Advance Diver

This is the fourth level of BSAC diving qualifications. Once qualified as an advanced diver, you are considered a comprehensively trained diver. You have the skills to manage and supervise all branch diving expeditions.

The training program consists of two sections: lectures and open-water dives.

This level will allow you to plan diving expeditions, including boat trips, weather and chart management, the understanding of tides and further detailed first aid for divers.


  • The role of the advanced diver
  • Advanced diving
  • Organising diving from different platforms
  • Expedition planning (Dry Practical)
  • Review of diving conditions and on-site first aid
  • Dive marshalling and planning (Dry practical)

Open-water dives

  • Diving and rescue skills review
  • Rescue skills and management review

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