Overheads environments all have one thing in common – whether you’re deep within the confines of a sunken ship wreck, under ice or exploring the inky-blackness of a mine, direct ascent to the surface is not an option. Discover a new dimension in diving by learning to safely and competently explore these mysterious environments…
IANTD’s range of overhead environment training programs allow you to develop your skills and knowledge of OHE diving in a safe, progressive and controlled manner under the direct supervision of your IANTD Instructor.
Building upon your existing knowledge and skills, you’ll learn the benefits and hazards of diving in an overhead environment and develop your dive skills to safely and competently plan and conduct dives in such an environment.
Limited Wreck Penetration
The IANTD Limited Wreck Diver program is designed to train the diver in the equipment, skills and procedures required to safely and competently dive in the overhead environment of a wreck. The IANTD Wreck Diver program trains the diver in the basic skills needed to safely dive in an overhead environment.
The main focus points of the program include equipment configuration, line drills and use of line reels and developing self sufficiency and safety through skills development.
Prerequisites: Must be a qualified as an Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent Must prneude proof of a minimum of 10 dives Must be a minimum of 15 years of age with a parent or guardian authorisation, or a minimum of 18 years of age without guardian approval
Equipment Requirements: IANTD Limited Wreck Diver Student Kit A dual-outlet cylinder is recommended A 1 metre / 40 inch long hose is required – a 2 metre / 5 – 7 ft long hose is recommended A primary reel and/or safety reel Two lights
Advanced Wreck Diver
The IANTD Advanced Wreck Diver program is designed to train the diver in extended wreck penetration and the use of EANx for wreck exploration and EANx and oxygen for decompression. The main focus points of the program include equipment configuration and the advancement of skills previously developed on the IANTD Limited Wreck Diver program. Skills covered include the use of line reels and line drills, developing self sufficiency and safety Prerequisites: Must be a qualified as an IANTD Deep Diver or equivelent. For Technical Wreck Diver, must also be IANTD EANx qualified Must prneude proof of a minimum of 70 dives (or 40 logged dives if already qualified as an IANTD Limited Wreck Diver) Must be a minimum of 18 years of age Equipment Requirements: IANTD Advanced Wreck Diver Student Kit Fulfill general equipment requirements for technical diver programs A primary reel and/or safety reel A primary light and two backup lights