RAID Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)
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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