Hi, We are very proud to announce the first scheduled course for the PADI/RNLI Diver Sea Survival Diver Speciality course. We are also very happy to donate all profits for this first course to the Guernsey Lifeboat.
Instructors : Padi MI/EFRIT # 647074 Steve Bougourd & Padi MSDT/EFRI # 350201 Marc Jenkins.
MAX Number 8/Prerequisites : PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying prerequisite certification./Minimum Age:12 years/Minimum Open Water Dives:2
Course Dates: Classroom session Saturday 21-01-17 meet Shop @ 09:00/Dive 1. Sunday 22-01-17 meet @ 09:30-11:30 SI Dive 2. 12:30-14:30 Location Havelet bay meet by the Fishy Tails Kiosk.
Course Overview and Goals
The purpose of the PADI RNLI Diver Sea Survival Specialty Diver Course is to cover the knowledge and skills to enable divers to be better prepared and skilled to dive in the UK environment.
The goals of RNLI Diver Sea Survival training are:
A. Pre-dive planning. (site conditions, tides and appropriate exit and entry points)
B. Reinforce buddy procedures and additional considerations when diving in low visibility.
C. Diving equipment checks appropriate for local environment. (including inspection for wear and tear and servicing requirements)
D. Appropriate emergency equipment orientation (location of emergency oxygen and first aid kit, emergency equipment to alert RNLI – visual and audible)
E. Practice diving with a surface marker buoy and deployment of delayed surface marker buoys.
F. Demonstrate effective emergency surface positions to maintain position, diver contact and warmth. (group huddle, contact with a stationary object and crouch position)
COST £120 pp ( please note kit is not included but the basic set up can be hired through our web site as normal ) To book your place please go to our web site and click on Learn then Padi Speciality courses then Choose an option then PADI/RNLI Diver Sea Survival Diver.
Items you will need to purchase for this course and are NOT for hire include the following.
Surface marker buoy, such as a delayed surface marker buoy (DSMB).
• Appropriate reel for use with a Surface Marker Buoy (SMB)
• Knife/cutting tool
• Audio Signaling Device
• Visual Signaling Devices at the surface appropriate for low visibility (recommend: strobe lights, torches, flares and reflective markers on hoods and SMBs etc.)
• Buddy Line or appropriate equipment to maintain contact with diver and stationary objects.Spare parts kit.
We will be putting together a KitPak that will include the above for purchase from our shop at a discounted course price, so please pop in and see us.