TDI Advanced Side Mount Diver Course

This course focuses on Advanced Side Mount Diving techniques, applicable in overhead environment or extreme conditions where the use of back-mounted cylinders is not an option. 

The course requires the deployment of multiple stage cylinders, depending on the mixes and volumes required. Course depth, gas mixes used or length of penetration depend on the students’ current certification level at the time of enrolment.

 

Advanced Side Mount Diving is aimed at Deep Open Circuit and or Closed Circuit Diving, Expedition Level Cave and or Wreck Diving.

Course Structure 

Day 1 - Dive Planning, Gear Configuration 2 x Site Dive

Day 2 - Dive Planning, 2 x Site Dives

Day 3 - Dive Planning, 2 x Site Dives

Water skills include an elevated level of proficiency (beyond Cave and or Wreck and or Deep OC / CCR) in all skills including hand, light and tactile communications, finning techniques, trim and buoyancy whist performing all skills including loss of gas scenarios, no mask / black out mask following a line inverted with flooded mask, laying and retrieving line, managing / dropping / retrieving all Cylinders during dives.

Equipment:

Depending on the needs and experience of the Student refer to all equipment detailed on the

     CAVE Course and or 

     DECOMPRESSION PROCEDURES Course and or 

     CCR Course

An additional 2 x Stage Cylinders with a first stage, second stage and pressure gauge as well as a stage rigging kit for each cylinder

Options:

Schedule can be tailored to suit a group

Local shore dives included 

Boat charges are in addition to prices stated

Site dives may be done out on the Nullarbor Dive Sites and Nullarbor Expedition fees apply (POA)

Blended fills are at the students expense

Age

Duration

3 days

18

Ratio

Pre-Req's

Includes

Certification card

Full Cave

ANDP

CCR

Advanced Wreck

(Pending Students

existing qualifications)

4:1

Open Water

 

3:1

Cave

MIn 2  to run

Price (AUD)

$699 Inc GST

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