Technical instruction, due to its inherently high-risk nature, is offered only to those individuals who the instructor believes meets the minimum basic requirements of:
a) sound psychological attitude as to the nature of technical diving
b) good physical conditioning
c) financial resources adequate to obtain the appropriate equipment and training necessary to execute the dives safely.
All technical classes are knowledge and performance based. In-water skills must be performed to the level required. Enrolling in one of these classes is no guarantee for certification.
Examines the theory, methods, and procedures for planned stage decompression diving. This training will include planning and execution of staged decompression dives to depths not exceeding 150 feet.
Advanced Nitrox certification Minimum age of 18 Minimum of 25 logged dives
Same as for Advanced Nitrox with the addition of:
Total volume and number of scuba tanks must be sufficient for all planned dives
Stage bottle for deco gas
Jon line and other necessary lines for site to be dove
BC appropriate for handling necessary gear
Depth gauge and automatic bottom timer (or computer)
Exposure suit adequate for the environment to be dove
Access to an O2 analyzer
Lift bag and reel
NOTES: * All tanks must be properly cleaned and labeled for EAN mixtures
Two complete regulators properly cleaned for EAN mixtures
Two computers or bottom timers recommendedCourse Requirements 6-8 hours classroom
4 dives for 100 minutes of bottom time
2 dives in excess of 100 feet
Proper analysis of gases used
Proper pre-dive planning
Properly execute the planned dive within all pre-determined limits
Problem solving and contingency protocols
Deployment of lift bag
Gas sharing at depth
Deployment of bailout and emergency equipment
Deployment and management of bottom mix, travel mix and deco mixes
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