OC Inst. Deco 50m/164ft

OPEN CIRCUIT INSTRUCTOR DECO 50m / 164ft SPECIALITY

INTRODUCTION

This program qualifies the RAID Open Circuit Instructor to teach divers to dive to 50 m / 164 ft on Trimix /mixed gas (Oxygen, Helium & Nitrogen) and complete dives with mandatory decompression stop requirement for up to maximum of 30 minutes.

THE PROGRAMME EMPLOYS THE FOLLOWING GASSES

Oxygen enriched gas (EANx / Nitrox) mixes from 21% to a maximum of 50% oxygen content.
A maximum PpO2 of 1.4 at the MOD.
A maximum PpO2 of 1.6 at at the maximum depth of a required staged decompression stop.
A maximum of 27% Helium content

INSTRUCTOR PREREQUISITES

To be a minimum of 18 years old.
To be certified diver for at least 12 months.
Certified RAID Open Circuit Decompression Procedure diver or equivalent certification/s (of which at least 25 hours are between 35 - 45 m/115 -148 ft) and/or equivalent.
Certified RAID Open Circuit Nitrox Instructor.
Submit a current Rescue Breathing/CPR/BLS Training and Oxygen Provider Instructor certificate/s (DAN/equivalent).
To have a minimum of 80 logged underwater hours using open circuit scuba equipment. These hours must be logged in your personal RAID Logbook.

INSTRUCTOR CROSS OVER PREREQUISITES

To be a minimum of 18 years old.
To be certified diver for at least 12 months.
Certified Renewed Open Circuit or Rebreather Decompression Procedures (equivalent) Instructor.
Certified RAID Open Circuit Nitrox Instructor.
Submit a current Rescue Breathing/CPR/BLS Training and Oxygen Provider Instructor certificate/s (DAN/equivalent).
To have a minimum of 80 logged underwater hours using open circuit scuba equipment. These hours must be logged in your personal RAID Logbook.

NOTE:
The above does not guarantee acceptance by RAID who has the sole decision to accept or ask for further requirements to be met.

COURSE CONTENT

Complete, before in water training, the on-line e-learning academic presentations, quizzes, exam
Review Personal Diving skills
Stamina and Watermanship skills
Review Rescue Scenarios
Dive Planning Assignments
Review the Instructor Guidelines for Decompression Procedures Speciality
Master practical skills as detailed
Confined water and open water sessions, totalling a minimum of 4 hours underwater

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

For this course you will be required to have use of the following:

Gas volume shall be no less than 2760 lt / 98 cu ft.
Single cylinder pillar valve shall have an H or Y valve and manifold Twin set with islolater (DIN).
2 x first stages
2 x second stages
1 x SPG
1 x 2m/6.5ft LP second stage hose
1 x BCD/wing LP hose
1 x Drysuit inflator hose if applicable
1 x mixed gas (Helium) or multi gas Nitrox dive computer
1 x dive timer or enriched air (two Nitrox gases) computer or mixed gas (Helium) dive computer
1 x slate
2 x SMBs and reels
1 x knife
2 x dive masks
1 x torch/light/underwater lamp
1 x BCD/wing with adequate lift capacity
1 x exposure suit - a dry suit shall have interchangeable inflator system with BCD LP hose
1 x Side Sling Cylinder (minimum gas volume shall be 1000 lt / 35.33 cu ft)
1 x first stage
1 x second stage
1 x SPG
1 x Octo length LP second stage hose

CERTIFICATION

Upon successful certification the member may offer diver training commensurate with this level of certification as sanctioned by RAID.

E&OE

 

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