Snorkelling and Skill Development Courses (SDC's)

As well as the regular snorkelling courses available to the snorkel members there are a number of Skill Development Courses (SDC'S) that are aimed firstly at divers but can be very useful to snorkellers.

These courses are a great way of building your experience and knowledge, learning a new skill and having some fun.

The courses are either arranged by HQ or organised by our branch itself.

The following courses are available

  • Oxygen Administration
  • Practical Rescue Management
  • First Aid for Divers
  • Outboard and boat maintenance
  • Boat Handling
  • Chart work and Position Fixing
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • VHF radio
  • Diesel maintenance
  • Snorkel lifesaver award
  • Advanced snorkel lifesaver award

Over the next year mini SDC's will become available for snorkellers

  • Underwater photography for snorkellers
  • Rope work for snorkellers
  • Marine Appreciation for snorkellers
  • Chart work and weather for snorkellers

Details of these courses are either on


for the most up to date information of up and coming courses look on

Facebook: BSAC southern region

For information or more details on courses available to snorkel members please email Debbie via our snorkeling contact form.


Additional information

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

I accept cookies from this site.

EU Cookie Directive Module Information