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Specials

Night diving – limited visibility diving

Objectives

Diving at night and in poor visibility requires special abilities and skills. This special topics provides the necessary knowledge for carrying out night and limited visibility dives comfortably and safely.
 

Contents

  • Diving with a lamp
  • Diving with a bridle
  • Diving with a guide line
  • Communication with lamp and line signals

Dives

  • Number: 3
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must have a minimum depth of 20.
  • One dive must be carried out with lines.

Oxygen application

Objectives

Oxygen application is a training on the beginner’s level where divers and qualified non-divers learn to recognize possible injuries caused by diving better and to provide emergency oxygen aid until the arrival of local emergency medical services and/ or until the injured diver can be transported to the nearest medical facility.
 

Contents

  • Equivalent to DAN regulations.

Altitude diving – diving above sea level

Objectives

In this special the diver acquires knowledge about the problems of diving in higher places in order to be able to plan and carry out such dives autonomously.
 

Contents

  • Medical aspects
  • Diving with a high altitude dive table
  • Calculation of the fictitious dive depth
  • Calculation of the decompression ceilings

Dives

  • Number: 3
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must have a minimum depth of 20m.
  • One dive must be a repetitive dive.

Orientation

Objectives

In this special the diver acquires the basic knowledge and ability to stay oriented during a dive and to navigate using various methods and tools.
 

Contents

  • Natural navigation
  • Navigation by compass
  • Setting the bezel
  • Diving a triangular course
  • Calculation of GPS co-ordinates

Dives

  • Number: 3
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must be carried out using natural navigation.
  • Two dives must be carries out using compass navigation.

Rescue diving

Objectives

Being well prepared for an emergency can save lives! This special provides the skills which may mean the difference between life and death in an emergency: recover and rescue divers who have had an accident.
 

Contents

  • Recognizing and avoiding stress and panic
  • Surfacing an unconscious diver
  • Getting out of a stranglehold
  • First aid
  • Rescue chain

Dives

  • Number: 4
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must have a minimum depth of 20m.

Deep diving -- diving in depths of more than 20m

Objectives

In this special for advanced divers they can acquire knowledge about special medical factors, increasing dangers and the special preparation of diving equipment for deep dives.
 

Contents

  • Recognize and avoid nitrogen narcosis (rapture of the deep)
  • Choice of equipment for deep dives
  • Decompression dives

Dives

  • Number: 4
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must reach a depth of 40m and must include 3 decompression stops.
  • Two dives must reach a minimum depth of 30m.

Dry suit diving

Objectives

Changing to dry suit diving needs special skills regarding use, maintenance and care which are dealt with in this special.
 

Contents

  • Function of a dry suit
  • Buoyancy in dry suit diving
  • Maintenance and care of a dry suit

Dives

  • Number: 3
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must reach a minimum depth of 20m.
  • One dive must reach a minimum depth of 30m.

Diving in currents – drift diving

Objectives

The diver acquires the basic knowledge and skills to recognize dangers when diving in currents and to plan and carry out such dives safely using various aids.
 

Contents

  • How do currents occur
  • Extra equipment
  • Carrying out current dives

Dives

  • Number: 2
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes

Search and rescue

Objectives

In this special the diver acquires the basic knowledge and skills to search for objects underwater and to retrieve them using various aids.
 

Contents

  • Search methods
  • Diving with line signals
  • Working with a lifting/ salvage balloon

Dives

  • Number: 4
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One object weighing 200kg or more must be retrieved from a minimum depth of 20m.

Boat diving

Objectives

The diver acquires the basic knowledge and skills to recognize dangers when diving from a boat and to plan and carry out such dives safely using various aids.
 

Contents

  • Diving behavior
  • Behavior in shipping traffic
  • Knowledge of boats

Dives

  • Number: 2
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes

Wreck diving

Objectives

In this special the particular problems and dangers of wreck diving are made clear in order to enable the diver to carry out wreck dives safely and without risk.

This topic also includes dives in and near flooded buildings or industrial plants.
 

Contents

  • Planning wreck dives
  • Danger analysis
  • Diving with a guide line

Dives

  • Number: 4
  • Dive time: No less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must be done into a wreck.
  • One dive must include two decompression stops.

Ice diving – cold water diving

Objectives

In this special the particular problems and dangers of ice diving are made clear in order to enable the diver to plan and carry out such dives safely and without risk.
 

Contents

  • Planning ice diving
  • Technical aspects
  • Medical aspects
  • Ecological aspects
  • Diving with a guide line

Dives

  • Number: 3
  • Dive time: no less than 30 minutes
  • One dive must include a rescue exercise.

If you have any questions about any of these topics, do not hesitate to contact us. We will answer your questions.
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