Extended Range

 In Technical

Price: 350 €

This course provides training and experience required to competently utilize air for dives up to 55 meters that requires staged decompression, utilizing nitrox mixtures or oxygen during decompression.

Prerequisites:
• Documents to be signed: medical statement, Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement,
Safe Diving Practices Statement of Understanding
• 18 years old
• Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures
• 100 dives

Specific Equipment required (provided for the course/ also available for rent/ for sale):
• Twinset + 2 ponys with oxy clean regulators
• 2 Parachutes (or lift bags) and spools / reels, slate(s)
• 2 Torches + audible surface signalling device, 2 cutting device,
• Spare mask, join line, mirror
• 2 depth / timer devices (e.g. 1 computer + 1 depth/timer device)

Theory:
• 8 hours
• History of Deep Air diving
• Physics & Physiology
• Decompression options
• Equipment considerations
• Dive tables, computers and softwares
• Dive Planning
• Procedures

Practical exercises:
• 4 dives minimum, cumulated bottom time > 100 minutes ; 2 dives deeper than 40 meters
• Land drills (gas analysis, marking, registration, planning…)
• Pre-dive checks
• Communication with team
• Buoyancy, trim, fining techniques, stress management
• Gas management (tanks handling, change gas, share gas,…)
• Planning and management of Decompression dives (loss gas, too deep too long, …)
• What if’s; Safety drills (free flow, BCD malfunctioning, blind exercises, ..)
• Rescue exercises
• Other contingency and problems solving

Prerogatives after certification:
• Max 55 m
• Virtual (deco stops) overhead
• Deco using gas up to 100% O2

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