MKVI Rebreather Diver Course

This is the TDI Poseidon Rebreather MKVI Course available in Phuket Thailand and Brisbane Australia, 1st level to 30 meters, diver certification, for divers wishing to use the MK VI Discovery Closed Circuit Rebreather.

This is the entry level certification course for divers wishing to utilize a Discovery Poseidon MKVI Rebreather (CCR) for air diluents diving. The objective of the course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for diving a Discovery Poseidon MKVI CCR and to develop basic diving skills to a maximum of 30 metres/100 feet using air as a diluent. No decompression diving is allowed on this course. The skills include:

  • Unit buildup
  • Intact breathing loop verification
  • Electronic self test
  • Emergency procedures
  • Proper maintenance of the unit

The objective of this course is to train divers to develop basic rebreather diving skills appropriate to diving within the normal recreational depth limits for no decompression diving to 30 metres / 100feet using oxygen and an air diluent.


Student Prerequisites TDI Poseidon rebreather MKVI course:

Minimum age: Must be at least 18 years old
Min certification/diver level: Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent
Be a Nitrox Diver, or equivalent: Nitrox course may be combined with this course!
Min amount of dives: Have a minimum of 20 logged open water dives
Course Duration: 5 days including 6 dives to a maximum depth of 30 meter
System: CCR
Prerogatives: Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may use the Poseidon MK VI CCR Air Diluent not to exceed the manufacturer’s designed depth maximum or 30 metres.
Certification available through: TDI
Combination of courses: Advanced Wreck – Caves
What Can I do next: Air Diluent Decompression Diver MKVI 45 mtr

SCHEDULE CCR COURSES

CCR REBREATHER courses schedule. For diver levels only. The CCR cave courses are not included in this schedule.
COURSES:DAY:TIME:LOCATION:TO DO:DIVE DEPTH:
ALL TDI, IART, PADI CCR COURSES18:30 AM
2:00 PM till 6:00 PM
CLASSROOM
POOL OR BEACH DIVE
THEORYN/A
ALL TDI, PADI CCR COURSES28:30 AM till 6 PMBOAT3 DIVESMAX 40 METERS
IART CCR COURSES28:30 AM
2:00 PM till 6:00 PM
CLASSROOM
BEACH DIVE
THEORYMAX 15 METERS
ALL TDI, IART, PADI CCR COURSES38:30 AM till 6 PMBOAT3 DIVESMAX 30 METERS
ALL TDI, IART, PADI CCR COURSES48:30 AM till 6 PMBOAT3 DIVESMAX 45 METERS
ALL TDI, IART CCR TRIMIX COURSES58:30 AM till 6 PMBOAT3 DIVESMAX 65 METERS
TDI, IART CCR ADV TRIMIX COURSES68:30 AM till 6 PMSONG HONG3 DIVESMAX 100 METERS
COMBINED COURSES 68:30 AM till 6 PMBOAT & if Trimix SONG HONG CAVE3 DIVESMAX 100 METERS
CCR POSEIDON
REBREATHER COURSES CCR POSEIDON
PADI AOW CCR Poseidon
TDI  CCR Poseidon Course
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS ALL CCR COURSES
During a mixed gas course you will need more Stage regs
Mask + Back-up maskBCD (wing) and harness
Depth gauge/trimix computer Timing device and backup timing device
Appropriate exposure suitKnife/cutting device and backup
Two inflatable signal tubesReel and spool
Slate and backup slateCompass
1 Stage bailout / decompression Regulators with SPG (Nitrox clean)1 Stage bailout / Decompression cylinder with suitable rigging to mount to the diver with appropriate gas
Factory supplied Closed Circuit Rebreather unit specificStorage pockets
Torch and Back-up torches (Trimix Diving, Wreck diving and cave diving courses)Hood - for Cave, Deep and Wreck Diving