CDAA Deep Cavern Diver Course.
The Deep Cavern Course.
Is the amalgamation of skills and knowledge necessary to safely dive in Cavern and Sinkhole rated sites.
Training covers areas that may have zero visibility and the potential for unlimited visibility.
A maximum depth of 40m is recommended. Theory discussed in the course includes CDAA history, natural history, equipment considerations, buoyancy and anti-silting, communications, reel and guideline use, gas management, physiological considerations, decompression, access procedures, dive planning, emergency procedures, hazards, accident analysis.
Skill Sessions include reel use, line placement techniques, reel locking and abandonment,
blackout line following, air sharing while following a line, buoyancy and anti-silting techniques, communications, emergency management, climbing and belaying techniques.
The course includes six dives in CDAA rated Caverns
and Sinkholes located in Mt Gambier (South Australia).
*Before commencement of a CDAA Deep Cavern diver training program the candidate must:
*Hold an Advanced Open Water level recreational SCUBA diver award and be qualified as an Open Water diver for a
minimum of 12 months.
*Have logged a minimum of 25 dives (post Advanced Open Water level) totaling a minimum of 20 hours, including
at least two night dives and five dives deeper than 25 meters.
*Minimum age 18 years.
*Successfully complete a diving medical statement.
Day #1- 9:00am to 5:00pm (Theory & Land drills)
Day #2- 9:00am to 5:00pm (Confined Water Session)
Day #3- 9:00am to 5:00pm (2 Dives) (In Mt Gambier)
Day #4- 9:00am to 5:00pm (2 Dives) (In Mt Gambier)
Day #5- 9:00am to 2:00pm (2 Dives) (In Mt Gambier)
Includes: Instruction, CDAA Deep Cavern Manual, Certificate.
Not Included: Airfills in Mt Gambier, Accommodation & food in Mt Gambier,
Certification & Membership Price ($110.00),
All other equipment must be provided by student or can be hired at extra cost.
Need Side Reel, Wrist slate, Passport size photos, 2 Meter hose with a elbow on regulator
all gear available at our dive centres online shop Dive Gear Australia