This program takes a previously certified diver, with dry suit experience and moves them forward to learn the skills to safely use Surface Supplied Diving Equipment. The diver gains all of the knowledge necessary to safely perform commercial harvesting using surface supplied equipment. Each diver will complete 4 SSA dives. During the class the student will stay at our training faciity where they will eat and study with the other members of their class. The class sizes are kept small so that each student gets specialized attention.
CPR / Oxygen / First Aid / AED designed specifically for commercial divers (SDI)
Kirby Morgan Band Mask Operator / User Program (DiveLab)
Subjects / experiences covered during our intensive course:
Dive computer operation
Divers use the Kirby Morgan Band Mask and learn the proper user maintenance techniques
Dive Theory review: Decompression, physics, physiology and equipment
Minimum of 4 surface supplied air dives: drills, skills, safety, rigging, communications
Emphasis placed on dive emergencies involving a commercial harvester
Surface Tender experience helping dress and tend at least 4 divers
Certified as an Open Water diver from a nationally recognized training agency
18 years of age
Diving medical approval
Experience with the use of a drysuit
Nitrox certification recommended - but not necessary
The price includes: books, and registration.
Payment Methods Accepted: Cash, Checks, Visa, MasterCard and PayPal.