Cave/Wreck

TDI Cavern Diver
The Cavern Diver training course helps to develop the “minimum” skills, task loading, problem solving, knowledge, and the ability to dive within the “cavern” zones , as well as explains the dangers and risks involved while diving in the overhead environment. The TDI Cavern course is in no way intended to provide instruction for diving in the cave environment, “Cave Diving”. Skills in the cavern course include, but are not limited to; gas management, emergency procedures, buoyancy and trim, propulsion techniques, line and reel work and equipment management.
Note:
this course is conducted on Manifolded Double cylinders
Course:
(3 days) 1 confined and 4 cavern dives
Includes:
cave diving equipment and certification fees
Price: $750.00 with prior open water certification and 25 dives
Price: $1000.00 Intro to Tec + Cavern (4 days)

TDI Intro to Cave
The Intro-to-Cave Diver training course helps to further develop the skills and knowledge required to dive in the overhead environment. The course explains the dangers and risks involved while diving in the overhead environment and going beyond the daylight zone.Skills in the Intro to Cave course include but are not limited to; line navigation, zero visibility training, gas management, touch contact training, emergency procedures, and a higher level of earlier course skills.
Course:
(3 days)1 confined and 4 single guideline cave dives
Includes: cave diving equipment and certification fees
Price:
$750.00 with prior TDI Cavern certification
Price:
$1250.00 Cavern Diver + Intro to Cave (5 days)
Price: $1500.00 Intro to Tec + Cavern + Intro to Cave (6 days)

TDI Full Cave Diver
The Cave Diver training course refines the skills and knowledge required for non-decompression diving within the cave/overhead environment. The course explains the dangers and risks involved while diving in the overhead environment and going beyond the daylight zone. Skills in the Cave Diver course include but are not limited to; restriction training, complex navigation, zero visibility training, emergency procedures, gas management and refinement of earlier learned skills.
Course:
(4 days) 8 cave dives
Includes: cave diving equipment and certification fees
Price:
$1000.00 with prior TDI Intro to Cave certification or equivalent
Price: $1500.00 Intro to Cave + Full Cave (6 days)
Price: $2250.00 Cavern + Intro to Cave + Full Cave (9 days)
*Note: This is not a Technical Cave Diver Rating, even with a technical certification decompression diving in caves requires further training.

TDI Sidemount Cave Diver
The Sidemount Cave Diver training course further develops the skills and knowledge required for diving within the overhead environment utilizing a side mounted cylinder configuration. The diver will be trained to utilize side mounted cylinder configurations in order to remove and replace cylinders to pass a restriction that could not otherwise be passed utilizing conventional twin cylinders in an underwater overhead environment.
Course: (5 days) 6 sidemount cave dives
Includes: sidemount equipment and certification fees
Price: $1250.00 with prior TDI Cave and TDI Sidemount certifications
*Note: This is an advanced level, equipment and skill intensive training program. The diver also understands that further training in the use of DPV’s and Multi Stage procedures is necessary before use in an overhead environment.

Advanced Sidemount Cave Diver
The Advanced Sidemount Cave Diver training course further develops the skills and knowledge required for sidemount diving within an extreme overhead environment. The diver will be trained to utilize unmounted and no-mount mounted cylinders to pass major restrictions upon both entry and exit that may not otherwise be passed with side mounted cylinders.
Course: (5 days) 6 sidemount cave dives
Includes: sidemount equipment and certification fees
Price: $1250.00 with prior TDI Sidemount Cave certification
*Note: This is an advanced level, equipment and skill intensive training program. The diver also understands that further training in the use of DPV’s and Multi Stage procedures is necessary before use in an overhead environment.

Technical Cave Diver Normoxic (Open circuit, SM or CCR)
The Technical Cave Diver Training course further develops the skills and knowledge required for decompression diving using Normoxic blends of trimix to a maximum depth of 65m and no more than a 35m END (equivalent narcotic depth) within the overhead environment. The course explains the dangers and risks involved for extended depth and decompression diving in the overhead environment. Skills in this course include but are not limited to; decompression planning for overhead environments, gas and cylinder management for overhead staging, protocols for decompression gas failure, lost or failure of decompression information, limited visibility cylinder and gas recognition, limited visibility deco-stop recognition, emergency management and team awareness.
Course:
(6 days) skill development 4 decompression cave dives
Includes: technical cave diving equipment and certification fees
Price:
$1800.00 with prior TDI Cave and Trimix certifications or equivalent
*CCR: This course may be completed while utilizing CCR if CCR Full Cave + MOD-3 certified
*Note: Helium and decompression gases are not included.

Technical Cave Diver Hypoxic (Open circuit, SM or CCR)
The Technical Cave Diver Training course further develops the skills and knowledge required for decompression diving using Hypoxic blends of trimix to a maximum depth of 100m and no more than a 35m END within the overhead environment. The course explains the dangers and risks involved for extended depth and decompression diving in the overhead environment. Skills in this course include but are not limited to; advanced decompression planning, advanced gas management for overhead staging, protocols for decompression or travel gas failures, lost or failure of decompression information, limited visibility cylinder and gas recognition, limited visibility deco-stop recognition, emergency management and team awareness.
Course:
(8 days) skill development and 6 trimix cave dives
Includes: technical cave diving equipment and certification fees
Price:
$2400.00 with prior TDI Full Cave and Advanced Trimix certifications or equivalent
*CCR: This course may be completed while utilizing CCR if CCR Full Cave + MOD-4 certified
*Note: Helium and decompression gases are not included.

