The twin-set diver course is a great way to increase your dive times, learn about the equipment and procedures for safer, longer, planned decompression diving and is a great introduction to technical diving.
It is a stand-alone course that is complimented by the Accelerated Decompression Procedures (ADP) course and when certified as both you will be an Advanced Twinset Diver and be able to more fully enjoy the benefits of twin-set diving.
Enrolment requirements and course content
|Minimum 14 years old|
|Minimum Sports Diver or equivalent from another dive agency|
|Demonstrate proficient dive skills|
|4 Theory modules|
|1 Confined water session|
|1 Open water session|
|Learn to use a manifolded Twinset|
In essence you will learn how to set up, configure and store the equipment required for twin-set diving, how to safely plan and prepare for longer dives , as well as learning the in water skills and drills to be a safe twin-set diver.
- twin-set kit configuration
- how to set up a twin-set
- how to respond to kit failure
- shut down drills
- gas isolation
- multi-contingent dive planning including run-time schedules
You will complete the theory and put this in to practice in a dry session before getting in the water to learn and practice the skills. You will be continually assessed throughout the course.
Upon completion of the twin-set diver course you will be able to plan and conduct twin-set dives within your certification limits for both depth and gas.
You will also be able to become an Advanced Twin-set Diver and dive to a maximum depth of 40m by completing the Accelerated Decompression Procedures (ADP) course.
The Accelerated Decompression Procedures (ADP) course is a logical next step to increase your gas options and further extend your diving. You can then go on to become a Sport Mixed Gas Diver 50m.
To make the most of your longer dives you could enroll on another SDC such as the Underwater Photography course.
Alternatively, you could explore becoming a Twin-set and ADP instructor.