FULL CAVE DIVER
This course is the third stage of training in the series of Cave Diver development program. You will be trained for advanced cave dive planning, practical execution of different types of cave systems and scenarios that you may encounter as a cave diver. This cave diving course is intended to expand and critique previous skills accomplished in the Cavern and Intro to Cave Diving programs. Emphasis is placed upon dive planning and skill perfection through actual cave penetration.
trained as a Decompression Procedures Diver or equivalent
Open Water Execution: 8 cave dives are required with a minimum accumulated bottom time of 240 minutes at 3 different sites. At least 1 of these sites should be a location not utilized in training during the cavern or introductory cave courses. For divers entering the cave program without cavern / introductory cave diving certification, 16 cave dives with 420 minutes of total bottom, not including decompression time, are required