The course commences with a full day of tuition. This covers the theory and practice of Skydiving. When your Instructors are happy with your performance on the ground, you will make your Level 1 skydive from 12,000 feet with two Instructors holding on to you. The AFF course is based on eight Levels of accomplishment, normally one skydive at each Level, and is designed to take place over a full week. Given good weather, the course may sometimes be completed in a few days. YOU SHOULD NOTE THAT YOUR SKYDIVES WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE DATES BOOKED WEATHER PERMITTING SO PLEASE BE PREPARED TO BE FLEXIBLE.The minimum age for sport parachuting is 16 years. For those under 18 years of age a separate signed letter of consent from a parent or guardian will be required before training commences. No person over the age of 50 years will normally be accepted for novice parachute training, other than for Tandem Skydives, where high ages may be acceptable. Exceptions to this rule may be allowed if the candidate either has previous experience or is of a high standard of fitness and can convince the Instructor of that fitness. Your weight fully clothed must not exceed 16 stone (102 kg).You should not be significantly over weight for your height. Your weight will be checked on the day of your course.
This experience is available at 2 Locations:
- Nottinghamshire (Midlands) - Nottingham
- Suffolk (South East) - Beccles
Your voucher will be valid for 10 Months.
Important Fitness/Medical Notes:
You will be required to complete and sign a 'Declaration of Fitness ' to Parachute before training commences (this will be provided when your booking is confirmed). The minimum age for sport parachuting is 16 years. For those less than 18 years of age a separate signed letter of consent from a Parent or Guardian will be required before training commences. If you are 40 years of age or over, or you have suffered from any of the following, you must obtain written approval from your Doctor on the 'Declaration of Fitness to Parachute ' form before commencing training - this can be found here
Previous fractures, back strain, arthritis and severe joint sprains. Chronic bronchitis. Asthma. Rheumatic fever. Pneumothorax. Liver or kidney disease. Thyroid, adrenal or other glandular disorder. Chronic ear or sinus disease. Any condition which requires the regular use of drugs. Anaemia. Recent blood donation. You will not be allowed to undertake parachute training if you have ever suffered from any of the following medical conditions, unless you and your Doctor have obtained the prior approval of the Medical Advisor to the British Parachute Association (who may be contacted via the address on the 'Declaration of Fitness ' form which is available from us):Epilepsy, fits, severe head injury, recurrent blackouts or giddiness, disease of the brain or nervous system, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, recurrent weakness or dislocation of any limb, diabetes, mental illness, drug or alcohol addiction. Be sure to read the medical/fitness notes provided with the Application.
BOOKINGS MUST BE MADE AT LEAST 28 DAYS IN ADVANCE. Please note there is a weight restriction of 15 Stone.