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Deep Diver Specialty Course Aqaba, Jordan

Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 40 meters /130 ft with Deep Diver Course Aqaba, Jordan. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control.

Description of Deep Diver course

The lure of the deep. There’s something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites while diving. Sometimes it’s a wreck that attracts you below 18 meters/60 feet, and on wall dives it may be a giant fan or sponge. Whatever it is, to scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 meters/130 feet, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course.

If you’ve earned the PADI Adventure Diver rating or higher, and you’re at least 15 years old, you can enroll in the Deep Diver course Aqaba.
Your training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits.

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Why do a specialty course in Deep Diving?

Deeper you go in Scuba Diving, the more careful a diver has to be to ensure correct procedures. Especially for decompression, safety stops and deep stops are performed to prevent decompression sickness.  A lot more can go wrong the deeper you go as the pressure builds up, equipment  is under greater stress. Also there are other things that can affect a deep diver such as Nitrogen narcosis that divers need to be aware of to ensure a safe dive. This course helps divers become more aware of the planning and dangers of deep diving and allows you to dive at a depth safely.

The course introduces a whole new level of excitement as it can be exhilarating. Hence the ability to safely dive at deeper depths opens up a whole new variety of dive site to a recreational scuba diver. Many ship wrecks or interesting dive sites are at the edges of recreational limits. Therefore can only be safely accessed by those divers who are knowledgeable and have experience diving at depths.

What does Deep Course cover?

Course is to include three open water training dives, which are usually conducted over a period of at least two days. Minimum depth required for open water is between 18 to 30 meters/60 to 100 feet, with no dive exceeding 40 meters/130 feet. Instructor ensures that all dives are conducted within the no-decompression limits, with deeper dives being conducted first.

Deep diver course covers the following:

  1. planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving.
  2. risk factors and decompression-tables review.
  3. safety stops and emergency decompression procedures.
  4. special equipment, descent lines and buoyancy-control considerations.
  5. procedures for flying after diving and high-altitude diving.
  6. orientation to recompression chamber.

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