Sidemount Specialty Course Content

The Sidemount Diver Course has two parts:

  • Knowledge Development (you will be given a course manual for you to study, independently prior to your open water dives) to introduce you to the benefits and differences when sidemount diving.
  • 1 x Confined Water (Pool) Dive
  • 3 x Open Water Dives;
    • Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment.
    • Trim your weight system and sidemount gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
    • Manage gas by switching second stages as planned, if wearing two cylinders.
    • Respond correctly to potential problems when sidemount diving.

The course takes place over 2-3 days.

Courses are scheduled on demand.

Sidemount rig rental is $100. All other equipment rental is free of charge for this course.