~ TECHNICAL SCUBA COURSES ~

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TDI Nitrox Diver

The TDI Nitrox course offered here at Scuba Central PA is an entry level course for divers that want to learn how to utilize enriched air nitrox (EAN) as a breathing gas. Few things have had such an impact on the world of recreational diving more than the introduction of nitrox. It accomplishes this simply by allowing the diver more time underwater.

During this course you will learn the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for diving with nitrox mixtures of EAN 22 to EAN 40. For more info visit: TDI Nitrox Diver. Other topics covered by your TDI Instructor during this course will inclulde:

*Equipment considerations *Cylinder Labeling
*Analysis of Nitrox Fills *And More!

 

 

TDI Intro to Tech Diving

The TDI Intro to Tech course is the perfect course for divers who have heard about technical diving and want to find out more about this exciting branch of advanced recreational diving. This course walks students through the special techniques, planning procedures and skills that set technical diving apart from traditional sport diving.

Students will learn how to improve their dive planning methods, in-water skills and streamline their existing gear configuration, in a non-threatening and fun learning environment. For more info visit: TDI Intro to Tech Diving. Specific skills learned in this course are:

*Advanced Buoyancy Control *Situational Awareness
*Gear Configuration & Selection *Trim
*Gas Management *Many More!

 

 

TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver

The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course qualifies divers to use enriched air nitrox from EAN 21 through EAN 100 within your current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 metres/130 feet during dives hat do not require staged decompression.

It is common place for this course to be taught in conjunction with the TDI Decompression Procedures course, this can be considered the foundation of your technical diving career. For more info visit: TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver. This course will cover topics such as:

*Equipment Requirements *Dive Planning
*Oxygen Tracking *Blending Methods

 

 

TDI Decompression Procedures

The TDI Decompression Procedures course teaches the student and prepares them for planned staged decompression diving. With a maximum operating depth of 45m/150 feet, this course is your first step in going beyond the normal limits of sport or recreational diving.

The TDI Decompressions Procedures course combined with the TDI Advanced Nitrox course creates the foundation of all other tech diving courses. For more info and related material visit: TDI Decompression Procedures Diver.

During this course your TDI Instructor will provide you with valuable information and skills, among the topics covered are:

*Kit Set-up *Equipment Requirements
*Decompression Techniques *Gas Management
*Decompression Breathing Gases *Contingency Planning