Table 1. Open Circuit Mixed Gas Instructor Experience Prerequisites

Instructor Grade

Total Hrs

Total Dives

45-50 m

55-60 m

70-80 m

BSAC Sports Mixed Gas Instructor (SMGI)

50

50

-

-

BSAC Explorer Mixed Gas Instructor (XMGI)

80

50

30

-

BSAC Advanced Mixed Gas Instructor (AMGI)

105

50

30

25

 The potential Technical Instructor must have both the total hours and the total dives

Dives to greater depths can be used to replace shallower ones, i.e someone wishing to become a SMGI who has 40 dives in the range in the range 40-50 m and 10 in the range 51-60 m is considered to meet the requirement.

Table 2. Rebreather Instructor Experience Prerequisites

Instructor Grade

Total

Hrs

Total Dives

Unit Specific BSAC Semi Closed Rebreather Diver Instructor (SCRI)

100

50

Unit Specific BSAC MOD 1 CCR Instructor (M1RI)

100

100

 

Table 3. Rebreather Mixed Gas Instructor Experience Prerequisites

Instructor Grade

Total Hrs

Total Dives**

55-60 m

70-80 m

BSAC MOD 2* CCR Instructor (M2RI)

180

30

-

BSAC MOD 3* CCR Instructor (M3RI)

205

30

25

 

* MOD 1, 2 & 3 are the working titles for the CCR courses being developed to align with the new international standard (ISO).  They currently align with the air diluent, Explorer Mixed Gas and Advanced Mixed Gas courses.

* *        Dives to greater depths can be used to replace shallower ones, i.e someone wishing to become a M2RI who has 40 dives in the range in the range 40-50 m and 40 in the range 51-60 m is considered to meet the requirement.

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