TDI Stage Cave Diver
The TDI Stage Cave Diver training course helps develop the skills necessary to utilize stage cylinders in a cave or overhead environment. Stage cave diving may become necessary to extend penetration distance or time during exploration or surveying activities or just to stay a little longer in the system. Skills include but are not limited to management of multiple stage cylinders in both visibility and zero visibility situations while maintaining contact with a guideline utilizing anti-entanglement techniques, gas management for extended penetrations, decompression management, emergency procedures, buoyancy, trim and propulsion while utilizing multiple stages all while focusing on streamline positioning and management of the additional cylinders.
Course: (5 days) 6 staged cave dives
Includes: cave diving equipment, and certification fees
Price: $1,250.00 with prior TDI Full Cave and Advanced Nitrox diver certification or equivalent

TDI CCR Cavern Diver
The CCR Cavern Diver training course develops the skills, buoyancy, trim, control, equipment streamlining and knowledge required for diving Closed Circuit Rebreathers (CCR’s) within the overhead environment. The course explains and prepares divers for the dangers and risks involved while diving utilizing rebreathers in the overhead cavern environment.
Course: (3 days)1 confined and 4 cavern dives
Includes: CCR cylinders, bailout cylinders and certification fees
Price: $900.00 with prior TDI MOD-1 certification and 25 logged hours on the unit
*Note: Oxygen fills, mixed gases, sofnolime and rebreather rentals will be charged in addition to course fees

TDI CCR Intro to Cave Diver
The CCR Intro to Cave Diver training course builds on and develops the previous cavern skills, buoyancy, trim, control, equipment streamlining and knowledge required for diving Closed Circuit Rebreathers (CCR’s) within the overhead environment. The course explains and prepares divers for the dangers and risks involved while diving utilizing rebreathers in the overhead environment and going beyond the daylight zone.
Course: (3 days)1 confined and 4 single guideline cave dives
Includes: CCR cylinders, bailout cylinders and certification fees
Price: $900.00 with prior TDI MOD-1 certification and CCR Cavern
Price: $1800.00 CCR Cavern + CCR Intro to Cave (6 days)
*Note: Oxygen fills, mixed gases, sofnolime and rebreather rentals will be charged in addition to course fees

TDI CCR Full Cave Diver
The CCR Full Cave Diver training course further develops the skills and knowledge required for diving Closed Circuit Rebreathers (CCR’s) within the overhead environment. The course explains and prepares divers for the dangers and risks involved while diving utilizing rebreathers in the overhead environment and going beyond the daylight zone.
Course: (5 days)1 confined and 8 cave dives
Includes: CCR cylinders, bailout cylinders and certification fees
Price: $1500.00 with prior TDI MOD-1 certification and CCR Intro to Cave
Price: $2100.00 CCR Intro to Cave + CCR Full Cave (7 days)
Price: $3000.00 CCR Cavern + CCR Intro to Cave + CCR Full Cave (10 days)
*Note: Oxygen fills, mixed gases, sofnolime and rebreather rentals will be charged in addition to course fees

TDI Cave Exploration and Survey
The TDI Cave Exploration and Survey training course helps to develop the skills necessary during exploration and surveying activities. This course includes procedures utilizing ropes with various pulley or ascending systems, emergency evacuation procedures, GPS navigation, compass and line navigation, exploration techniques, advanced line laying, mapping and cartography, surveying techniques and advanced gas management. This course is a skill intensive course and includes 2/3 days of dry land training.
Course: (5 days)
Includes: cave diving equipment and certification fees
Price: $1250.00 with prior TDI Full Cave or equivalent
*CCR: This course may be completed while utilizing CCR if CCR Full Cave certified
*Note: Advanced Nitrox & Stage Cave diver or Technical Cave diver certifications are recommended

TDI Advanced Wreck Diver
The Advanced Wreck Diver training course helps to develop the “minimum” skills, task loading, problem solving, knowledge, and the ability to dive within a Wreck, as well as explains the dangers and risks involved while diving in the overhead environment. The TDI Advanced Wreck course is in no way intended to provide instruction for diving in the cave environment, “Cave Diving”. Skills in the Advanced Wreck course include, but are not limited to; gas management, emergency procedures, buoyancy and trim, propulsion techniques, line and reel work and equipment management.
Course:
(4 days) 1 assessment and 6 wreck dives
Includes:
technical diving equipment and certification fees
Price: $1000.00 with prior Wreck or Cavern certification
*Note: this course may be done in conjunction with Advanced Nitrox and other Technical Courses

                                                                                                                                                                      

*Cenote fee’s are an additional $25 a day.

*Manuals: $40.00

*Note: Helium and Decompression gases are charged by the fill.

*If you wish to dive in Cozumel additional fees apply please contact us for pricing
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Note concerning all courses: Please come prepared to earn your certification we reserve the right to increase the amount of time and/or dives to bring your skills to an acceptable level at additional cost to you. Additional days are charged at $250.00 per day this price includes all required training and equipment.

**All students pay for training not certification**

                                                                                                                                                                    

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Posted 09/03/2011 by Sirius Diving