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TDI DPV Cave Diver

This course is designed to teach trained cave divers how to utilize Diver Propulsion Vehicles (DPVs) in the cave environment. Divers will learn about safe DPV use, DPV components, and care and maintenance. Students will learn to plan dives that may incorporate extended penetration, longer bottom times, complex dive planning, and proper methods of gas management.


  • Motivations for DPV cave diving
  • Advantages of DPV use
  • Equipment considerations
  • Problem solving procedures
  • Environmental considerations
  • DPV diving techniques
  • Dive planning and gas management

Diving Requirements

Students will complete 3 stage cave dives with a minimum accumulated bottom time of 90 minutes.

Course Options

This course is offered regularily.

Prerequisites and Requirements

Students must have the following for class:

  • Student must be 18 years of age
  • Student must have TDI Full Cave Diver or equivalent rating
  • Student must have 25 non-training full cave dives
  • TDI student folder on file
  • Diversions' Student Agreement on file
  • Please review the technical diving gear list for gear requirements for this course

Course Fees

Please contact us for the most current pricing. Course fees do not include books, gases, or certification card.

Course Availability

Courses are offered on a regular basis and upon request. Please review our calendar and then contact us.

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