Diver Grade Training Courses From beginner to experienced, BSAC provides a full training programme that enables divers to progress through a framework of qualifications at their own pace. There are five internationally- recognised BSAC diver grades, from the entry level Ocean Diver through to our highest grade, First Class Diver Ocean Diver You will learn to dive on this entry level course. Max depth 20m. Sports Diver Depth can be built progressively to a maximum of 35m after qualfying. Sports Divers can embark on the first stage of the route of instruction. Dive Leader Dive Leader training covers responsibilities and safety of leading other divers. Depth can be built progressively to a maximum of 50m after qualfying. Dive Leaders are eligible to progress to Open Water Instructor. Advanced Diver Divers gain experience in planning dives at different sites and different circumstances. Additional experience will be gained in using small boats, chartwork. navigation and many other related skills. Advanced Divers are eligible to progress to Advanced Instructor. First Class Diver BSAC's highest diving grade which requires a higher than average level of theoretical knowledge, organisational and personal diving skills