1* diver

Supervised diver acc. ISO 24801-1 (formerly EN 14153-1)


The aim of the 1* diver training is the ability to independently handle oneself and the equipment during a standard dive (e.g. holiday dive) in the range up to max. 12m to cope with the requirements without problems.

This includes independent taring, safely reacting to the signals of the dive leader, safely blowing out the mask, safely switching to octopus breathing or, if necessary, switching to alternating breathing, mastering the underwater signs, recovering an unconscious person from a depth of 5m, at least 4 dives must be completed.


The diver 1* is authorized to dive worldwide with a diver **** or higher.
He must be aware that – except for dives with a 2* or higher instructor – he is trained to a depth of 12m – and this must be observed.


  • Minimum age 14 years
  • Medical certificate


  • Independent taring
  • Safely react to the signals of the dive leader
  • Safe blowing out of the mask
  • Safe switching to octopus breathing or, if necessary, switching to alternating breathing,
  • Mastery of the underwater signs
  • Recovery of an unconscious person from a depth of 5m
  • Snorkel 500m with full equipment on the surface
  • 30m distance diving
  • dive into and put on a diving device at a depth of 5m
  • Being able to hold your breath underwater for 30 seconds.

A 1* diver must be able to properly assemble their equipment, verify its functionality and check for any faults without having to fix them.

In theory, he must know about the most important physical and medical basics and their effects on the body during a dive and behave accordingly.

  • Staatlich ermächtigter Tauchverband
  • Cedip - european commitee of professional
    diving instructors
  • erster österr. Berufstauchlehrer Verband
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