This is the entry level certification course for divers wishing to utilize a Discovery Poseidon MKVI Rebreather (CCR) for air diluents diving. The objective of the course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for diving a Discovery Poseidon MKVI CCR and to develop basic diving skills to a maximum of 30 meters/100 feet using air as diluents. No decompression diving is allowed on this course.
The Skills Include:
- Unit buildup
- Intact breathing loop verification
- Electronic self test
- Emergency procedures
- Proper maintenance of the unit
What are the benefits of diving a rebreather?
Compared to Open Circuit diving Rebreather have 3 big advantages:
- Triple actual dive time,
- Far safer physiologically,
- Increased interaction and less disturbance to marine life,
Why the Poseidon MK VI?
The Poseidon MK VI is the world’s first recreational rebreather. It is safer and easier to use, lighter and more compact, and capable of tech upgrades without replacing the unit.
Course cost is $1295 rebreathers are available for hire for the duration of the course.