If you would like to give it go, this is the place to start. A Try Dive can be arranged to give you the opportunity to experience the feeling of Diving in the shelter and comfort of a swimming pool. A FREE Try Dive evening is run usually twice a year just before a Club Diver course starts. Alternatively a Try Dive can be organised specially for you on any Monday evening at a cost of £5.
Entry Requirements: Ability to Swim
A diver who is competent in the use of diving equipment and has gained open water diving experience. At this grade you can enjoy real diving – as long as you are accompanied by a Dive Leader or more qualified diver.
Entry Requirements: No previous experience required, Ability to swim, BSAC membership, Diving medical
A Sports Diver is a fully qualified diver considered to be competent to dive with someone of a similar grade or above.
Entry Requirements: BSAC Ocean Diver, BSAC Membership, Diving Medical
A Dive Leader is a fully qualified diver who has undertaken additional training and gained a wide range of experience and is considered to be competent in leading dives.
Entry Requirements: BSAC Sports Diver, BSAC Membership, Diving Medical
An Advanced Diver is a highly experienced Diver who has completed a wide range of Skill Development Courses as well as building a wide range of practical experience. An Advanced Diver is considered to be competent in organising and leading branch diving and activities.
Entry Requirements: BSAC Dive Leader, BSAC Membership, Diving Medical
Skill Development Courses
Practical Rescue Management
Dive Planning and Marshalling
Search and Recovery Techniques
Advanced Diving Techniques
Boat Handling Chartwork and Position Fixing
Entry Requirements: Varies according to course
We can also offer crossover courses from other dive training organisations such as PADI or NAUI. For example: If you took a PADI Open Water course on holiday and wished to continue diving in the UK, you can crossover to Club Diver and proceed on to Sports Diver.