Come to the Dark Side! Open up new worlds in your dive exploration.
Take your diving to new levels with the skills, knowledge and training that you’ll experience with IVS’s Technical Diving programs. Going deeper, staying longer, expanding your dive missions, planned decompression diving, using multiple accelerated deco gasses including Nitrox Blends to 100%, incorporating Helium & Trimix blends in your dive planning, choosing gear configurations including Back-mounted Doubles, Sidemount, Rebreathers, Cave Exploration setups – learn how to go where few dare, safely, with confidence, and find the real explorer in you!
Tec 001 Technical Diving Fundamentals
IVS's Entry-Level Technical Foundations training program is designed to introduce the recreational diver to the world of technical diving. The primary focus of this program is to develop the personal skills, and mindset, required for self-reliant and technical diving of any level. Introduction of technical gear set-ups, redundancy options, team concepts, dive planning, buoyancy control, and personal dive skills are reviewed and practiced. This foundation course is a requirement for continuing technical diving education at IVS
Open Water Diver or Equivalent 10 Logged Dives
Basic Scuba Setup - complete
- Divers Medical Questionnaire
- IVS Model Release
- PADI Liability Release and Assumption of Risk for Discover Tec Diving
- PADI Liability Release and Assumption of Risk for Self Reliant Course
- RSTC Medical Statement
- Standard Safe Diving Practices Statement of Understanding
TecRec - Equipment Setup & Key Skills
1 (6 hours)