It all starts here.
The only prerequisites are that you can swim 200 metres and are over 14.
All stages of instruction are carried out by a fully qualified trainer.
This course comprises of the following modules :-
Classroom theory lessons and assessment.
Sheltered water training dives ( in the pool ) with a qualified instructor.
Five open water lessons to develop the skills learnt in the pool.
Club kit is available, but trainees are encouraged to purchase their own mask and fins.
When you sign up for the course with the branch, they will order the Ocean Diver training pack for you.
There is a charge for the pack, details on the BSAC website.
The pack consists of an A5 binder and training notes, a qualification record book and a qualification card application.