REBREATHER

IANTD CCR Advanced EANx Diver – Megalodon, Pathfinder or SF2 – 40 m

This is the entry level certification course for divers wishing to utilize a closed circuit rebreather (CCR) for air diving. The objective of the course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for diving a CCR and to develop basic CCR diving skills to a maximum depth of 40 metres, using air as a diluent. No decompression diving is allowed on this course.

This course consists of academics, equipment workshops & a minimum of 7 dives.

Course fee:                         € 1,000

Certification fee:               € 40

Manual:                              € 60


IANTD CCR Advanced Recreational Trimix (Plus) Diver – Megalodon, Pathfinder of SF2 – 45 or 51 m

This is the second entry level certification course for divers wishing to utilize a closed circuit rebreather (CCR) for mixed gas diving using a Helitrox diluent. The objective of the course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for diving a CCR and to develop basic CCR diving skills, to a maximum of 45 metres, using an air/nitrox/helium diluent for formal decompression diving. Student are permitted to utilize a diluent and bailout mix with no greater than a 35% helium content and no less than a 21% oxygen content and are permitted to use up to 100% oxygen for decompression.

Divers taking the ‘Plus’ course will be allowed to dive to a depth of maximum 51 m.

This course consists of academics, equipment workshops & a minimum of 7 dives.

Course fee:                         € 1,000

Certification fee:               € 40

Manual:                              € 60


IANTD Normoxic Trimix (Plus) Diver – Megalodon, Pathfinder of SF2 – 60 or 70 m

This is the intermediate level certification course for divers wishing to utilize a closed circuit rebreather (CCR) for mixed gas diving. The objective of the course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for mixed gas diving on the unit specific CCR, utilizing a mixed gas diluent containing 16 percent or greater oxygen, and to develop intermediate CCR diving skills appropriate to technical diving to a maximum depth of 60 metres.

Divers taking the “Plus” course will be allowed to dive to a depth of maximum 70 m.

This course consists of academics, equipment workshops & a minimum of 6 dives.

Course fee:                         € 1,100

Certification fee:               € 40

Manual:                              € 60


Rebreather diving and Human Factors in Diving

In 2011 the British Health & Safety Executive issued the recommendation that rebreather divers should follow training with regards to Human Factors. This would be a way to reduce the number of incidents and to increase diver safety. Information of Human Factors in Diving can be found here.