Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
PADI-0002
Organization:
Location:
Hybrid
Length:
Self-paced (24 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 diving physiology
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to familiarize divers with the knowledge, skills, techniques and procedures necessary to safely plan, organize and participate in deep dives between the depths of 60 feet/18 meters to 130 feet/40 meters

Learning Outcomes:

  • explain and demonstrate the planning, organization, procedures and techniques of deep diving
  • explain the risk factors, problems and hazards of deep diving
  • explain the use of decompression tables, safety stops, and emergency decompression procedures
  • explain the use of special equipment and considerations for deep diving, including descent lines and buoyancy-control
  • explain the procedures for flying after diving and high-altitude diving

General Course Topics:

  • Why deep dive
  • What is a deep dive
  • Equipment for deep diving
  • Deep diving techniques: buddy contact and neutral buoyancy
  • Deep diving techniques: descents and ascents
  • Deep diving techniques: on the bottom
  • Deep diving techniques: safety stops and emergency decompression
  • Deep diving techniques: drift dives and wall dives
  • Gas narcosis
  • Decompression sickness
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Quizzes
  • Evaluation of performance mastery during four open water training dives.

Minimum Passing Score:

100%
Supplemental Materials

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