This is aimed at holiday makers,
diver who can dive in open water in controlled conditions, to a
maximum depth of 12m under the direct in-water supervision of a
qualified Dive Leader.
You will learn to dive on this entry level course. Max depth 20m. See the BSAC site for more information on training as an Ocean Diver.
Depth can be built progressively to a maximum of 35m after qualfying. A Sports Diver can embark on the first stage of the route of instruction.
Dive Leader training covers responsibilities and safety of leading other divers. Depth can be built progressively to a maximum of 50m after qualfying. Dive Leaders are eligible to progress to Open Water Instructor.
Divers gain experience in planning dives at different sites and different circumstances. Additional experience will be gained in using small boats, chartwork. navigation and many other related skills. Advanced Divers are eligible to progress to Advanced Instructor.
BSAC's highest diving grade which requires a higher than average level of theoretical knowledge, organisational and personal diving skills.