The minimum age to enroll on this program is 18, you should already be certified as SDI Instructor or the equivalent, hold a current CPR and first aid certification. Minimum certification of TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor and TDI Decompression Procedures diver or equivalent. Provide proof of 150 logged dives and have certified 10 students in SDI Deep Diver or TDI Advanced Nitrox diver or equivalent.
Who this course is for
The role of the Deco Procedures Instructor Course is to prepare Advanced Nitrox Instructors to teach the theory, methods and procedures of planned staged decompression diving. Often this course is taught in concurrently with Advanced Nitrox Instructor Course.
What you can expect
During this course you will spend time in water having your skills developed and evaluated, you will also cover topics such as safety stops vs required deco Stops, physics, a pressure review, physiology, mechanisms of bubble formation, advantages of hyperoxic mixes for decompression, nitrogen absorption and elimination, cCO₂ toxicity, ascent / descent rates, hyperthermia, hypothermia, psychological aspects of decompression diving, decompression options, dive tables and computers, dive planning, procedures, and the administrative procedures for conducting these programs.
How to get started
Click the book online button, find a date that suits you, and choose your preferred payment method. As soon as we receive your booking, we will be in touch to finalize the arrangements. If you would like to discuss course options with your instructor before booking, or you cannot find a scheduled date that fits in with your plans, you can use the live chat option, or email us via the contact page.
This course is not supported by e-learning, all required course materials will be available to you upon booking your program.
If you require any rental equipment from us please let us know what is needed when making your booking. If you would like to purchase equipment from us for use during your course please let us know, we can have that ready for you on arrival, see our store for available dive equipment.
All participants need to be medically fit for diving, to determine this please read, and follow the instructions on the Diver Medical Form. If it highlights a condition you have that requires medical approval you will need this prior to going in the water. We recommend you do this prior to your arrival in Moalboal. We can arrange a visit to the doctor here, but facilities may not be to the same standard where you are from. You can find the form here.