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Why DECO 50 Might Be Right For You


IF YOU’RE AFTER MORE BOTTOM TIME, CHECK THIS OUT This Speciality is for divers who are ready to experience the thrill of getting more bottom time and venturing to a maximum depth of 50 metres (165 feet). RAID Deco 50 will introduce students to the skills and techniques to plan and carry out staged decompression dives using mixed gases including helium to reduce narcosis, threat of oxygen toxicity, and to significantly lessen the work of breathing (a major contributor to carbon dioxide buildup). This program covers: Remember, before enrolling in any diving course, make sure you meet the prerequisites and are comfortable with the potential risks associated with deep and decompression diving. Taking a RAID Deco 50 Diver course can provide several benefits. For example, this course will enhance your diving skills and knowledge, especially related to deep diving and decompression diving using breathing gas mixes. During this course students focus on Safety Training: to safely plan and execute deeper dives with required decompression stops, emphasizing team protocols and procedures. Graduates from this program enjoy Extended Dive Times by understanding and using decompression gas mixes to can extend allowable dive times at greater depths compared to traditional air diving. Diving a little deeper and longer than untrained divers opens up Exploration Opportunities. Using the training from this course, students are able to explore a wider range of dive sites that are deeper and require decompression stops. Our Deco 50 program highlights a different approach to learning staged decompression diving, and has been written with the new technical diver in mind, so you benefit from a training program designed from scratch using the most up-to-date techniques and technology. Unique to RAID, divers wanting to participate in technical open circuit programs and who are certified in Deep 40, Master Rescue and Nitrox may bypass the Deco 40 program. The course has modern, graphic rich manuals which explore and introduce a modern skill set placing emphasis on managing skill mastery while neutrally buoyant. The skills themselves have been up as well with desire being that RAID divers will use a similar equipment configuration and perform the skills in a similar fashion. The Manuals Are Also “User Friendly” For Sidemount Divers Prerequities Documented proof of prerequisite requirements needs to be presented to the Dive Centre for approval prior to any in water training. The Program Employs the Following Gases Oxygen enriched gas (EANx / Nitrox) mixes from 21% to a maximum of 50% oxygen content. A maximum of 27% Helium content. Course Content Equipment Requirements The above is subject to the RAID General Diving Standards and change without notice. Register for FREE at To find out more about this course just contact us here Be unafRAID and get started today!.