Sidemount Diver

Learn from someone that uses sidemount in caves - every day

Who this course is for:
  • The certified Advanced Diver looking to expand their knowledge of decompression theory and diving techniques

  • The certified Advanced Diver who is interested in extending their bottom time

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

Course prerequisites:
  • Minimum age 18

  • Minimum certification of SDI Advanced Adventure Diver, Advanced Diver, or equivalent

  • Proof of 25 logged open water dives

What you can expect to learn:
  • Decompression dive planning including:

    • Decompression gas choices

    • Tables vs. personal dive computers

    • Emergency and contingency planning (equipment failure, omitted decompression, etc.)

  • Decompression diving procedures

    • Equipment selection

    • Pre-dive checks and drills

    • Stress analysis and mitigation

    • Following a decompression schedule

    • Gas switching

    • Team awareness and communication

    • SMB/lift bag deployment

  • Proper trim, buoyancy and finning techniques

  • Emergency procedures (equipment failures, catastrophic gas loss, omitted decompression, navigational errors, etc.)

  • Equipment considerations, cylinder labeling, analyzing nitrox mixtures, and gas blending procedures

What’s in it for you?
  • Ability to conduct decompression diving activities without direct supervision 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 Advanced Nitrox, TDI Extended Range, TDI Advanced Wreck, TDI Trimix courses

TDI Decompression Diver minimum certification requirements:
  • Satisfactorily complete the TDI Decompression Procedures course 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:
Advanced Nitrox
Add: $399
Save $500
Nitrox gas blender
Add: $249
Save $148
Oxygen Service Technician
Add: $249
Save $148

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