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PADI Semi-Closed Rebreather Diver Course

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Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce divers to the Dräger Dolphin/Atlantis semiclosed rebreather and develop the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to use this type of rebreather. The course reviews the planning, organization, procedures, potential problems and hazards associated with semiclosed rebreather diving. It specifically focuses on the features, accessories, maintenance and proper use of the Dolphin/Atlantis semiclosed rebreather.


Minimum age of 15.
Advanced Open Water diver certified or Open Water diver certified with proof of 10 logged dives.
Nitrox diver certified.

Details of the course

The Semi-Closed Rebreather diver course covers:

  • Advantages/Disadvantages of a rebreather
  • Semi-Closed Rebreather unit components
  • Semi-Closed Rebreather planning
  • Hazards and emergency's with Semi-Closed Circuit units

Course duration and number of dives

The Semi-Closed Rebreather Diver 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.
Purchase of spool, SMB and wriste slate.
Candidates can choose to run this program from our Luxurious Yachts involving additional costs.

Equipment requirement

The Semi-Closed Rebreather Diver course has no specific equipment requirement more than your standard recreational dive gear. We do however require that all divers carry a spool, SMB and wriste slate.

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