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TDI Full Cave Diver Course

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Course Overview

This course is the third and last stage in the training of cave divers development program. Advanced cave diving planning, the practical execution of different types of cave systems and scenarios divers encounter are presented. This cave diving course is not intended to prepare divers for evaluating all facets of cave diving. The objective of this course is to expand and critique previous skills accomplished in the Cavern and Introductory cave diving programs. Emphasis is placed upon dive planning and skill perfection trough actual cave penetration.


Minumum age of 15.
Introductory Cave diver certified.

Details of the course

The Full Cave diver course covers:

  • Policy for cave diving
  • Gas matching procedures and management to include dissimilar volume
  • Psychological considerations
  • Equipment consideration
  • Communication
  • Swimming techniques
  • Physiology
  • Cave environment
  • Cave conservation
  • Problem solving
  • Accident analysis
  • Review of dive tables and decompression theory
  • Cavern diving etiquette

Course duration and number of dives

The Full Cave diver course is a 4 day course and 8 dives are required.

Course Price

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Additional costs

Technical Rental equipment if needed. set p/day
Purchase of spool, mainline reel, line arrows and wriste slate
TDI Full Cave Manual. 1500.00 THB
TDI certification fees 1500.00 THB

Equipment requirement

The Full Cave Diver course has some specific equipment requirement more than your standard technical dive gear. The full cave diver program requires 3 lights, 2 spools and main line, 2 cutting devices and line arrow and cokkies.

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