DSAT Tec Deep I Diver


Why DSAT Tec Deep I Diver?

If you're interested in technical diving, but haven't yet met the prerequisites for the DSAT Tec Deep Diver course, you can consider enrolling in the DSAT Apprentice Tec Diver course. It is also a sub-course of the full DSAT Tec Deep Diver course.







What do I need to start?

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)

  • PADI Enriched Air Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)

  • PADI Deep Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)

  • Have a minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least 10 must be enriched air dives, 12 must be deeper than 18 meters/60 feet and at least six must be deeper than 30 meters/100 feet

  • Minimum age: 18 years old


What will I do?

You'll learn to make gas switch, extended no-decompression dives using air and enriched air to 40 metres/130 feet. You'll also prepare for and respond to foreseeable technical diving emergencies.

Since its part of the Tec Deep Diver course, your DSAT Apprentice Tec Dive course training credits toward the DSAT Tec Deep Diver course.


What will I need?

  • Tec Deep Student Crew-Pak, which includes student manual, planning slate and checklist slate


Equipment Requirements?

  • Double cylinders (minimum 12 l/70 cf each, with larger preferred) with isolator manifold

  • Primary and secondary regulators, one with two meter/seven foot hose (approx.) for gas sharing, and one with SPG

  • Stage/decompression cylinders with regulator, SPG, mounting hardware and proper labeling/markings. Two per diver will be required

  • Backup decompression cylinders as appropriate and required for the environment

  • BCD and harness – redundant buoyancy control is required (double bladder BCD or dry suit if suitable for weight of equipment worn)

  • Depth gauge/computer and backup depth gauge/computer

  • Timing device and backup timing device

  • Exposure suit appropriate for environment and dive duration. (If students will use dry suits, they should be trained and experienced with their use in recreational and technical diving.)

  • Argon dry suit inflation or other inflation system as needed

  • Weight system (if needed)

  • Jon line (if needed for current diving environments)

  • Reel or spools

  • 100 lb Lift bag (bright yellow or per local community practice preferred)

  • Knife/cutting device and backup Slate Backup mask

  • Compass / Lights

  • Drift kit (if drift decompressing)


Cost:  $600.00

Price includes the certification card and Instructor tuition only. All associated diving fees, books, pool fees, park fees, rental gear, etc; will be the responsibility of the student.
All dives must be completed to the Instructor’s satisfaction. The Instructor reserves the right to require further training and can refuse to issue a certification card if the students performance does not meet the course standards.

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