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.

Scubapro Cousteau

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).

Weezle Award

Award presented to the person who performs meritoriously in the National Instructor Exam (NIE).

Wilkinson Sword

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).

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