Overview

The BSAC training programme is acknowledged worldwide for its’ thoroughness and emphasis on safety with diver rescue and practical safety a core element from the outset. Our branch operates within the BSAC system, and offers training at all levels from the introductory level (Ocean Diver), right up to advanced (Advanced Diver) and beyond – more specialist or…

Try-Dive

Lots of people take to diving the moment they take their first breaths underwater, if you’ve not dived before a Try Dive is the ideal way to find out if you will too. A typical Try Dive session involves poolside tuition on diving techniques and equipment, followed by a scuba dive in the pool with…

Ocean Diver

Learn to Scuba dive with Aerodivers and The British Sub-Aqua Club, the most prestigious diving organisation in the world. A BSAC Ocean Diver is a person who is trained to be competent in the safe and correct use of aqualung equipment. He or she has gained open water experience and is considered ready to take part…

Sports Diver

The Sports Diver is a person who has gained further open water diving and diver rescue experience and is considered ready to take part in dives, partnered by other Ocean, Sports or divers of a higher grade. As a Sports Diver you are initially restricted to a maximum depth of 20 meters but this may…

Dive Leader

A BSAC Dive Leader is a person who is an active, experienced and responsible diver, competent in dive leadership and rescue skills. Dive Leaders may lead others on open water dives and within certain limitations, marshal and supervise dives and if necessary manage rescue situations. As a Dive Leader your maximum depth is initally restricted to…

Advanced Diver

As a BSAC Advanced Diver you are a highly qualified branch diver. This course is for divers who are interested in extending still further their skills in planning and supervising diving groups, rescue management skills, whilst building seamanship and developing further leadership qualities. The BSAC Advanced Diver course develops knowledge and skills. Divers gain experience…

Skill Development Courses (SDCs)

In addition to the ‘core curriculum’ of Diver Grade Training, BSAC recognises the wide diversity of interests of those coming to the sport and provides a wide range of specialist supplementary courses to highlight the breadth of knowledge and experience diving has to offer and help divers achieve self-sufficiency in all their diving activities. The…