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PADI Self Reliant Diver

3 dives theory $350 min 2 students

  • 6 hours
  • 350 Canadian dollars
  • Port Clements

Service Description

With proper training, equipment and the right attitude to accept the risks involved in independent diving, an experience diver can responsibly engage in dives without a buddy. Self-reliant diving is an adventure activity that is not for everyone, but does have its place. If you have the mental discipline and commitment to learn and follow self-reliant diving techniques, you'll bolster your skills and confidence when diving alone, in a dive pair or as part of a team. You need to be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver who is at least 18 years old and has 100 logged dives to enroll in the Self-Reliant Diver course. You'll also complete a skills assessment with your PADI Self-Reliant Diver Instructor before diving into the course. Academic Learning how to compensate for situations you would normally handle with a buddy is the focus of the Self-Reliant Diver course. This includes proper dive planning using air consumption rate calculations, life support system redundancy, and independent management of dive emergencies. During three self-reliant training dives, you'll practice: Performing an air consumption rate swim to gather information for later calculation. Switching to a redundant air supply system during simulated emergency situations. Swimming without a mask. Navigating to various points, including your exit. Using a DSMB.


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