These IANTD DPV programs will introduces the diver to the use of underwater propulsion vehicles. The programs cover the basic principles of DPV diving and are designed to introduce divers to the skills and knowledge required for use of propulsion vehicles.
IANTD Training requires an emphasis on awareness, dive-planning, teamwork, environment, stress management, navigation, conservation, standard and emergency procedures, DPV maintenance and trouble shooting and the potential hazards of diving with a DPV.
|DPV Diver (OC & CCR)
This Program is designed to provide training in the use of Diver Propulsion Vehicles (DPV's) in Open Water.
The purpose of this course is to expose divers to conservation concerns and ethical responsibilities that present themselves during DPV use either for touring, or exploration.
|Cave / Mine DPV Diver (OC & CCR)
This Program is designed to provide training in the use of Diver Propulsion Vehicles (DPV's) in the overhead environment.
The course trains the diver in the safe operation of diver propulsion vehicles, firstly in the open water to develop skills then in the overhead environment to put the learnt skills in to practice. The course covers emergency procedures including DPV failure, diver tows and gas shares whilst using DPV's.