BSAC Advanced Mixed Gas Diver

What you learn
To qualify as a BSAC Advanced Mixed Gas Diver who is competent to:

  • Conduct dives with an open circuit buddy, within the restrictions of the lesser, in conditions already encountered by either during their training or previous experience.
  • Conduct dives within BSAC Safe Diving guidelines.
  • Conduct dives with an appropriately qualified diver to expand their experience, within the limits of their mixed gas certification, beyond that previously encountered.
  • Conduct dives breathing any suitable combination of gas mixtures.
  • Dive to a maximum depth limit of 80 metres.
  • Plan and conduct dives requiring mandatory decompression
  • Rescue another mixed gas diver from depth.
  • Conduct dives where other divers, capable of providing assistance and rescue management skills, are available at the surface.

Qualification gained
Upon successful completion you will receive a BSAC certification.

To enrol in the BSACAdvanced Mixed Gas Diver course, you must:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Hold a minimum diver grade of BSAC Sports Diver (or equivalent with a valid 35 metre depth certification)
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in diving. In general terms, this usually entails about 100 logged dives
  • Be a BSAC Extended Range Diver or BSAC Sport Mixed Gas Diver and required to complete all core elements of the course syllabus or be a BSAC Explorer Mixed Gas Diver and at the instructor’s discretion, as a minimum, complete the following course elements:
    - Classroom lessons: Decompression Theory & Dive Planning
    - Open Water Dive lessons: 3, 4 and 5.

Course structure

  • Six classroom lessons
  • A theory assessment
  • A dry practical lesson of two hours
  • One or more sheltered water lessons of not less than 120 minutes total in-water duration
  • Five open water lessons, dependant on student performance, with a total underwater duration of not less than 300 minutes and an individual lesson duration of not less than 45 minutes.
  • All practical training in both sheltered and open water includes the achievement of specific performance standards at appropriate points throughout the lessons.

You will need a full set of diving kit. We offer equipment rental if required, at a discounted rate.

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