SCUBA Diving Training

Discover SCUBA Diving - Pool and Lecture

Duration: 12 hours

DESCRIPTION

SCUBA Diving is a great sport and an exciting activity. If trained professionaly, the participants will safely explore and enjoy the beautiful underwater world for many years to come.

In this course, the students will learn with a professional instructor about SCUBA diving in the classroom and will practice in the pool. This training usually takes about one or two days. After completing this course, the students may proceed to the open water training at the Holiday Beach in Zouk Mikayel or at the LAS Salinas resort in Anfeh to obtain an international certificate. This requires four open water dives over two days.

OBJECTIVE

The objective of this course is to ensure that the students master safe SCUBA diving and master the skills required for open water and advanced training. The online exams will ensure that the students know all concepts and rules 100%.

EQUIPMENT

ETC will provide all equipment but we recommend for maximum satisfaction that you have your own booties, fins, mask+snorkel, and 5mm shorty wetsuit.

AUDIENCE

Anyone who loves the sea and wishes to learn SCUBA diving.

PREREQUISITES

The student should be a good swimmer with a good health and a good respiratory system. A doctor checkup is recommended.

SCUBA Diving 01
SCUBA Diving 02
SCUBA Diving 03
SCUBA Diving 04

COURSE CONTENTS

01 - Module 1

  • Introduction
  • Certification
  • Course Overview
  • Course Requirements
  • Buoyancy
  • Buyancy Control
  • Mechanics of Pressure
  • Atomspheric Pressure
  • Pressure/Volume/Density Relationships
  • Effects of Increasing Pressure While Diving
  • Equalization Techniques
  • Effects of Decreasing Pressure While Diving
  • Most Important Rule in SCUBA
  • Effects of Increased Air Density
  • Diving Equipment
  • Mask, Goggles, Snorkel, Fins, BCD, Tank, Regulator
  • Handling and Maintenance
  • The Buddy System
  • Pool Training - Module 1
  • SCUBA Equipment Assembly
  • Shallow Water Entry
  • Wearing Equipment with Buddy Assistance
  • BCD Inflation and Deflation
  • BCD Top and Bottom Purge Valves
  • Using SCUBA for the First Time
  • Stopping a Free Flowing Regulator
  • Regulator Clearing
  • Regulator Recovery - Hand Sweep
  • Regulator Recovery - Over Your Shoulder
  • Regulator Recovery
  • Clearing a Partially Flooded Mask
  • Use of Fins
  • Neutral Buoyancy at the Surface
  • Equalization and Under Water Swimming
  • Descending Under Water
  • Ascending
  • Exit from the Water
  • Equipment Disassembly and Care
SCUBA Module 01

02 - Module 2

  • Underwater Vision
  • Underwater Hearing
  • Heat Loss in Water
  • Motion in Water
  • Breathing Efficiency
  • Overexertion
  • Airway Control
  • Using the Follow Me tool
  • Creating text
  • Breathing Goals
  • Exposure Suits
  • Hoods, Gloves, Boots, Weight Belts, Knives
  • Alternate Air Sources
  • Low Pressure Inflators
  • Diving Bag
  • Timepiece, Depth Gauge, Compass, SPG, Dive Computers
  • Diving Communications
  • Gaining Attention
  • Slates
  • Hand Signals
  • Communication at the Surface
  • Underwater Recall
  • Buddy System Procedures
  • Pool Training - Module 2
  • Pre-Dive Safety Drill BWRAF
  • The Controlled Seated Entry
  • Snorkel Breathing and Blast Clearing
  • Surface Snorkeling
  • Snorkel/Regulator Exchanges
  • Descending
  • Clearing a Fully Flooded Mask
  • No-Mask Breathing for One Minute
  • Mask Replacement Under Water
  • Disconnecting the Low Pressure Inflator Hose
  • Orally Inflating the BCD
  • Proper Weighting
  • Proper Ascent
  • Deep Water Exit
SCUBA Module 02

