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dive leader

A diver who has the skill & level of knowledge to participate in and lead a range of adventurous dives including those requiring detailed dive, breathing gas and decompression planning to a depth not exceeding 50m. A Dive Leader also has rescue management skills.

Shown below are the critierias required to obtain the grade of Dive Leader

DT1 - Classroom Lesson - The Role of the Dive Leader


DO1 - Open Water Lesson - DSMB Use


DO2 - Open Water Lesson - Dive Leader Demonstration


DO3 - Open Water Lesson - Dive Leading Practice


DT2 - Classroom Lesson - Basic Life Support


DT3 - Classroom Lesson - Oxygen & Diving Incidents


DT4 - Classroom Lesson - Casualty Assessment


DT5 - Classroom Lesson - Oxygen Administration Equipment


DT6 - Classroom Lesson - Oxygen Administration in Practice


DT7 - Classroom Lesson - Use of Oxygen Administration Equipment


DT8 - Classroom Lesson - Dive Planning


D04 - Open Water Lesson - Shot Recovery by Simple Lift


DT9 - Rescue Management Part 1


D05 - Open Water Lesson - Rescue Management Scenarios


DT10 - Classroom Lesson - Helicopter Operations


DT11 - Rescue Management Part 2


D06 - Open Water Lesson - Diving & Rescue Skills Review


D07 - Open Water Lesson - Rescue Skills Review


DT12 - Classroom Lesson - The Role of the Dive Manager


Theory Assessment


DP1 - Dry Practical Lesson - Dive Management 1


DP2 - Dry Practical Lesson - Dive Management 2

To ensure that student receive experience in a range of conditions, the Open Water dives must include five conditions from the following, appropriate to the local conditions in which they will subsequently be diving.


Planned Decompression


Navigation Dive


Low Visibility Dive


Night Dive


Wreck Dive


Drift Dive


Wall Dive


Minimum of twenty dives / 600 min confirmed since qualifying as Sport Diver.


In addition,Students must carry out a number of qualifying dives under the following conditions:-


6off Dives from Boats


8off Dive Leading Dives


10off Dives with a depth greater than 25metres.