Diving in Tenerife - BSAC Sport Diver course
with Los Gigantes Diving Centre

BSAC Sport Diver Course

€473 per person. Pay balance in cash for 10% discount €430

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A deposit of €150 per person is required. Upon receipt of your deposit a student kit will be posted to your home address so self study and knowledge reviews can be completed before your holiday.

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In Sports Diver training, the emphasis is on building a sound foundation of Open Water diving skills and experience through a series of structured practical lessons. Once you have gained this Open Water experience with a qualified Instructor, you are ready to take part in dives with other Sports Divers or those of higher grades.

What is BSAC Sport Diver?
A Sports Diver is defined as a diver who is competent to:
Conduct dives with an Ocean Diver within the restrictions of the conditions already encountered by the Ocean Diver during their training, and under the supervision of a Dive Marshal.
Conduct dives with another Sports Diver within the restriction of the conditions already encountered by their training or previous experience.
Conduct dives with a Dive Leader or higher grade, to expand their experience beyond that previously encountered, under the supervision of a Dive Marshal.
Dive to a depth which is initially limited to 20m, but which can subsequently be extended progressively, under the supervision of a Nationally Qualified Instructor to a maximum of 35m.
Plan and conduct dives requiring mandatory decompression stops.
Rescue a casualty and provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Conduct dives where other divers, capable of providing assistance and rescue management skills, are available at the surface.
Conduct dives within BSAC safe diving practice recommendations.

What do I need to start? You will need to be a BSAC Ocean Diver, or have a recognized Entry Level qualification in Scuba Diving, equivalent to BSAC Ocean Diver, and be a member of the BSAC.

What will I do? The Sports Diver course consists of six classroom lessons, a theory assessment, a dry practical lesson, one sheltered water lesson and five open water lessons.

How long will it take? All practical training in both sheltered and open water includes the achievement of specific performance standards at appropriate points throughout the lessons. Generally, we find that the course can be completed in between four and five days.

What is included in the course fees? BSAC Sports Diver Training Pack - including Sports Diver Student notes and qualification page for binder.
Diving Insurance

Where can I go from here?
Go diving and build up your experience, learn new skills through BSAC Skill Development Courses, continue your diving education through the BSAC Dive Leader Course.

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Los Gigantes Diving Centre
Open Monday to Saturday
09:30 to 16:00
Closed Sunday
Telephone: +34 922 860 431
Mobile: +34 637 819 204


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