rEvo III CCR Level 1 Standards E

  1. Course: Closed Circuit Rebreather Diver Level I (CCR I). No decompression dives. Air diluent
  2. Course objectives: This course develops in the participant, the required abilities, knowledge and techniques to dive responsibly with the closed circuit rEvo rebreathers within sport diving and no-decompression limits to a limit of 40 metres using air diluent. After successful completion of the course the participant is entitled to dive with and purchase the rEvo III CCR.
  3. Pre-requisites: 50 logged dives, IART Advanced Nitrox Diver or equivalent qualification and a valid diving medical.
  4. Course content/duration: All theoretical and practical aspects of diving with the rEvo III CCR as described in the IART-manual. In addition to time spent by the participant reading through the manual, the course duration is not less than five days. It covers, in addition to extending and deepening the theoretical knowledge of the participant, training in pool/confined water and open water with not less than 6 dives and a minimum of 480 minutes total in-water time. During confined and open water training the instructor : student ratio is not permitted to exceed 1:2.
  5. Training aides: IART rEvo III CCR manual Level I incorporating the manufacturers current manual, rEvodream chart, air/nitrox dive tables, NOAA exposure tables, flash-cards, personal instructor materials.
  6. Mandatory equipment: complete diving equipment suitable to the environment, slate and pencil, bail-out cylinder und regulator with min. 600 litres supply, depth gauge and timer or dive computer.
  7. Training limits: max depth Pool/confined water: 5m. Minimum 60 minutes. OW dives: Maximum 2 OW dives per day over minimum 3 days: dive 1: max. 10m, OW dive 2: max 15m, OW dives 3+4: min 10m – max 20m, OW dives 5 + 6: min. 20m – max. 30m. No-decompression CCR dives planned to remain within limits of O/C nitrox tables.
  8. Dive skills: all skills contained in the IART CCR Level I manual must be taught and performed according to the required standards.
  9. Requirements for certification: Following completion of the theory lessons a written test must be passed. After successful demonstration of all required practical diving skills the certification is documented by the issue of a certificate and a positive identification card (PIC). In accordance with IART quality control, both the participant and instructor must sign the appropriate training protocol. The Instructor must retain this protocol with the student’s other training documents and a copy must be sent to the rEvo manufacturer.
  10. Certification: issued by IART HQ
  11. Certification: renewal: not required