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TDI Stage Cave Diver

This course is designed to teach trained cave divers how to extend bottom times and/or penetration distance through the use of stage cylinders. Divers will learn to plan dives that may incorporate longer bottom times, complex dive planning, and multiple methods of gas management. With respect to depth, gas mixes, and required decompression, course dives will not exceed the student’s current level of certification and experience level.

Classroom

  • Motivations for extended time and penetration
  • Equipment considerations
  • Gas planning and gas management techniques
  • Dive planning including decompression obligations
  • Stage Diving techniques suitable for the cave environment

Diving Requirements

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

Course Options

This course is offered on a regular basis.

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
  • 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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