NI - Skippered boat preparation
Skippered Boat Preparation
This event is organised by the candidate group as one of their final preparations before the examination. It will usually take place in the area where the exam is to be held and, if possible, using the same boats. It will be ‘a divers event’- the aim is to go diving with a very competent group. As well as enjoying the diving we want to take the opportunity to practice and coach each other on the skills associated with the expedition and task oriented diving. The teaching will almost exclusively as if teaching first class divers or potential first class divers. You will be coaching each other to improve your skills in teaching at this level and will be supported by experienced National Instructors.
Duration: 3 days May
Location: Same area as the examination
Format: Candidate organised, skippered, expedition boat diving
Price: No course fee, share of boat costs, travelling expenses met
What is included:
As long as you meet the entry requirements for the exam then BSAC will pay for previously agreed travelling costs for you to the event, in accordance with the 'Expenses Guidelines for AITs'.
We will usually offer to arrange accommodation for you but not meet the cost of that. You are welcome to make your own local accommodation arrangements.
We will arrange for the hire of boats and for other local support.
Costs of providing National Instructor support to the event and their share costs of boat hire
What is not included:
- Your share of the cost of hire of boats – typically £30 per person per day
- Costs of your accommodation
- Cost of meals
- Equipment hire if needed