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Instructor Foundation Course 9:00 AM
Instructor Foundation Course @ North West
Mar 16 @ 9:00 AM – Mar 17 @ 5:00 PM
Cost: £157 Places: 22 Further information: info@bsac.com Booking: https://www.bsac.com/events/ifc-north-west-leigh-16th-17th-march-2019-17190—1341/ In the classroom you will learn presentation techniques to successfully transfer theory knowledge to students. During in-water practical sessions, you will see in action the well-proven teaching method of demo-mimic: that is doing a perfect demonstration of skills, then asking students to mimic you. You will develop your personal instructing skills including: How to break down basic diving skills into easy steps. How to successfully develop the skills of a trainee. How to give useful feedback to trainees. Practising your theory and practical instructing skills. The Instructor Foundation Course includes theory.......
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Twinset Diver 9:00 AM
Twinset Diver
Mar 23 @ 9:00 AM – Mar 24 @ 5:00 PM
Cost: £95 Places: 6 Further information: info@nwbsac.co.uk Booking: https://www.bsac.com/events/tsd-sidemount-north-west-23rd-march-2019-17485—1292/ You will develop your knowledge of twin-set diving including: Kit configuration and ancillary equipment stowage. How to respond to kit failure. Practical twin-set diving techniques, including gas isolation and shut-down drills. Multi-contingent dive planning for more adventurous diving, including run-time schedules. The Twin-set Diver course includes four theory sessions, a dry practical session and a dive-planning session. It also includes a sheltered-water lesson, and two open-water dives with planned run times of between 25 and 40 minutes (to a maximum depth of 35m or within your qualification), to ensure that you.......
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Lifesaver Award 9:00 AM
Lifesaver Award
Mar 30 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: £50 Places: 6 Further information: info@nwbsac.co.uk Booking: https://www.bsac.com/events/la-north-west-30th-march-2019-17453—1260/ NOTE: if you plan on doing Advanced Lifesaver you will need to turn up to part of this event to complete boat rescue skills. Additional training before taking the exam is optional. Your instructor could include a series of lessons designed to cater for the needs of the students. For example, Ocean Divers may require additional training in basic-life-support skills not included in their diver grade training. All participants may need training for the throwing exercises and swimming rescues, which are not included in the Diver Training Programme. Many students will.......
Rescue Skills Workshop 9:00 AM
Rescue Skills Workshop
Mar 30 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: £25 Places: 12 Further information: info@nwbsac.co.uk Booking: https://www.bsac.com/events/dtd-rescue-skills-north-west-30th-march-2019-17500—1306/ Refresh your rescue skills!!!!
Underwater Photography 9:00 AM
Underwater Photography
Mar 30 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: £40 Places: 3 Further information: info@nwbsac.co.uk Booking: https://www.bsac.com/events/up-capernwray-30th-march-2019-17356—1160/ The course will teach you the basics of using a digital camera underwater, including considering optical issues specific to underwater photography, the fundamental features of cameras and underwater housings, tips on shooting technique and practical tips for taking photographs underwater. Five theory sessions prepare you for one or two three-hour underwater sessions, followed by a dry practical session to download your images and introduce you to photo-editing software. Course instructors will be on hand throughout to advise you. Computers, memory-card readers and editing software will be provided for students’ use.
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Advanced Lifesaver Award 9:00 AM
Advanced Lifesaver Award
Mar 31 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: £50 Places: 6 Further information: info@nwbsac.co.uk Booking: https://www.bsac.com/events/ala-capernwray-31st-march-2019-17385—1202/ As for the Lifesaver Award, additional training before taking the Advanced Lifesaver Award is optional. Your instructor could include a series of lessons designed to cater for the needs of the students. Skills to be refreshed include throwing rescues, controlled buoyant lifts from depth, surface rescue techniques, and first aid. Training will be based on the latest BSAC Basic Life Support Guidelines. What you’ll be assessed on The Advanced Lifesaver Award assesses your lifesaving proficiency and diver-rescue skills in boat-based scenarios. The examination has four sections: a throwing exercise, refreshing skills.......