Sidemount Diver

Learn from someone that uses sidemount in caves - every day

Who this course is for:
  • The certified nitrox diver looking to expand their understanding of nitrox mixtures containing more than 40% oxygen

  • The certified nitrox diver looking to expand their in-water skills

  • The certified diver who has interest in moving forward with technical diving education



Course prerequisites

(these requirements must be met prior to the start of the course):

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

  • Minimum certification of TDI Nitrox Diver or equivalent

  • Proof of 25 logged open water dives



What you can expect to learn:

Advanced Nitrox picks up where TDI Nitrox leaves off and offers a more in-depth look at diving with nitrox including:

  • Physics and physiology relating to diving with gas mixes containing more than 40% oxygen

  • Gas planning, dive tables, dive computers, oxygen limitations, nitrogen limitations

  • Equipment considerations, cylinder labeling, analyzing nitrox mixtures, gas blending procedures, and oxygen service ratings for using gases with more than 40% oxygen



Some of the skills you will complete in this course include:
  • column without moving hands or Demonstrate buoyancy control; ability to hover at feetfixed position in water

  • Show good awareness of buddy and other team members through communication, proximity, and team-oriented dive practices

  • Demonstrate the ability to manage free flow from primary regulator in controlled fashion, shut down cycle, and switch to back up regulator

  • Conduct appropriate safety stop while maintaining neutral buoyancy

  • Demonstrate the ability to share air with buddy as both recipient and donor in a controlled manner while maintaining position in the water column

  • Demonstrate correct body position; appropriate trim, such as horizontal/streamlined when moving forward

  • Demonstrate proper stress analysis with self and dive buddy



What’s in it for you?
  • Ability to dive using EAN 21 through 100 percent oxygen 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 TDI Decompression Procedures, TDI Semi-closed Rebreather courses, TDI Closed Circuit rebreather courses



TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver minimum certification requirements:
  • Satisfactorily complete the TDI Advanced Nitrox course and written examination

  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently

  • Demonstrate mature, sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution


What it includes:  

  • All gas fills needed for the course

  • All training materials required for the course

  • Certification Fees

  • Any site entrance fees 

Duration: 3 Days
Cost: $899
Combine this course with:
Decompression Procedures
Nitrox gas blender
Oxygen Service Technician
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