Cave DPV Instructor

This course is designed to give the trained cave diving instructor the knowledge and basic fundamentals for the teaching of safely utilizing diver propulsion vehicle (DPV) in the underwater cave environment. Safe techniques, procedures and skill perfection associated with the use of DPV’s in cave diving is emphasized. Cave conservation considerations, such as low-impact application, are stressed.

  • Equipment Considerations
  • DPV Emergency Towing
  • DPV Techniques Suitable for the Cave Environment
  • DPV Maintenance
  • Proper Use of a DPV

Cave DPV Instructor Prerequisites:

  • Be an active TDI Full Cave Diving Instructor for at least 1 year
  • Have taught at least 5 complete cave diver courses
  • Provide proof of at least 25 logged DPV cave dives
  • Co-taught at least 1 TDI DPV Cave Diver Course with and active TDI Cave DPV Diver Instructor

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