The Scottish Sub Aqua Club (SSAC) was founded in Glasgow in 1953. Today it is a company limited by guarantee with nearly 70 branches and 1900 members. SSAC instructors provide scuba diving training to branch members on an amateur basis. It is recognised by Sportscotland as the National Governing Body (NGB) for Sub Aqua in Scotland.
SSAC has developed a comprehensive training schedule to prepare members to carry out recreational diving safely in the sea around Scotland. The qualifications awarded by SSAC are recognised worldwide.