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TDI Sidemount Diver

This course is designed to teach certified divers how to safely utilize side-mounted primary cylinders as an alternative to the traditional back-mounted configuration. The course is strictly non-decompression with a maximum depth limit of 40m/130ft, or within the limit of the student’s current certification, whichever is shallower.


During the classroom portion of this class, students will review:

  • Gas management utilizing independent cylinders
  • Equipment considerations
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Water entries
  • S-Drills (specific to sidemount)

Open Water Dives

Students will complete two dives demonstrating the skills learned in the classroom.

Course Options

This course offered on a regular basis

Prerequisites and Requirements

Students must have the following for class:

  • Students must be 15 years of age
  • Students must be Open Water certified
  • TDI student folder on file
  • Diversions' Student Agreement on file
  • All knowledge reviews completed

Course Fees

Please contact us for the most current pricing.

Course Availability

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

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