SDI Deep Diver

Do some dive sites leave you stuck on the boat because the depth limits are beyond your level of experience? Do you ever find yourself among a group of divers talking about some of the amazing deeper dives they have done and wondering what all the fuss is about?? Do you want to extend your depth limits to beyond the 30 metre range? Do you want to prepare for technical diver courses?Do you want to learn how to conduct deep dives safely?

Why SDI Deep Diver?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then the Deep Diver Speciality is the course you should be thinking of. However, most divers should already know that with deeper dives comes more potential hazards. These are not by any means unmanageable, but they demand a level of knowledge and skills that this course is designed to deliver.

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How do I book myself on a course?

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Further information on SDI Deep Diver (back to top)

What do I need to start?

SDI Deeper Diving Manual and I.Q Review

What will I do?

The course consists of one knowledge development (classroom) session, followed by two open water deep dives. The broad aim of the course is to enable you to make safe, no-decompression dives in the 18-40 metre range. The course covers all of the following : - planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving - risk factors and decompression-table review - safety stops and emergency decompression procedures - special equipment, descent lines and bouyancy-control considerations - Deep diving environments - Diving physics & physiology related to deep diving - Diving techniques, RGBM theory and the use of deep stops - Advanced dive planning techniques and gas management - Short and long term deep diving hazards

How long will it take?

The theory sesson and the two open water dives will then be held on a Saturday

What previous experience do I need?

Anyone wishing to enrol on the Deep Diver Course must be at least 18 years old (10 with parental consent), and be certified as a SDI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or an equivalent qualification from another certifying organisation). Proof of experince of UK diving may be required.

What do the fees include?

All professional tuition All equipment required for the course (except SMB & Reels, Torches) Course Manual All airfills required for course Insurance costs while on the course All registration fees with SDI upon completion. 

What don't fees include?

Entry fee to dive site used for the Open Water dives Costs of transportation to and from dive sites Any personal costs (eg. food, drink, accommodation) 

What can I do once I'm qualified?

Go diving!! The course opens up access to new and exciting dive sites. Many divers you speak to will tell about some great deeper dives they have done. Just be sure to apply everything that you have learned on the course.

What's next?

As mentioned above, this course serves as a good introduction to the world of technical diving, with many of the topics covered during the course laying down the fundamentals for more advanced qualifications. This Specialty certification also counts as one of five Specialty certifications required for your SDI Master Diver certification