The purpose of the Altitude Diver Course is to acquaint a diver with the necessary procedures and knowledge to dive safely at altitudes at least 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level.
Who this course is for:
The certified diver looking to experience scuba diving in high mountain lakes safely by applying what they learn during this course
- Open Water Scuba Diver, Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent or current enrollment in one of those courses
- Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
What you can expect to learn:
The Altitude Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:
- Why we do this type of diving?
- Dive tables as they relate to altitude diving
- DCIEM tables
- Bühlmann tables
- Cross corrections to United States Navy (USN) tables
- Computer’s capability and usage
- Calculations based on cross corrections to USN tables
- Examples of problems
- Last dive and travel at higher altitudes
- Correction of depth gauges and computers
- Gauges designed for 1 atmosphere (ATM)
- Capillary depth gauge will reflect the actual depth
- If there is any doubt use measured down line
- Hypoxia during altitude diving
- Levels of altitude:
- 300 metres/1000 feet
- 1200 metres/4000 feet, etc
Online theory completed at home
Day #1- 6:00am to 5:00pm (Theory Revision, Dives 1 & 2)
NO COURSE IN THE CALENDAR BELOW?
The Altitude Diver Course will be scheduled according to customers demand. If you are interested in taking this course but there is no course scheduled in the calendar below just contact us and we will organise one according to your schedule and the availability of our instructors.