Full Cave Diving Course – Combo

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Experience Cave Diving UK Course

The Full Cave Diver Combo course is perfect for adventurers who are eager to explore overhead environments. This comprehensive course is the full stage of overhead environment training including all three stages on overhead diving program.

Cave Diving Skills

Participants will learn advanced cave dive planning and practical execution. Executing different types of cave systems and scenarios encountered during cave dives. The course emphasizes building upon skills required in Cavern and Introductory Cave Diving and also Full cave programs. Additionally, it focuses on dive planning and skill enhancement through actual cave penetration.

Developing Cave Diving in the UK

We will develop your cave diving skills during the following:

  • Theory/Land drills
  • 9 Days

Not Included

Price does not include:

  • Entrance fee for a quarries and caves if required
  • cylinder fill cost
  • required student’s diving equipment
  • travel costs if needed & the instructor’s stay costs
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Cave diving course

Who is Our UK Cave Diving Course for?

The certified Introductory Cave Diving course (or equivalent), who has interest in moving forward with overhead environment diving. Expanding their diving techniques, capabilities, range, and more!

Course requirements

  • You must have the following in participate in our Cave Diving Course:
    • Minimum age 18
    • Each candidate must have the following qualifications:
    • Minimum certification of Introductory Cave Diver, or equivalent
    • Highly recommended TDI Intro to Tech, GUE Fundamentals, PSAI ABC certificate or equivalent
    • Twinset or Sidemount certificate
    • If decompression dives need an Advanced Nitrox diver (decompression) certified or equivalent.
    • Logged 50 dives.
    • Before participating in the course, you will need to complete a medical questionnaire and registration form

What do I learn?

The Full Cave Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Standard cave diving policies
  • Gas management procedures and management to include dissimilar volumes
  • Psychological considerations of cave diving
  • Equipment considerations including:
  • Cylinder options
  • Regulator options
  • Buoyancy compensator/harness options
  • Proper weighting
  • Reel options
  • Equipment configurations
  • Communication (light and hand signals)
  • Swimming techniques
  • Body posture/trim
  • Buoyancy control
  • Line following
  • Propulsion (finning) techniques
  • Physiology
  • Breathing techniques
  • Stress management
  • Decompression theory and its application to cave diving
  • Cave environment
  • Conservation
  • Problem solving
  • Emergency procedures
  • Equipment failure
  • Silting conditions
  • Accident analysis
  • Cave diving etiquette

How does this benefit you?

Upon successful completion of the Full Cave Diver Course, participants will gain a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge. These will greatly benefit their cave diving capabilities. These benefits include the ability to:

  • Properly deploy a guideline, ensuring safe passage and navigation within cave systems.
  • Use directional and non-directional line markers to provide clear and accurate directional cues.
  • Follow a guideline with eyes open and closed, simulating loss of visibility and enhancing navigation skills in challenging conditions.
  • Air share with a buddy while following a guideline. Both with eyes open and with lights off and eyes closed. Using touch contact for communication, ensuring safety and effective communication in low-visibility environments.
  • Remove and replace a mask while in contact with the guideline. Demonstrating comfort and confidence in maintaining orientation and composure while underwater.
  • Demonstrate conservation, awareness, and back referencing techniques to enhance safety and environmental consciousness during cave dives.
  • Utilize light/hand signals and touch contact for communication, ensuring clear understanding and coordination between diving partners.
  • Employ anti-silting techniques to maintain visibility and environmental stability within the cave environment.
  • Simulate a primary light failure and use a backup light to exit the cave. Demonstrating adaptability and preparedness for unexpected situations.
  • Perform lost line and lost diver drills, ensuring swift and effective response to critical scenarios.
  • Utilize reels to perform jumps and gaps required in circuits and traverses. Maintaining a continuous guideline to open water and ensuring safe navigation.
  • Demonstrate buoyancy control, proper trim, and propulsion techniques, enhancing overall diving proficiency and safety.
  • Implement proper stress analysis techniques for the detection and management of potential stressors during cave dives.
  • Utilize specialized propulsion techniques in varying types of flow, ensuring adaptability and confidence in challenging underwater conditions.
  • Perform thorough equipment checks and matching, ensuring reliability and safety of diving gear.
  • Engage in adequate predive planning, ensuring comprehensive preparation and awareness of the diving environment.

These skills and competencies obtained through the Full Cave Diver Course allow divers to approach cave diving with confidence. Improved preparation, and a heightened awareness of safety and environmental considerations.

Who Are No Gravity Divers

No Gravity-Divers is a company located in Daventry – Northamptonshire, specializing in recreational and technical diving. The company offers training, diving equipment, dive trips, and equipment servicing.

Diving Courses

No Gravity-Divers offers courses ranging from Discover Scuba Diving to advanced and technical courses. It is worth adding that the courses are in both Polish and English, depending on the student’s preference.

Diving Equipment

The company also sells diving equipment from well-known brands such as No Gravity, Tecline, Apeks, Hollis, and Xdeep.

View all of our products online here

Why No Gravity Divers?

The company is renowned for its extensive experience and passion for diving. Our instructor has been a professional diver since 2008, ensuring safety during training and dive trips. As well as the satisfaction of their clients.

No Gravity-Divers always prioritises the safety of their clients and the quality of services provided and equipment.

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