

A: Rain will not affect the diving schedule. Wind and swell do, so we have a secondary diving site, a thirty minute drive away, at Mullion Cove if conditions are not favourable at Porthkerris. We would expect the school transport to move the students between the two sites in this eventuality.

Q: What is the ratio of dive instructors to students?

A. Pool sessions: 2-3 instructors to every 5 students Sea sessions: 2-3 instructors to every 5 students

Q: Who are the trained first aiders on site?

A: One of the teachers from each school must be a First Aid Responder. All of our dive instructors are also First Aid Responders and trained rescue divers.