Annually BSAC Council and National Diving Committee (NDC) award a range of members who have made outstanding contributions to diving and to BSAC.

The following awards are presented annually to candidates who successfully meet the judging criteria or have demonstrated exceptional performance in their activities.

BSAC Safety Awards

Presented in recognition of endeavouring to save a life without involving diving techniques.

Alan Broadhurst Safety Award

Awarded for the use of good diving lifesaving techniques.  Presented to the rescuer, or rescuers, acknowledging and recognising their extreme bravery and use of good diving techniques.

Aqualung Cousteau

Presented to the BSAC member who goes that extra mile in the promotion of BSAC and their own club’s aims and objectives.

First Class Diver Awards

Awarded to the successful candidates of the First Class Diver (FCD) qualification.

AP Diving Award

Awarded annually to the candidate proven to have the most meritorious performance in BSAC’s First Class Diver examination.

Collins and Chambers (OWI) Award

Awarded to the most meritorious candidate on the Open Water Instructor Exam.

Analox AI Award

Awarded to the most meritorious candidate on the Advanced Instructor Exam (AIE).

National Instructor Awards

Awarded to the successful candidates of the National Instructor Exam (NIE).

Weezle Award

Award presented to the person who is proven to have the most meritorious performance in the National Instructor Exam (NIE).

Wilkinson Sword

Awarded annually to the candidate who has shown the most admirable performance in a nationally assessed examination – “For Unique Underwater Endeavour”.

Thank You Awards

Awarded annually by the BSAC team at the annual Dive Show event.

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