The following are a selection of articles on diving
courses by Andrew Whitehead
that were published in Dive Log Australasia.
The author attended and later sat in on these
courses again for the purposes of writing about them. The author is an
experienced recreational diver, not a professional diving instructor. Consequently the articles focus on 'what we did' rather than 'how to do it'.
They also provide an example of the quality and level of training that a new
diver should be looking for.
course which reinforces the basic open water
skills and covers the additional skills and safety procedures that are
needed for enjoyable boat diving.
|| The use of Nitrox
pushes you towards using better equipment and having a more disciplined
approach to diving.
||The next big step:
learning the skills to dive beyond the recreational limit of 30 metres,
and to use the additional safety equipment that goes with it.
A search was conducted and the inert diver was located, retrieved, towed,
EARd, stripped of gear, and carried up the beach for CPR and oxygen administration.