Advanced scuba dive training

Holborn BSAC run a range of courses throughout the year. These courses include the next levels of BSAC Diver Grades beyond Ocean Diver, as well as specialist Skills Development Courses (SDCs), all designed to broaden your knowledge.

In addition Holborn BSAC also offers a number of unique club courses, such as underwater photography, rebreather try-dive sessions and ropework, to name a few. All of these courses are available to club members, including those who have dive qualifications from other training agencies.

BSAC Diver Grades
The British Sub-Aqua Club has been teaching scuba diving since the early 1950s. During this time the Diver Training Programme has been regularly updated and improved to keep pace with developments in equipment and diving knowledge. The programme is designed to build confidence and self-reliance, whilst keeping safety uppermost.

Following on from Ocean Diver the next core grades are Sport Diver, Dive Leader and Advanced Diver. Each qualification builds upon the skills learnt in the previous grade as well as introducing new ones.

As you advance through the core diving grades, the depth to which you are permitted to dive increases, putting more and more dive sites within your reach. You will also learn the skills required to undertake dives requiring mandatory decompression stops, as well as more advanced rescue techniques. Everything, in fact, to make you a more complete and highly competent diver.

Dive training

Skill Development Courses (SDCs)
As well as the core diver grade qualifications Holborn also runs many of the Skill Development Courses (SDCs) that are offered by the BSAC. SDCs are an excellent way of expanding your understanding of the broader diving environment and the skills required to support diving operations.

Whether your interest is in wreck diving, small boat handling, rescue, marine life or technical, there is an SDC to suit – many of which are run by Holborn. These include Lifesaver, Boat Handling, Oxygen Administration, Search and Recovery, Nitrox and Chartwork and Position Fixing.

Club courses
While SDCs are useful, they don’t cover every aspect of diving. For this reason Holborn offers a range of in-branch courses that cover other areas of interest. These one-off courses usually take the form of evening sessions and are both informal and informative. Club courses include; Underwater Photography, Rebreather try-dives, Ropework, Equipment maintenance and Instructor workshops.

Interested in learning more?
If you would like to find out more about the courses than Holborn run, please feel free to get in touch either via our contact section or by clicking on the button below.

Scuba Dive Training

Find out more about Holborn diver training courses:

Sport Diver
Dive Leader
Advanced Diver

Lifesaver Award
Boat Handling
Oxygen Administration
Search and Recovery
Accelerated Decompression Procedures
Chartwork and position fixing

Underwater photography
Rebreather try-dive sessions
Rope work
Equipment maintenance
Instructor workshop