PADI Self Reliant Diver

$168.00

Learning how to compensate for situations you would normally handle with a buddy is the focus of the Self-Reliant Diver course. This includes proper dive planning using air consumption rate calculations, life support system redundancy, and independent management of dive emergencies. During three self-reliant training dives, you’ll practice a variety of skills that will make you a better diver in or out of a buddy pair.

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PADI Self Reliant Specialty Course at Underwater Vision

With proper training, equipment and the right attitude to accept the risks involved in independent diving, an experience diver can responsibly engage in dives without a buddy. Self-reliant diving is an adventure activity that is not for everyone, but does have its place. If you have the mental discipline and commitment to learn and follow self-reliant diving techniques, you'll bolster your skills and confidence when diving alone, in a dive pair or as part of a team.

 

What will you learn?

You will learn how to set up, plan and don all of the necessary skills and equipment to be a self reliant diver. Some of the skills are :

  • Performing an air consumption rate swim to gather information for later calculation.
  • Switching to a redundant air supply system during simulated emergency situations.
  • Swimming without a mask.
  • Navigating to  various points, including your exit.

 

How can you start learning now?

Come see us at Underwater Vision or contact us here to get started!

Next Step

If you are interested in self reliant you may also be interested in taking these other PADI specialty courses:

Tec 40

Tec 45

Tec 50

Additional Information

Minimum Age

15 yrs+

Course Prerequisites

PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver

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