Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Course module
Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Age limit
18-127 years

Minimum requirements
* AOWD certification or equivalent
* good health - completed health questionnaire before the start of the course
* completed Logbook

Certification after the course
* globally recognized certification for Diver Propulsion Vehicle diving

Course type
* Special Diving Courses
Diving with at least one diving partner - "buddy".
"Buddy" is the worldwide name for a diving partner

Course/ lesson section
* theory  - instructor's explanation - according to the manual or presentation with a minimum range of 2 hours
* open water exercises with a diving device with a minimum range of 2 dives, where each of the dives must last at least 20 minutes bottom time
* final theoretical and practical exam with a minimum requirement of 80% passing score

Type of teaching

Theory + practical part

Practical teaching with diving device - mandatory diving equipment for the course
* diving ABCD - mask, snorkel, fins, neoprene boots
* underwater scooter
* diving equipment appropriate to the conditions in which the training will take place - hood, gloves, etc.
* diving device, i.e. regulator - 1st stage and two 2nd stages - primary with a hose length of 150-210 cm and secondary suspended on rubber under the chin, inflator hose, manometer, buoyancy control device (BCD), integrated weight system and tank filled with air or nitrox - up to 40% oxygen content

Course length
* 2 hours of theory + minimum 2 dives á 20 minutes

Lecturer support
* Diving Instructor + Supervisor, i.e. Divemaster or Assistant Instructor or Assistant Divemaster
* the course is led by experienced diving instructors who focus on clear and safe training

The Diver Propulsion Vehicle course is one of the specialized courses within our training system
Completion of the Diver Propulsion Vehicle course is a prerequisite for participation in other diving courses from the portfolio of technical, medical, meditation, but also children's courses offered by DES.
In our Diver Propulsion Vehicle course manual you will find all the necessary information for diving and also everything related to scuba diving for advanced divers.
All topics have a logical sequence, so that your learning is easy to remember and understand.
And in this spirit, your course will take place.

Course process
* introductory briefing, positive motivation, energization of the organism
* introduction to the basic points and limits of the lesson and course
* positive relaxation, preparation for practical exercises
* assembly - "equipment" of the diving device, subsequent check of the correctness of the assembly, complete set for diving
* preparation of an underwater scooter, battery connection
* verification of speed control functionality
* planning procedures and techniques for scuba diving
* pre-immersion preparation - water tightness test
* immersion training
* practice of positive, neutral and negative buoyancy while riding an underwater scooter
* care of the underwater scooter after diving and during storage
* final debriefing

* upon successful completion of the course, you will receive an internationally valid
diving certification of the Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Diver Propulsion Vehicle certification entitles you to
* dive with Propulsion Vehicle

Self-study before and during the course
You will find all study materials in the e-learning section of the des.blue website
We offer training program for closed and corporate groups.
You can complete training dives with us according to your wishes in the
Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Egypt, Malta etc.


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* ScubaForce - detailed offer you find HERE
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