At BSAC’s Diving Conference, 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 pretty much every year, on occasion an award may be missed out if there is not a suitable candidate.
BSAC Safety Awards
Presented in recognition of endeavouring to save life without involving diving techniques.
Alan Broadhurst Safety Award
Awarded for the use of good diving lifesaving techniques. Presented to the rescuer, acknowledging and recognising their extreme bravery and use of good diving techniques.
Presented to a BSAC member who goes that extra mile in the promotion of BSAC’s 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 proves to have the most admirable performance in BSAC’s First Class Diver examination.
Collins and Chambers (OWI) Award
Awarded to the most meritorious candidate on the Open Water Instructor course (OWIC).
Analox AI Award
Awarded to the most meritorious candidate on the Advanced Instructor Exam (AIE).
National Instructor Awards
Awarded to successful candidates of the National Instructor Exam (NIE).
Award presented to the person who performs meritoriously in the National Instructor Exam (NIE).
Awarded annually to the candidate who proves to have the most admirable performance in the BSAC nationally assessed examination.
Thank You Awards
To be awarded at the BSAC Conference Dinner by Sophie Heptonstall (BSAC National Diving Officer).