This course examines the theory, methods and procedures of planned stage decompression diving. The objective of this course is to train divers how to plan and conduct a standard staged decompression dive not exceeding a maximum depth of 150fsw/45msw unless taught in conjunction with advanced nitrox, Extended Range or Advanced Wreck Courses.
The most common equipment requirements, gear set-ups, decompression techniques and decompression mixtures (including oxygen and nitrox) are presented. Course content totals six hours theory and four dives. Prerequisites for this course Advanced Open Water Certification and fifty dives with at least ten exceeding 30 metres. Minimum age 18 years.
Save money when done in conjunction with Adv Nitrox
Equipment can be rented for $100 for the course (twin cylinders, stages, regs, reels, liftbags)