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SDI Visual Inspection Procedures Course

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Course Overview

This course is designed to promote safety in the care and maintenance of high pressure scuba cylinders. One of its goals is to raise the consciousness of the industry to the need to meet and exceed the minimum standards established by the Code of Federal Regulations. Another goal is to train inspectors in the proper filling and inspection techniques including the identification of the various defective conditions that can lead to cylinder rejection or condemnation.


Minimum age of 18.
Affiliated to an organisation that deals with high pressure air compressor and filling station.

Details of the course

The Visual Inspection Procedures course covers:

  • Legal requirements
  • Safe handling of scuba cylinders
  • Tools and their use
  • Visual inspection indications
  • Criteria for rejection or condemnation
  • Visual Inspection procedure

Course duration and number of dives

The Visual Inspection Procedures course is a 1 day course and no diving is required.

Course Price

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Additional costs

No additional costs

Equipment requirement

There is no equipment requirement, though purchasing the specific tools would be a good idea.

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