DSAT Tec Deep Diver


Why DSAT Tec Deep Diver?

The DSAT Tec Deep Diver course takes you past recreational diving and immerses you in the world of technical diving.






What do I need to start?

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

  • PADI Rescue 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 100 logged dives of which 20 must be enriched air dives, 25 dives must be deeper than 18 meters/60 feet and at least 15 dives must be deeper than 30 meters/100 feet Minimum age: 18 years old

What will I do?

After successful completion of the DSAT Tec Deep Diver course you'll be able to conduct gas-switch extended no-decompression dives, decompression dives and accelerated decompression dives using air and enriched air to a depth of 50 metres/165 feet.

You'll also understand the hazards and risks involved in technical diving, as well as how to prepare for and handle reasonable foreseeable technical diving emergencies.


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

  • Decompression information (Tables/Multi Gas computer) and backup decompression information

  • 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 prior to using them.)

  • 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 (optional)

  • 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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