BSAC - Advanced Diver Course

Course Overview

The Advanced Diver Course consists of the following elements:

The course has relatively few 'formal' practical lessons and is much more heavily based on a further structured broadening of experience in a wide range of conditions.

Advanced Diver - Theory Training

Theory Lesson - THE ROLE OF THE ADVANCED DIVER

Theory Lesson - ADVANCED DIVING

Theory Lesson - ORGANISING DIVING FROM DIFFERENT PLATFORMS

Theory Lesson - REVIEW OF DIVING CONDITIONS AND ON-SITE FIRST AID

Advanced Diver - Open Water Dives

DIVING AND RESCUE SKILLS REVIEW
Emergency procedures including self rescue and surface assistance to a buddy
RESCUE SKILLS AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW
Rescue an unconscious diver from depth< br/> Surface management of a similar rescue
EXPEDITION PLANNING
Use available sources of information to select dives sites in areas unknown to the Branch/School
DIVE PLANNING AND MARSHALLING
Act as Dive Marshal for diving at sites unknown to the Branch/School involving multi-day diving at locations remote from the Branch's/School's normal area of operation

Diving Experience

  • Have experience of a range different diving conditions during 20 dives totalling a minimum of 600 mins in water time since qualifying as a Dive Leader
  • Have experience of acting as Dive Leader
  • Have experience of diving from boats
  • Have experience of acting as a Dive Marshal at a range of sites including some unknown to the Branch/School
  • Have experience of depths exceeding 30m

Advanced Diver Theory Test

The Scuba Doctor Air, Nitrox and Trimix Fills