Advanced Cave - DPV Diver (OC, SCR & CCR)

Advanced Cave – DPV Diver (OC, SCR & CCR)


This Program is designed to provide advanced training in cave diving skills to the experienced, certi- fied, responsible cave diver who wishes to conduct dives that warrant Diver Propulsion Vehicle use and techniques.

How deep can you dive with the IANTD Advanced Cave – DPV Diver (OC, SCR, CCR) Program?

No dives may be conducted to depths greater than the qualification of the student.

What do you need to enroll in this program?

  • Open Circuit
    • IANTD Technical Cave Diver or higher or equivalent
    • Minimum Age 18 years old.
    • Proof of a minimum of 50 logged Cave Dives
  • Rebreather
    • Must be certified as IANTD CCR Cave Diver or IANTD SCR Cave Diver or equivalent
    • Minimum Age 18 years old.
    • Proof of a minimum of 25 logged Cave Dives and 35 hours on the rebreather to be used.

What is the minimum materials requirements?

  • For Rebreather: IANTD Rebreather Cave Diver Student Kit
  • For Open Circuit: IANTD Cave Diver Student Kit.

What this program must include?

  • Academic Sessions
    • Physics
    • Equipment
    • Physiology
    • Diving
    • … and much more.
  • Confined Water Sessions
    • Survival Skills;
    • Bouancy Skills;
    • Propulsion Skills … and much more.
  • Open Water Sessions
    • On a mine dive, with eyes closed or lights off simulate blacked out cave conditions maintaining contact with buddy and dive line using touch communications;
    • Out of Gas Scenario;
    • Regulator Failure Drill, Practice of ALL Emergency Scenarios and much more …

What makes an IANTD class different?

  • More knowledge!
  • More Practical Skills & Emergency Drills
  • Focus on have better, more confortable and safer divers

Why you should enroll to an IANTD Programs?

  • Simply because Train Divers is What Does Best;
  • IANTD is always ahead of time and leading the diving education as we are known to be always the First to Teach;
  • IANTD has a well elaborated and progressive training.

Just to list a few of classes you can enroll in after this one!

  • Normoxic Trimix Diver (OC, SCR, CCR)
  • Advanced Cave – Stage/Multi-Stage Diver (OC Only)
  • Advanced Cave – Survey Diver (OC, SCR, CCR)