Decompression Procedures Diver

  • Brand: TDI
  • Product Code: deco
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Decompression Procedures Diver

Are you finding your no- decompression limits (NDLs) a limiting factor to dives? Do you have to ascend sooner than you would like? As sport divers, planned decompression is not something that we do or have been taught.The  Decompression Procedures Course prepares you for planned staged decompression diving. With a maximum operating depth of 45 metres/150 feet, this course is your first step beyond the normal sport diving limits. The  Decompression Procedures Course combined with the  Advanced Nitrox course form the foundation of all other technical courses. After these two courses and some additional experience, the stage has been set for you to move onto additional technical levels.

Who this course is for:

The certified Advanced Diver looking to expand their knowledge of decompression theory and diving techniques 

The certified Advanced Diver who is interested in extending their bottom time 

The certified Advanced Diver who has interest in moving forward with technical diving education

Course prerequisites:

Minimum age 18 

Minimum certification of SDI Advanced Nitrox Diver, or equivalent 

Proof of 25 logged open water dives

What you can expect to learn:

Decompression dive planning including: 

Decompression gas choices 

Tables vs. personal dive computers 

Emergency and contingency planning (equipment failure, omitted decompression, etc.)

Decompression diving procedures 

Equipment selection 

Pre-dive checks and drills 

Stress analysis and mitigation 

Following a decompression schedule 

Gas switching 

Team awareness and communication 

SMB/lift bag deployment

Proper trim, buoyancy and finning techniques 

Emergency procedures (equipment failures, catastrophic gas loss, omitted decompression, navigational errors, etc.) 

Equipment considerations, cylinder labeling, analyzing nitrox mixtures, and gas blending procedures

What’s in it for you?

Ability to conduct decompression diving activities without direct supervision provided: 

The diving activities approximate those of training 

The areas of activities approximate those of training 

Environmental conditions approximate those of training

Ability to enroll in  Advanced Nitrox,  Extended Range,  Advanced Wreck,  Trimix courses


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