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CMAS Cave I Instructor Course

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Course Overview

The course is designed to teach instructors to train the open water diver to dive safely in an overhead environment. This course is an extension of recreational diving designed for the use of a SINGLE TANK, and upon completing the course, a diver will possess the skills, knowledge, dive planning abilities, and problem solving techniques to safely cavern dive within no-decompression limits.


Minimum age of 20.
One Star instructor certified.
Advanced Nitrox instructor certified.
Proof of 300 logged dives of which 100 are cavern dives, 30 cave dives in zone 2, 20 cave dives in zone 3 of wich 5 are in 40msw in 10 different systems.
Proof of assisting 2 complete cave 1 divers.

Details of the course

The Cave I instructor course covers:

  • Cavern systems
  • Specialized equipment
  • Buyancy & Trim
  • Hazards of cave diving

Course duration and number of dives

The Cave I Instructor course is a 3 day course and 4 dives are required.

Course Price

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Additional costs

Recreational Rental equipment if needed. set p/day.
Upgrade Fees.

Equipment requirement

The Cave I Instructor course has some specific equipment requirement more than your standard recreational dive gear. The candidate needs to add to the standard kit two diving torches, a spool, a mainline reel, wet notes, line arrows and a wriste slate.

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