Deep Diver

Introduction

The purpose of this course is to provide the necessary training to plan and execute dives that are outside the range of depths that are experienced during an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, specifically beyond 18 metres / 60 feet and to a maximum depth of not greater than 40 metres / 130 feet.

Prerequisites

  1. SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent
  2. Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

Graduation Requirements

1. Open Water Dive l

  • Test and check all equipment, i.e. depth gauges, bottom timers/watches and computers
  • Familiarization with area
  • Descend to planed depth and do not exceed any pre-planned limits
  • Dive according to plan at a depth limited to 30 metres / 100 feet for first dive
  • Ascend to safety stop

2. Open Water Dive 2

  • Monitor depth/time/air consumption, figure all times on slate
  • Descend to planed depth and do not exceed any pre-planned limits
  • Execute a simulated emergency that is to be assigned underwater by the instructor
  • Dive according to plan at a depth limited to 40 metres / 130 feet
  • Ascend to safety stop

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