Deep Water Course 40m

The SDI Deep Water Course will take your scuba adventures to the next (or lower) level

Details

SDI 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.

Please note there is an e-learning component that should be completed before commencement of the course. You will receive your login details after booking.

Schedule
Schedule is dependent on boat dives.
Please allow for the fact you will be onsite between the hours of 8AM and 6PM, TBD

Training investment
$549 inc GST

Student Prerequisites

  1. SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent

  2. Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

Course Structure and Duration
Open Water Execution

  1. Two dives are required with complete briefs and debriefs by the
    instructor

  2. Dive plan must include surface interval, maximum no-decompression
    time, etc. to be figured out and logged

  3. Divers between the ages of 10 through 14 cannot exceed 21 metres / 70
    feet

Required Equipment

  1. Mask, fins and snorkel

  2. Buoyancy compensator device (BCD) with a low-pressure power inflator

  3. Regulator with submersible pressure gauge

  4. Alternate air source

  5. Weight system

  6. Personal dive computer (PDC)

  7. Exposure suit adequate for the training conditions

  8. Compressed gas cylinder

  9. Compass; during navigation skills

  10. Knife or cutting device

  11. Rescue signal

 

Any missing equipment can either be purchased or rented with Extreme Watersport

Note: Students wearing air integrated hose-less computers are not required
to carry a submersible pressure gauge

Required Skill Performance and Graduation Requirements
Students are required to successfully complete the following:

Open Water Dive 1
a. Test and check all equipment, i.e. depth gauges, bottom timers/
watches and computers
b. Familiarization with area
c. Descend to planed depth and do not exceed any pre-planned limits
d. Dive according to plan at a depth limited to 30 metres / 100 feet for
first dive
e. Monitor depth/time/air consumption, figure all times on slate
f. Monitor/test for nitrogen narcosis
g. Ascend to safety stop

Open Water Dive 2
a. Monitor depth/time/air consumption, figure all times on slate
b. Descend to planed depth and do not exceed any pre-planned limits
c. Monitor/test for nitrogen narcosis
d. Execute a simulated emergency that is to be assigned underwater
by the instructor
e. Dive according to plan at a depth limited to 40 metres / 130 feet
f. Ascend to safety stop

The course will run between 8am-6pm

Please make sure you are on time and rested