XR SCR Extended Range Diving (40m)

£650.00
by SSI
Type: Training

The SCR Extended Range program provides divers with the training necessary to independently plan and conduct limited decompression dives, using nitrox to a maximum depth of 40 meters and specialised diving equipment and procedures, for a maximum accumulated decompression time of 25 minutes, with an equally-or more-qualified dive buddy.

This course is designed for the Mares Horizon SCR, The Horizon is a Semi-Closed Rebreather which in easy terms is a Nitrox gas extender. It is built to be simple to make diving it even easier than open circuit and give you even more diving time. Find more here 

https://www.divemasterscuba.com/products/mares-horizon-scr


Prerequisites:

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Certification Prerequisites: Deep Diving, Enriched Air Nitrox
  • Logged Dives: 24

Equipment: 

A complete XR SCR Total Diving System that:

  • A semi-closed rebreather that has CE-type and SSI approval
  • A single bottom gas cylinder (minimum volume: 5.7 liters) and bailout regulator with:
  • Second stage with 1- to 2-meter hose and SPG
  • