TDI Side Mount Diver Course 

Start your journey into Technical Diving with the TDI Side Mount Diver Course. Side Mount Diving is popular with Cave Divers, Wreck Divers as well as recreational Divers looking for a redundant air source (great way to Solo Dive). Side Mount is an excellent course to have under your belt before entering Decompression Procedures or our combination courses.

Pre Course - e-Learning module 

Day 1 - Theory, Gear Configuration and pool session

Day 2 - 3 Open Water Dives

Water skills include learning tec style finning techniques (frog / tec flutter / back / helicopter), managing side mount cylinders (for shore, boat and cave entry), maintaining trim and buoyancy whist performing skills.

Equipment:

Two cylinders, volume appropriate for planned dive, and student gas consumption 

Two independent first and second stage regulators each with a submersible pressure gauge 

Buoyancy compensator device (BCD) with power inflator appropriate for side mount configuration 

Mask, spare mask, cutting device and tec fins 

Exposure suit adequate for diving environment 

Dive computer and an additional depth and timing device; backup computer recommended 

Surface Marker Bouy (with 25 lb lift) and reel of sufficient length (depth + 50%)

Slate and or wet notes (plus pencil)

Options:

Local shore dives included

Boat charges are in addition to prices stated.

Age

Duration

Pre-Req's

Includes

Price (AUD)

$550 Inc GST

Air fills

Certification card

Pool session

Gear hire subject to availability

Open water

2 Days

18

Ratio

4 : 1

(Min 2 to run)

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