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AVAILABLE TRAINING:

During the last few years, the diving world has undergone many changes. The sport has never been more popular. Equipment advances in comfort and performance coupled with better access to locales and an increasing desire for environmentally focused leisure activities have all helped bolster popularity. With these advancements, however, the philosophy of training has suffered some adverse changes in some circles. Adequate training is based on creating optimized personal learning experiences in real environments that stress acquired skill mastery and continuous improvement.

Training never ends.

The courses offered by Tekblau are exclusively conducted one-on-one or with very small groups, and are based on international safety and learning standards. All earned certifications are awarded under the auspice of internationally acknowledged training agencies with many years of experience in the international diving community: IANTD, PADI and NACD. The following is an orientation and description of some of the courses offered. Course duration is not noted, as this varies with student experience, preparation and will. Prices are based on minimum standards for each individual course.


LIST OF TECHNICAL COURSES:
-Basic Nitrox
-Deep Air Diver
-Advanced Nitrox Diver
-Technical Diver
-Overhead Environment/Cavern Diver
-Intro to Cave Diver
-Full Cave Diver
-Technical Caver Diver
-Advanced Cave Diver: (stage bottles, DPV's, side mount,etc)


BASIC NITROX
Objective: Learn how to use and understand air mixes enriched with oxygen (up to 40%) for recreational use.
Number of dives: 2

 


DEEP AIR DIVER
Objective: Planning and execution of safe dives up to 39 m/130 ft. Learn to understand and practice decompression procedures, multiple gas exits (with double tanks or stage bottles). Learn about decompression theory, equipment configuration, nitrogen narcosis, hypothermia, advanced dive planning etc.
Number of dives: 4

 


ADVANCED NITROX DIVER
Objective: Planning and execution of safe dives up to 39 m/130 ft. Increase knowledge of oxygen and its limitations, as well as the use of mixes upto 50% for accelerated decompression. More in-depth concentration on decompression, nitrogen narcosis, carbon dioxide, equipment configuration, oxygen toxicity and advanced dive planning.
Number of dives: 4

 


TECHNICAL DIVER

Objectivo: Create divers that can safely dive between 30m/100 ft and 51 m/170 ft with technical equipment. Understanding and use of bottom and deco-mixes. Use of 100% oxygen for decompression. A larger and in depth understanding of the decompression theory, nitrogen narcosis, carbon dioxide, equipment configuration, oxygen toxicity and advanced dive planning.
Number of dives: 6

 


OVERHEAD ENVIRONMENT/CAVERN DIVER

Objective: Train divers to safely dive in an environment where there is no direct access to the surface, using line techniques and gas management. One of the basic standards for this level requires the student to stay within the daylight zone of the cave. This is the first level of cavediving. Subjects like gas management, reel and line use, equipment, the process of formation of the caves, communication and emergency procedures will be developed during this course.
Number of dives: 4

 


INTRO TO CAVE DIVER

Objective: Create safe divers capable of undertaking limited penetration cave dives, avoiding restrictions or complex lines. Practice of emergency procedures inside the cave, lights-out drills, etc.. Theory of communications, cave formation, dive planning, etc.
Number of dives: 4

 


CAVE DIVER

Objective: Training for divers to safely dive the wonderful world of the underwater caves. In this course you learn to safely execute deeper penetrations with full navigation including loops, circuits, t-sections and traverses. Application of concepts like dive planning, gas management, decompression theory and procedures, equipment configuration, conservation, emergency procedures, advanced dive communication, etc...
Number of dives: 8

 

TECHNICAL CAVE DIVER
Objective: Train divers to safely dive the caves with more in-depth information and learning suitable for the level of a technical cavediver.
Number of dives: 8

   
 
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