Dive into new heights with our SDI Altitude Diver Certification class at Saguaro Scuba, blending thrilling underwater exploration with top-notch training to elevate your diving skills in high-altitude environments.

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Discover the thrill of high-altitude diving with the SDI Altitude Diver Certification at Saguaro Scuba. In this comprehensive course, you’ll learn essential techniques and safety measures tailored to diving in elevated environments. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the unique challenges and considerations of altitude diving, ensuring you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills to dive safely and confidently. With hands-on training and practical exercises, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of how altitude affects diving dynamics and how to adapt your approach accordingly. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced diver, this certification opens up a world of new diving opportunities in mountainous regions and beyond.

Topics covered include:

  • Purpose of Altitude Diving: Understand why diving at higher elevations is necessary and its importance.
  • Dive Tables: Learn about altitude-specific dive tables, including DCIEM, Bühlmann, and USN corrections.
  • Computer Usage: Explore dive computer capabilities and usage for altitude diving calculations.
  • Depth Gauge Corrections: Correct depth gauges and computers for accurate readings at altitude.
  • Hypoxia Awareness: Learn about the risks of hypoxia during altitude diving and how to manage them.
  • Altitude Levels: Gain knowledge of altitude levels and their effects on diving.
  • Dive Planning: Practice planning dives at altitude using appropriate tables and computing no-decompression information.
  • Equipment Check: Test and check all equipment, including depth gauges, watches, and computers, before diving.
  • Dive Skills: Demonstrate essential skills such as entering water, descending, monitoring depth, and ascending safely.
  • Certification Benefits: Upon completion, divers can independently engage in altitude diving within specified limits and earn credit towards the SDI Advanced Diver Development Program.

For more information about the SDI Altitude Diver Certification Course, click here.

SDI Standards and Procedures

Interested in diving deeper? The SDI Altitude Diver certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development program.

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