• Sports Diver

  • 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 qualfying.

    Sports Divers can embark on the first stage of the route of instruction.The BSAC Sports Diver Course includes theory lessons in a classroom, practical lessons in a swimming pool or similar sheltered water, and four open water dives. This course programme is used to develop BSAC Ocean Divers and holders of entry level qualifications issued by other diver training agencies, into BSAC Sports Divers.

    The Sport Diver Course consists of the following elements:
    •six classroom lessons.
    •a theory assessment.
    •a dry practical lesson.
    •one Sheltered Water lesson.
    •one optional Refresher/Orientation dive.
    •five Open Water lessons.