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XR Course- Nitrox diving

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Extended Range Nitrox

In the Nitrox Diver course you were introduced to the basic principles for selecting breathing gas blends based upon your intended dive depths and duration. The XR Nitrox diver course will begin with a review of those principles and expand your knowledge of diving physics and physiology.

You will examine the process of gas absorption into, and elimination from, the diver’s body and the implications for divers who plan to exceed the no decompression limits. Theory will be simplified and practical examples are provided so that you can understand why the concepts are important. Special conditions that affect diver safety are also presented.

Your instructor will work with you to make certain that your equipment is assembled properly and adjusted for a personal fit. Prior to the hands-on, Equipment Configuration session, your instructor will give you a complete list of the equipment that you should bring. It is very important that you have every item on the list.

This program qualifies you to dive to forty metres using nitrox mixtures of up to 50%, and fifteen minutes of back gas decompression using a one, stage decompression gas.

To complete the course, you will make a minimum of four Extended Range Nitrox dives with required decompression stops to a maximum of fifteen minutes and a maximum Nitrox mixture of 50%.

You will plan your dives using PC or mobile device based software to simulate dives that require multiple decompression stops.
You will use stage cylinders, make gas switches, and execute actual decompression stops.

Your instructor must inspect and approve each equipment component before it can be used in-water.
Do not alter or substitute equipment during training sessions unless, it has been authorised by your instructor.

PREREQUISITES:
To be a minimum of 16 years old.
All students under 18 years of age will be required to provide signed parent or guardian consent form.
Fit to Dive - Please take time to review the Dive Medical Requirements and Fitness to Dive information. 
Required to have and use your own personal XR Total Dive System
Certified with Nitrox 40% certification
Certified Deep diver
Have logged a minimum 24 dives

What you need to bring:
Sunscreen, swimmers and towel,
All your own personal dive gear
Total Log book.

The minimum required equipment for the Extended Range Nitrox Diving program is:

A complete recreational Total Diving System, appropriate for single gas switch, accelerated decompression diving.
One stage cylinder and stage regulator, oxygen cleaned as required.

OR
A complete Extended Range Nitrox Total Diving System, appropriate for single gas switch, accelerated decompression diving.
One stage cylinder and stage regulator, oxygen cleaned as required.

OR
A complete Extended Range Total Diving System, appropriate for single gas switch, accelerated decompression diving.
One stage cylinder and stage regulator, oxygen cleaned as required.

PRACTICAL COURSE CONTENT
1. SSI On-line e-learning academic presentations, quizzes, exam and practical skills as detailed, must be completed before any in water training commences.
2. One theory session
3. Minimum of one confined water training dive required.
4. Minimum of four open water training dives required.

CERTIFICATION
1. All open water skills have been acknowledged and accepted on-line through the SSI web site by both yourself and your instructor.
2. PRODIVE Central Coast has confirmed certification on-line, through the SSI web site.
3. Ask your instructor about our 'Upgrade Course Packages' and 'Career Packages' which will enhance your skills and experience.

Exclusions
Cost of Dive Medical - if required.
Gear Hire
Pocket mask
Wreck reels
DSMB or Safety sausage
Dive Whilstle
Knife or dive tool
Snorkelling gear
Gear Hire other than specified
Transport

Pro Dive CENTRAL COAST is a full retail Dive centre, offering you the following services and more:
Retail Dive Shop with online dive store
Mares quality dive products
Mares XR Premium equipment dealer
Scuba equipment counselling services
SCUBA Equipment rentals
Scuba Cylinder filling station, including Nitrox
SSI Speciality dive courses for certified divers
Learn to dive through to Dive Instructor courses
Instructor training and Career packages
SCUBANOW Interest free payment plans
Escorted Shore dives
Escorted Night dives
Social dive club
Weekend dive getaways
International / Overseas dive holidays
Boat Dives to the EX HMAS ADELAIDE
Onsite Scuba repair facitlity
Onsite Scuba Hydro station
Onsite accommodation in our Dive lodge


For further details- ask your ProDive instructor, about our 'Upgrade and Career Packages', which will enhance your skills and experience. Check out the special offer on purchasing equipment required to complete this course.

Pro Dive Central Coast is able to issue:
Statements of Attainment for the following nationally recognised Training Units of Competency under the Outdoor Recreation Industry Recreation Training Package (SR003) on this course by completing these additional requirements:
SROODR002A Plan outdoor recreation activities
SROODR002B Plan for minimal environmental impact.
A small additional fee applies.

 

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