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Already Qualified?

Do you already have diving experience? already have a BSAC qualification? already have another diving qualification?

We look forward to meeting you just as much as total novices. Get in touch and we will disuss the cross-over procedure with you, if you have any questions please contact us, we recommend contacting the Branch Diving Officer or Training Officer (details on contact us page). 

If you already have a diving qualification from another organisation, here's a guide to the BSAC equivalent qualifications...

BSAC Ocean Diver (Max. Depth 20m)

PADI Open Water Diver

CMAS One Star Diver

SAA Open Water Diver

BSAC Sports Diver (Max. Depth 35m)

PADI Rescue Diver

CMAS Two Star Diver

SAA Club Diver 

BSAC Dive Leader (Max. Depth 50m)

PADI Divemaster

SAA Dive Leader 

BSAC Advanced Diver

CMAS Three Star Diver

SAA Dive Supervisor 


Please note that all cross-overs are at the discretion of the Diving Officer, and he may also take into account your training, experience and demonstrable ability.