SSAC/BSAC Membership Fees:

BSAC column shows the amount payable to BSAC as a member of a Branch; this pays for your third party liability insurance and subscription to Scuba magazine. BSAC Fees are payable in advance.

Common renewal date

SSAC operates a common renewal date for BSAC membership on 1 March each year. If your BSAC membership is due at other times your BSAC membership fee is adjusted (pro rata) for the months remaining to 1 March.

Crossover from another agency (PADI, SAA etc)

Equivalence details of the crossover levels for qualifications with other diving agencies can be found in the BSAC Equivalence Table.

SSAC Joining Fee

Payable in the first year only, or if you leave for a period of more than 6 months.

SSAC Membership

Column(s) details how much of your fees are payable annually or monthly to the club itself to cover its running costs. Club running costs include the maintenance of the club's scuba equipment, compressors, boat and the generally running costs for the clubhouse. You can choose to pay the club fee annually in advance or monthly by standing order from your bank.

Ocean Diver Course Fee

The cost of Ocean Diver Training is £315.00. This may be offset by the cost of a Try Dive (see note 8 below). For full details, see Ocean Diver Course.

Training Materials

If required for crossover courses, training materials are additional and can be supplied at cost (price set by BSAC). Ocean Diver training materials/pack is included in the cost of the Ocean Diver course.

Try Dive
If a new member has undertaken a Try Dive with SSAC within 3 months of joining, then the Ocean Diver course is reduced by the try dive fee.

Temporary membership is available.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY
BSAC Membership (published by BSAC)
SSAC Joining Fee
(new members)
SSAC Annual Membership Fee
OR
SSAC Membership Fee monthly (*optional)
BSAC Qualified Diver
Upon renewal or lapsed - All grades
As per diver grade etc
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March.
£50.00
£120.00 £10 per month
Diving Member
Trainee Ocean Diver
(Does not hold any recognized diving qualification)
Ocean Diver Trainee
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March
 
Included in Ocean Diver course fee of £315.00.
Full details of the Ocean Diver course can be found here.
£120.00 £10 per month
Diving Member Crossover 1
Diver with ‘Entry Level’ qualification – no rescue skills
Enters as BSAC Ocean Diver training towards Sports Diver. Includes PADI OW & AOW.
Ocean Diver Trainee
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March.
£50.00
£120.00 £10 per month
Diving Member Crossover 2
Diver with Level 2 qualification - rescue AV & CPR skills
Enters as BSAC Sports Diver training towards Dive Leader. Includes PADI Rescue Diver.
Sports Diver grade
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March.
£50.00
£120.00 £10 per month
Diving Member Crossover 3
Diver with Level 3 qualification - dive leadership
Enters as BSAC Dive Leader training towards Advanced Diver. Includes PADI Dive Master.
Dive Leader Grade
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March.
£50.00
£120.00 £10 per month
Joint BSAC Diving Member
Open to divers who are partners of a member paying a standard BSAC rate and living in the same household.
Joint member rate
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March.
£50.00
£120.00 £10 per month
Full Snorkelling Member - Adult
Can use club facilities and equipment (eg pool/boat) where qualified/appropriate (not compressor). Snorkel members have voting rights within the club.
As per snorkel grade etc Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March.
£25.00
£42.00 £3.50
Snorkelling Member - Junior
Can use club facilities and equipment (eg pool/boat) where qualified/appropriate (not compressor). Junior Snorkel members do not have voting rights within the club.
As per snorkel grade etc
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March
 
£25.00
£25.00 N/A
Member - Non BSAC
Diver with recognized qualification not wishing to join BSAC. (Note: must show proof of third party liability insurance and may not take part in BSAC training.)
N/A
£50.00
£120.00 £10.00
Student Diving Membership
A diving membership category for divers over 18 years old in full-time education.
As per diver grade etc.
Adjusted - Pro rata number of months to Common Renewal date of 1 March.
 
£50.00
£120.00 £10.00
Junior Diving Membership
A diving membership category for divers aged between 14 and 18 years.
As per diver grade etc
Adjusted - pro rata number of months to common renewal date of 1 March.
£50.00
£60.00 £5.00
Social Membership 
Associate Membership
Non-diving membership categories.
N/A
N/A
£36.00 £3.00