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Adv. Cave or Mine - DPV Diver (OC, Rebreather)

Adv. Cave or Mine - DPV Diver (OC, Rebreather)

This Program is designed to provide advanced training in cave or mine diving skills to the experienced, certified,

responsible cave diver who wishes to conduct dives that warrant Diver Propulsion Vehicle use and techniques. Expose cave or mine divers to conservation concerns and ethical responsibilities that present themselves during Diver Propulsion Vehicle uses either for extended penetration, touring, or exploration.

How deep can you dive with the IANTD Advanced Cave or Mine - 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 Mine Diver or higher or equivalent
    • Minimum Age 18 years old.
    • Proof of a minimum of 50 logged Cave or Mine Dives
  • Rebreather
    • Must be certified as IANTD Rebreather Cave or Mine Diver or equivalent
    • Minimum Age 18 years old.
    • Proof of a minimum of 50 logged Cave or Mine Dives and 50 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
  • Confined Water Sessions
  • Open Water Sessions

Wherever you want to go, IANTD can take you there!!

One of IANTD differentials in the formation of any confident and safe IANTD Diver is our training philosophy known as:

  • WATER - Wisdom, Attitude, Training, Experience and Repetition.

A relaxed confident diver is a safe diver who will enjoy exploring inner-space and pursue diving adventures for a lifetime.
by Tom Mount

International Association of Nitrox Divers, IAND, was formed in 1985 in response to the needs of the diving public. Up until that time, mixed gas diving and the use of decompression gasses was limited, in a formal way, to military and commercial divers.