PADI Advanced Wreck
- 8 hr8 hours
- Bella Bay Divers
TecRec advanced wreck diver specialty course is for qualified wreck divers to learn the safe techniques in wreck penetration. This program is designed for Tec 45, and Tec 50 divers who wish to conduct training in Advanced Wreck techniques. This skill set would include line laying, deep penetration and advanced wreck diving techniques. General Standards: Pre-requisites: Tec Deep Diver /Tec 45/Tec 50 Maximum depth 50 metres Maximum penetration of wreck 50 metres Ratios: maximum: 3:1 Min student age: 18 Minimum no. dives: 6 Required equipment: As per Tec 45/Tec 50 course + primary light and two backups, At least one primary reel per team and one safety reel per diver. Academic topics: Lights types and maintenance Reels types and maintenance Pre-penetration preparation Entering and exiting Penetration techniques to include: Finning techniques Line laying techniques Hazards to include: Disorientation Loss of viz Entrapment Entanglement Loss of gas supply Line traps Separated buddy teams Local wreck diving regulations Project AWARE – responsible wreck diving considerations Instructors will review the student’s equipment set up and specific considerations relating to the wrecks being dived. This will be conducted with pre-requisite TecRec certification equipment requirements in mind, along with pre-dive checks. This is also an opportunity to discuss positioning of lights, reels etc. Skills to be included: If the student does not have line laying training (Wreck Specialty or Cavern/Cave training) then these skills will be practised on land and in open water prior to penetration. Instructors willpre-assess all students appropriately regardless of their previous certifications.
Bella Bay Divers, State Road 52, Hudson, FL, USA