Learn to dive with HGSAC. Your subscription includes 12 months' club membership, all training to qualify as a BSAC Ocean Diver (see course outline below), use of club pool SCUBA equipment whilst training (to complete all pool sessions; a dry-suit will be required to complete your open water sessions which is not included), BSAC membership, monthly SCUBA magazine, access to exclusive member rates on skills development courses, access to the club RIBs and more!
This membership is for those aged from 12 - 18 year's old.
NOTE: Junior's participation and training within HGSAC will be governed by the Budd Guard policy. A parent, guardian or carer is required to be present for all junior training and diving activities. We also request guardian contact details so that a parent or carer is copied on all correspondence and can be contacted in case of an emergency. The relevant Junior Coach(es) will be provided with these contact details. Please refer to BSAC's Buddy Guard documentation for further information and guidance.
What does the BSAC Ocean Diver qualification involve?
If you’ve always wanted to learn how to dive, this course is for you. This course is for beginners and provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to prepare for open water diving. The BSAC Ocean Diver course prepares for this in the safety of a swimming pool before we move to open water in a controlled, safe manner. Experience and confidence will be gained under the guidance of a qualified instructor. Maximum depth - 20m.
To enrol on the BSAC Ocean Diver Course you must be 12 years or older.
A basic level of comfort in the water is important and you will have to demonstrate that you can swim 200m in swimwear.
What you’ll learn:
The BSAC Ocean Diver course has three main stages:
Learning to dive is a life changing experience for many people. Breathing underwater for the first time is something you will never forget and the experience of learning with others is great fun. Your instructor is trained to look after you every step of the way.
Qualification and what that means:
A BSAC Ocean Diver is defined as a diver who is competent to conduct dives: