• TDI CCR Cave Level 1

tdi_4color-LogoLG MEXICO UNDERGROUND & TDI CCR CAVE LEVEL 1 DIVER

Part one of two levels in gaining full cave CCR certification, the course is designed to develop the minimum skills and knowledge for cave diving and overhead environment diving passed the natural light zone, training is conducted in full cave equipment, with an approved rebreather. The cenotes of Mexico provide a great place to spend hours in the shallow warm clear water working on your skills in becoming a cave rebreather diver.

The level one cave rebreather diver program in not intended to provide instruction for all cave diving environments, you may select to combine the level one cave class and full cave CCR class over a an extended duration of 9 days.

The objective of this course is to train divers in the proper planning, procedures, techniques and hazards of cave diving when using a closed circuit rebreather. Including cave control, balance & Buoyancy, finning techniques, line and reel use, rebreather configuration for overhead environments and setup, basic drills for loss of visibility and loss of line are all coved in our curriculum.

At Mexico Underground we run the level one cave CCR course over 6 days, and 9 days if you am to certify as a TDI Full Cave CCR diver.
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, and survey cave diver.

Our Program Includes:

  • 5-9 Day’s of Training
  • 8-16 Training Dives
  • Online Learning
  • Gases (Air/O2 & Bailout)
  • 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 CCR CAVE LEVEL 1 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