Altitude Diver Course Details

Any time you are diving at 300 to 3000 metres/1000 to 10,000 feet above sea level, you are altitude diving. If you want to explore the hidden world of a mountain lake, the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you. The PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course familiarizes you with the rules and procedures necessary for altitude diving, including how to use the Recreational Dive Planner at altitude.

Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
Recreational Dive Planner procedures for diving at altitude
Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude
Special equipment is necessary for altitude diving
Two open water training dives
Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating

  2007 Technical Diving International Center