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.
ENTRY LEVEL TRIMIX
Training in the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures to use trimix (helium based mixes) as the primary breathing gas for depths to 200 feet.
Decompression Procedures certification
Minimum of 100 logged dives (excluding training dives)
Total volume and number of scuba tanks be adequate for all planned dives
Stage bottle for deco gas
Jon line and other necessary lines for site to be dove
BC adequate to handle necessary gear
Extra tanks for decompression stops (properly cleaned and labeled)
Travel mix tanks if needed (properly cleaned and labeled)
All required regulators for above tanks (also properly cleaned)
* All tanks must be properly cleaned and labeled for EAN mixtures
Depth gauge and automatic bottom timer (or computer)
* Two computers or bottom timers recommended
Exposure suit adequate for the environment to be dove
Access to an O2 analyzer
Lift bag and reel
6-8 hours classroom
4 dives for 100 minutes of bottom time
2 dives in excess of 150 feet
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