This course will provide the diver with a basic understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to minimize risks and maximize experiences in ice diving. Ice diving is defined as a penetration under solid ice.
Coverage will include fresh water diving, purpose, planning, organization, operation, procedures, problems, special risks of overhead environments, gas management, personnel, visibility, equipment (additions and modifications), first aid for hypothermia and frostbite, techniques, surface support, communications, hazards and cautions, lost diver, emergency procedures, plus search and rescue and limited visibility diving and if appropriate, altitude diving procedures.
PREREQUISITES FOR ENTERING THE COURSE
Age. Minimum is 18 years. Certification: Advanced Scuba Diver certification or the equivalent is required.
COMPLETION FOR CERTIFICATION
Cost - Call for Current
Price includes courseware, not included equipment, rentals, fills or fees (boat or quarry)
The Illinois Institute of Diving
245 W Roosevelt Rd, Building 2 Suite 8, West Chicago, Il 60185
800-How-Dive (469-3483) ~ 630-469-3483
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Open: Monday thru Friday 11:00 am - 8:00pm Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00pm ~ Sunday by appointment
www.iidscuba.com ~ email firstname.lastname@example.org
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