Torfaen & District Sub Aqua Club
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
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.
Low Visibility 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.