Deep Diver

This course will provide the diver with the knowledge and skills to plan and make deep dives while minimizing risks and avoiding the need for stage decompression. Deep diving is defined as dives made between 60 (18 m) and 130 feet (40 m). Training dives will not to be conducted beyond 130 feet (40 m).

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Coverage will include purpose, problems, hazards, planning, preparation, equipment (additions and modifications), air supplies, personnel, techniques, gas management, emergency procedures (including location and transportation to a hyperbaric chamber) and depth limits for recreational diving. Decompression procedures are to include nitrogen narcosis and decompression sickness (definition, cause, symptoms, signs, first aid and prevention) history of decompression, concepts, use of dive computers, definition of terms, problems, principles and techniques. Complete coverage of Repetitive Dive Tables, work sheets, problem solutions, exceptions and dive planning will also be included. Altitude diving, flying after diving and hyperbaric chamber access and operation will be included, as well as other short- and long-term deep diving hazards.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTERING THE COURSE

Age. Minimum is 18 years. Certification: Advanced Scuba Diver certification or the equivalent is required.

COMPLETION FOR CERTIFICATION

2 Dives

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Cost - Call for Current Pricing
Price includes courseware, not included equipment, rentals, fills or fees (boat or quarry)


The Illinois Institute of Diving
438 Roosevelt Road Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
(Across the street from McDonald's)
800-How-Dive (469-3483) ~ 630-469-3483 Fax 630-469-3491
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