• TDI CAVE SURVEY

tdi_4color-LogoLG MEXICO UNDERGROUND & TDI CAVE SURVEY DIVER

The TDI Cave Survey Diver program is designed to give the trained cave divers the knowledge and fundamental skills of how to survey in the cave environment. The intention of this program is to encourage a standardization of cave surveying on projects. The use of cave maps in dive planning while increasing the diver’s awareness and knowledge of the surrounding environment.

Survey techniques taught include
– Sketching
– Tie-off stations
– Vertical surveying
– Large chambers
– Extended passages
– Radial surveys
– Data collection, verification and preparation
– Symbolism
– Cartography
– Single line maps
– High grade maps
– Cave environment/conservation

At Mexico Underground we run cave survey course over 5 days.
The class fee includes logistics and training materials, we highly recommend purchasing and owning your own equipment for cave diving but can rent cave equipment to students if required for use during your cavern and cave training.

AFTER TAKING AND COMPLETING MY TDI LEVEL ONE CAVE CCR DIVER CERTIFICATION WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

TDI Introduction to cave diver
TDI Full Cave CCR diver
And ranges of cave diving specialties including: Cave DPV, stage cave diver

Our Program Includes:

  • 5 Day’s of Training
  • 6 Training Dives
  • Online Learning
  • Gases
  • Transport to the caves
  • Snacks & Refreshments
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS ALL COURSES
Breathing System
– Backgas Reg Set.
– Sidemount Reg Set
– CCR. Rebreather
Deco Regulators
Stage Bailout Regulators
Mask + Back up Wetnote Book or Slate
Dive computer & Bottom Timer Compass
Appropriate exposure suit
Suit – Hoot – Boots – Drysuit
Full Bladded Fins.
Preferable with Spring Heel Straps
Wing / Backplate / Sidemount System
2 Cutting Tools Complete Rebreather for Rebreather Training.
++ CAVE EQUIPMENT / CAVE COURSES.
PRIMARY DIVE LIGHT 2 Back up Dive Lights
Primary Reel 330ft./100m. 2 x Spool
3 x Line Markers Helmet / Sidemount
Student Prerequisites TDI CAVE SURVEY DIVER
MINIMUM AGE Be a minimum age of eighteen (18)
MIN DRIVER LEVEL Intro to Cave Diver
AMOUNT OF DIVES 50 logged Divers
COURSE DURATION 4-5 days including 8 cave divers to a maximum depth of 130fsw/40msw
EQUIPMENTS / SYSTEM Open Circuit twin set. Sidemount and Rebreather