Semi Closed Rebreather Diver Level 1(SCR Level I)
No Stop gasses for the course are Nitrox 32 and 40
This course trains the participant in the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary for safe and responsible diving with the Draeger “Dolphin / Ray” semi closed rebreather within no-stop times and recreational depth limits. After successful completion the participant may purchase and/or dive a Draeger “Dolphin” or “Ray”
Minimum 50 logged dives, Advanced Open Water or equivalent qualification, Nitrox Diver certification and valid diving medical.
All theoretical and practical aspects of diving with the Draeger “Dolphin / Ray” as described in the IART manual. Course duration, after preparatory home-study of the manual, is generally 3 days. In addition to theory development, practical training in pool/confined water and in open water with not less than 240 minutes accumulated in-water time.
The Instructor : student ratio must not exceed 1:2
IART SCR manual Level I, Air/Nitrox tables, NOAA exposure tables, IART flash-cards and IART Instructor presentation materials.
complete diving equipment including slate, depth gauge/timer or dive computer.
Limits: maximum depth for pool/confined water: 5m,
open water dive 1: 10m,
open water dives 2 -4: min. 20m – max 30m.
Dive duration not to exceed OC Nitrox no-stop times.
Training in all skills as described in the IART SCR Level 1 manual, in both confined and open water.
Requirements for certification:
After completion of all theory elements a written test must be undertaken. Following successful completion of all practical training, certification is documented by issue of certificate and PIC. In accordance with IART Quality Control, the student and Instructor are required to fill in the training protocol form. The instructor must retain this form with the student file.