Torfaen & District Sub Aqua Club
A diver who is comprehensively trained, experienced and responsible and is qualified to organise and lead a wide range of adventurous and challenging diving activities. An Advanced Diver can manage and supervise all branch diving activities including branch expeditions, the exploration of unfamiliar locations, and the managing of dives using developing technology and techniques.
Shown below are the critierias required to obtain the grade of Advanced Diver.
AT1 - Classroom Lesson - The Role of the Advanced Diver
AT2 - Classroom Lesson - Advanced Diving
AT3 - Classroom Lesson - Organising Diving from different
AP1 - Dry Practical Lesson - Expedition Planning
AT4 - Classroom Lesson - Review of Diving Conditions & On-Site
AO1 - Open Water Lesson - Diving & Rescue Skills Review
AO2 - Open Water Lesson - Rescue Skills & Management Review
AP2 - Dry Practical Lesson - Dive Management & Planning
To ensure that student receive experience in a range of conditions, the Open Water dives must include the conditions from the following list. To ensure consolidation of the experience requirements, each of the conditions should be experienced on at least three dives.
Dive in Tidal Waters
In addition, a further 6 dives should include at least 3 of the following conditions:-
No Clear Surface Dive
Mixed Gas Dive
Advanced Decompression Dive
Surface Location Dive
Students must also carry out a number of qualifying dives under the following conditions:-
10off Dives from Boats
10off Dive Leading Dives
6off Dives with a depth greater than 30metres.
Students must also Manage all diving under the following conditions:-
1off Two Day Dive
2off Unknown Dive Sites
2off Known/ Unknown Dive Sites