BSAC Diver Coxswain Assessment
This half-day assessment is designed to assess students’ practical boat handling skills and the essential knowledge needed to handle small boats and diving-specific boat handling activities – competently.
Qualification enables the Diver Coxswain to prove competence and to play a key role in dive planning and management.
Big Blue Package – 10,000 THB
- Air Conditioned Accommodation
- Study Crew Pack with reference CD-Rom
- Big Blue BSAC Club T-Shirt and Mask Strap
Open to all over the age of 16. You will need to have completed the BSAC Boat Handling Course and accrued a minimum of five hours’ boat handling experience or can prove prior boat handling experience (minimum of 20 hours logged). No diving qualification is needed to do this course.
What you’ll be assessed on
The Diver Coxswain Assessment covers three areas:
• Voyage planning
• Practical boat handling
• Theory knowledge
How to do this assessment…
If you are a member:
You can do the Boat Handling course either at a BSAC Regional Event, at a commercial BSAC Seamanship Centre or in your BSAC club. Not all clubs run their own Boat Handling courses, please check with your Diving Officer if you are interested. Big Blue BSAC offer this course on request.
If you are not a BSAC member:
You can do this course by joining a local BSAC club and training with other club members or through a BSAC Regional Event. Or you could do the course at a BSAC Seamanship Centre. Big Blue BSAC offer this course on request.
Your next steps
After this course you could further your training by doing another Skill Development Courses (SDCs) such as the ones listed below. Or you could progress with a Diver Grade Course.
Chartwork and Position Fixing
Outboard Engine and Maintenance