Small Boathandling

This two-day course is designed to give students with little or no boat handling knowledge or experience, instruction in small boat handling. It covers techniques relevant to diving and related safety knowledge. The first half of day one covers the theory fundamentals with practical sessions in the afternoon, and then all of day two is spent doing practical sessions.IMG_0691


The only prerequisite for this course is that you are an in date member of BSAC.


You’ll be qualified to operate small boats as diving platforms.

Course Dates

The currently planned courses are as shown below:

Course NumberStart DateEnd DateBid By Date

Course Applications

This course is a great fit with the Marine Radio Operator (MRO) and Chartwork & Position Fixing (CP&F) courses.  You’ll often find that they run sequentially over five days so you may wish to book all three together.

Click here for information about applying for a course.