RAID Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)

Sale price£495.00

This course is designed to train divers in the use of a DPV and familiarize them with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of using a DPV. It allows you to maximise the distance you can of cover during a dive based on your dive plan, allowable gas and burn time of your DPV. You must be Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent and 18yr old (or 15yrs with consent).

  • Understanding physics.
  • Pressure review.
  • Review of air embolisms and decompression theory.
  • Review of ascents/descents with regards to pressure changes.
  • Review dive tables and computers.
  • DPV considerations.
  • Advantages of using a DPV.
  • Features to consider when choosing a DPV.
  • Types of DPVs and accessories.
Overview of DPVs used for this Course
  • Maximizing battery life
  • Battery safety tips
  • Maintenance, storing and transporting
  • Dive planning and safety considerations
  • Air consumption and decompression
  • Battery endurance (burn time)
  • Determining the turn-around time point
Course safety considerations
  • Vehicle failure
  • Depth and descent/ascent considerations
  • Avoiding propeller entanglements and obstructions
  • Risk of regulator free flow
  • DPV use
  • Pre-dive preparation
  • Water entries
  • DPV use at the surface
  • Riding tandem
  • Orientation and descent procedures
  • Ascent and exit procedures
  • Post dive maintenance

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