This course will give you the confidence to use first aid in a real emergency, including improvising dressings and splints using materials and equipment commonly found at the dive site or on a dive boat.
If you already have first-aid training, this course is a quick and easy way to practice, practice, practice your skills, while learning the best ways to apply them in diving situations.
First Aid for Divers is very informative and very useful – even if you’re not a diver. You are also sent away with a manual, which is an invaluable reference guide. Now I would be confident in helping out in any emergency situation I may find myself in.
After this course you could further your training by doing other Skill Development Courses (SDCs).
You could further your safety and rescue training by completing the following SDCs.
If you are already a Sport Diver you could sign up for BSAC’s Instructor Foundation Course (IFC) to become an Assistant Diving Instructor, or develop your existing skills as an Open Water Instructor, or above, to become an Oxygen Administration course instructor.
Or you could progress with your diver grade training.