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TDI Sidemount Diver Course

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Course Overview

This course is designed to teach certified divers how to safely utilize side-mounted primary cylinders as an alternative to the traditional back-mounted configuration. This course can be combined with other TDI courses such as: Decompression Procedures, Extended Range, Trimix, Advanced Trimix and Advanced Wreck. If combined the standards for both courses must be met.


Minimum age of 18.
Open Water certified.

Details of the course

The Sidemount diver course covers:

  • Gas matching & management
  • Physiology
  • Equipment consideration
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Tight spaces
  • Conservation
  • Specific S-Drils to sidemount

Course duration and number of dives

The Sidemount diver course is a 2 day course and 3 dives are required.

Course Price

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Additional costs

Sidemount Rental equipment if needed. set p/day
Purchase of spool, SMB and wriste slate
TDI Sidemount Manual. 1500.00 THB
TDI Certification. 1500.00 THB

Equipment requirement

The Sidemount Diver course has some specific equipment required for this course on top of the standard gear. All students must own or purchase a spool, SMB and wrist slate. We supply the tanks and required breathing gases.

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