03 - Module 3

  • Orientation Dive
  • Water Temprature
  • Visibility
  • Currents
  • Bottom Compositions
  • Aquatic Animals
  • Plant Life
  • Preventing Sunburn
  • Fresh and Salt Water
  • Ocean Diving
  • Currents, Waves, Surge, High Tide/Low Tide
  • Dive Planning
  • Buddy, Objective, Weather, Hand Signals, Equipment List
  • Boat Diving Procedures
  • Problem Management
  • Stop, Think, Act
  • Assisting Another Diver On Surface
  • Buyoncy, Towing
  • Assisting Another Diver Underwater
  • Overexertion
  • Low on Air/Out of Air
  • Near Drowning/Unconscious
  • Buoyancy, Breathing, Assistance, Pure Oxygen
  • Medic First Aid/Rescue Diver
  • Open Water Skills
  • Diving Conditions
  • Suiting Up
  • Begin with Review and Friend
  • Entries
  • Surf Entries
  • Surf Exits
  • Surface Swimming
  • Descending
  • Pool Training - Module 3
  • The Giant Stride Entry
  • Tightening Your Weight Belt and BCD After Descent
  • Neutral Buoyancy/Fin Pivot
  • Neutral Buoyancy Swim
  • Orally Inflating Your BCD Underwater
  • Cramp Removal
  • Air Depletion Exercise +
  • Using the Alternate Air Source in Shallow Water
  • Using the Alternate Air Source in Deep Water
  • Breathing from a Free-Flow Regulator for 30sec.
  • Tired Diver Tow
  • Controlled Emergency Swimming Ascent
SCUBA Module 03

04 - Module 4

  • Accessory Diving Equipment
  • Health for Diving
  • Special Consideration for Female Divers
  • Contaminated Air
  • Oxygen
  • Nitrogen Narcosis
  • Decompression Sickness - Bends
  • Dive Tables
  • Repetitive Dives
  • No-Decompression Recreational Diving
  • Decompression Diving
  • General Rules for Using the Dive Table
  • Table Examples
  • The Dive Profile
  • Planning Multiple Repetitive Dives
  • Special Rules for Multiple Dives
  • Pool Training - Module 4
  • Skin Diving
  • Hyperventilation
  • Surface Diving
  • Snorkel Clearing
  • Sitting Back Roll Entry with SCUBA
  • No Mask Swimming Accompanied by Your Buddy
  • Hovering
  • Buddy Breathing
SCUBA Module 04

05 - Module 5

  • Safety Stops
  • Emergency Decompression
  • Altitude Limits/Flying
  • The Minimum Surface Interval
  • Basic Compass Navigation
  • Pool Training - Module 5
  • Wetting the BCD Strap Before Securing the Tank
  • The Tank Neck Strap
  • SCUBA BCD Tank Strap & Buckle Safe Assembly
  • Wearing Your Equipment on the Surface
  • Removing/Wearing the Weight Belt Underwater
  • Removing/Wearing the SCUBA Unit Underwater
  • Securing Your Buddy's Loose Tank
  • Ascending Using Signal Dive Tube
  • Compass Navigation
SCUBA Module 05

06 - Module 6

  • Pool Training - Boat Diving Procedure
  • Putting Equipment on the Boat
  • Boarding
  • Closing Tank Before Departure
  • Opening Tank and Putting Equipment On
  • Buddy Check
  • Making Sure Entry Is Clear
  • Getting in the Water
  • Waiting for the Instructor at the Anchor Line
  • Descending Using Anchor Line as a Reference
  • Neutral Buoyancy
  • Tightening Straps
  • Surfacing Using Anchor Line as a Reference
  • Prepare to Deflate BCD as You Go Up
  • Positive Buoyancy at the Surface and OK Signal
  • Handing Equipment to Boat Operator Weight Belt First and Fins Last
  • Mounting Onto the Boat
  • Putting Equipment on in the Water When Boat Is Too Crowded
  • Mounting Onto the Boat from the Back With Engine Off
  • Closing Tank
SCUBA Module 06