Are you finding your no- decompression limits (NDLs) a limiting factor to dives? Do you have to ascend sooner than you would like? As sport divers, planned decompression is not something that we do or have been taught.The TDI Decompression Procedures Course prepares you for planned staged decompression diving. With a maximum operating depth of 45 metres, this course is your first step beyond the normal sport diving limits. The TDI Decompression Procedures Course combined with the TDI Advanced Nitrox course form the foundation of all other technical courses. After these two courses and some additional experience, the stage has been set for you to move onto additional technical levels.

Who this course is for:

The certified Advanced Diver and TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver looking to expand their knowledge of decompression theory and diving techniques, who is interested in extending their bottom time, Advanced Diver who has interest in moving forward with technical diving education

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18

  • Minimum certification of SDI Advanced Adventure Diver, TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver, or equivalent

  • Proof of 25 logged open water dives

What you can expect to learn:

  • Decompression dive planning and decompression diving procedures

  • Equipment selection

  • Pre-dive checks and drills. Team awareness and communication

  • Correct trim, buoyancy and fin technique. Used twinset or sidemount and stage decompression cylinder

  • Emergency procedures (equipment failures, catastrophic gas loss, omitted decompression, navigational errors, etc.)

  • Planning and Performing a Deep (45m) Decompression Dive

What’s in it for you?

Ability to conduct decompression diving activities with a maximum operating depth of 45 metres and using one decompression stage. Ability to enroll in TDI Extended Range, TDI Trimix courses

TDI Decompression Diver minimum certification requirements:

Satisfactorily complete the TDI Decompression Procedures course written examination. Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently. Demonstrate mature, sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

How can you apply for this course?

Book a course from BaikalTek instructor. Spare 3-4 days for diving under the instructor supervision. Shallow diving for skills and decompression dives with a maximum depth of 45 meters. Spare a 1-2 days for personal training of the skills gained. Make a dive to demonstrate all the skills of an Decompression Procedures Diver.

Besides, BaikalTek instructors are there to deliver many other tech courses (please, visit this website for more detail). Some of our instructors are tech diving pioneers and have the highest rank of a dive coach qualification! They made record deep dives. All BaikalTek instructors polish their professional skills during multiple deep dives. Intro to Tech course and other tech courses from Lake Baikal tech instructor are sure to be on a very high professional level. BaikalTek logo on your certificate is a symbol of high quality education.

For professionals: you can get TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor qualifications. Please, contact us for more detail.

The cost of the course is 42000 rubles.

The price includes: theory in the classroom, open water dives on Lake Baikal, gases, certification for TDI Decompression Procedures Diver. Not included: rental of personal equipment.