BSAC Instructor Crossover Course in Thailand
Certified scuba diving instructors cross over to become British Sub Aqua Club instructors.
Koh Tao, Thailand
Big Blue Tech celebrates the successful graduation of Yvonne Fries, Helen Artal, Beccy Simnet, Andy Evans and Eric Soderlend from their BSAC Instructor Cross-Over Course conducted by BSAC National Instructor Les Skelton and BSAC Advanced Instructor Trainer James Thornton-Allan over 4 days on Koh Tao Island off the coast of Thailand. This course was also attended by Colin Thompson who continues to complete his full BSAC Instructor Rating from the level of Divemaster over additional days of training.
The BSAC Instructor Cross-Over Course requires for attending that you are an Instructor from any agency other than BSAC and working in a centre where BSAC courses are to be offered, Big Blue Tech is a BSAC Technical Centre and Big Blue Diving is a BSAC School of Excelence.
Knowledge of other diving agencies and how they work is useful as it will give you a greater understanding of how elements fit in across the different agencies. It must be emphasized that the crossover course Instructor examiner, is not there to assess your instructing ability but rather to acquaint you with BSAC methodology and knowledge so that you will have the tools to be able to deliver BSAC diving courses; mainly Ocean Diver, Sports Diver and Dive Leader. Decompression theory and Oxygen Administration included.
These students will receive BSAC Oxygen Administration Instructor as part of the 4 day cross-over to ensure they are properly trained to handle any type of emergency which is considered essential for any scuba diving instructor.