BSAC Diver Grades
This course provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to prepare for open water diving. The Ocean Diver course prepares for this in the safety of a swimming pool or sheltered water and an introduction to open water in a controlled, safe manner. Experience and confidence will be gained under the guidance of a qualified instructor. Maximum depth - 20m.
Sports Diver training builds a sound foundation of open water diving skills and
experience with structured, practical lessons. Qualified Sports Divers are ready
to take part in dives with other Sports Divers or higher. Depth can be built
progressively to a maximum of 35m after qualifying.
Dive Leader training covers responsibilities and safety of leading other divers.
Practical lessons will give divers confidence to deal with emergencies. Leading
a dive will develop enjoyment, confidence and experience as a diver.
The Advanced Diver course further develops knowledge and skills. Divers gain
experience in planning dives at different sites and different circumstances.
Additional experience will be gained in using small boats, chart-work. navigation
and many other related skills. BSAC consider this grade as being a fully trained
First Class Diver
BSAC's highest diving grade which requires a higher than average level of theoretical knowledge, organisational and personal diving skills. BSAC First Class Divers are assessed through nationally conducted examinations.
Automated External Defibrillator
Bouyancy & Trim
First Aid for Divers
Practical Rescue Management
Dive Planning & Management
Diving in the UK
Lifesaver & Advanced Lifesaver
Basic & Advanced Nitrox Diving
Search & Recovery
Chartwork and Position Fixing
We are able to provide crossover training courses for divers already qualified with other diver training agencies such as PADI or SAA.
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