Buy now price is for e-learning only, scroll down for full price.

 

Buy the e-learning now, complete the home study during lockdown then join us for the in water component anytime before the end of July 2021.   

 

SDI WRECK DIVER

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving. This course may be taught as a non-penetration, 2 dives required, or as a limited-penetration course, requiring 3 dives. Limited-penetration is defined as a swim through or within the ambient light of entry point.

Course includes one shore dive and two boat dives . 

 

Who this course is for:

Individuals who wish to know more about the wreck diving including:

  • Researching wrecks
  • Mapping wrecks
  • Proper use of lines while wreck diving
  • Exploring underwater history

 

Course prerequisites:

  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18, 15 for limited penetration course with parental consent
  • Minimum age 10 with parental consent for a non-penetration course
  • Junior Open Water Divers may not participate in any penetration activities or dives deeper than 18 metres/60 feet
  • Divers must have a deep diver specialty certification or be able to provide proof of experience in order to dive deeper than 18 metres/60 feet in this course

 

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Wreck Diver course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Why wreck dive?
  • Surface supports
    • Communications, when and if necessary
    • Back-up procedures
  • Buddy system
  • Buddy contact
    • Contact with varied visibility
    • Buddy lines
    • Line signals
    • Buddy positioning in close proximity
  • Navigation/charting
    • Usage of the slate
    • Larger than normal
    • Pre-dive marking
    • Pre-planning the dive using charts, other information
    • Directional determination
  • Disorientation
    • With/without buddy
    • Lost buddy
    • Light failure
    • Emergency procedures
  • Special equipment
    • Lights: primary and backup, size, burn time, and usage
    • Knifes and cutting devices
  • Limited visibility diving
    • Silt-out
    • Psychological considerations
    • Light usage
    • Importance of light and backup
    • Dark vision, don’t shine light in buddy’s eyes
  • Life lines and reels
    • Type of line
    • Tie-offs
    • Directional markers
    • Line handling and reeling must be practiced on land prior to performing this skill underwater
  • Special emergency procedures
    • Safe Wreck
    • Hazardous or otherwise unsafe wrecks
  • Mapping the wreck
    • Vertical, horizontal, and feature identification
    •  

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course graduates may:

  • Dive wrecks that are similar to the type of wrecks they were exposed to during training
  • Plan and execute a wreck dive

Also, the SDI Wreck Diver certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development program.

 

SDI Wreck Diver minimum requirements:

  • Open Water Dive 1
    • Pre-dive review of dive computers
    • Plan dive
    • Test lights
    • Familiarization with areas
    • Basic charting outside wreck
    • Usage of lines outside wreck, optional
    • Surface and log dive
  • Open Water Dive 2
    • Plan dive
    • Figure surface interval
    • Descend
    • Team complete mapping
    • Usage of lines outside wreck, optional
    • Surface and log dive
  • Open Water Dive 3
    • Plan dive
    • Descend
    • Usage of lines inside wreck, optional
    • Surface and log dive
  • Open Water Dive 4 (Optional)
    • Plan dive
    • Planned dive explained
    • Dive/explore as determined
    • Surface and log dive

 

Course includes three to four wreck dives (three for non penetration wreck certification, four for limited pentration wreck certification. 

 

Course cost excludes equipment rental, our rental prices can be found at https://www.extremewatersport.com.au/equipment-rental

 

Normal full course cost of no penetration course is is $699, with a $100 upgrade fee to recieve the limited pentration certifcation,  however if you buy the elearning during July 2020 you save $159!

 

Balance to pay for the non pentration inwater training is only $470 ($100 Upgrade fee for limited penetration certifcate applies) * 

*Balance due at time of booking date for in water training.

 

Best price guarantee: If we advertise the in water training at a lower rate any time prior to the end of june 2021 and prior to you completing the course, you can purchase the in water training at the lesser rate...

 

SDI Wreck Diver

70,00AU$Preis

    We are now  OPEN with CovidSAFE procedures in place

    Full sales, service, training, rental and AIR fill services available onsite 9AM-5PM Daily.

    We have implemented changes to ensure the safety of our staff, guests and community during the COVID19 outbreak find out more here.  We apologies in advance if some of these changes,  cause any inconvenience, we hope the world will go back to normal soon. 

    © 2017 by Extreme Watersport

    • Facebook Social Icon
    • Instagram Social Icon
    • Twitter Social Icon
    • Trip Advisor Social Icon
    • Google+ Social Icon

    On the water, below it, or outdoors, you can't go past Extreme Watersport...

    Extreme Watersport

    Phone. +613 5982 3432

    1621 Point Nepean Road

    Capel Sound (formerly Rosebud West)

    Victoria, Australia, 3940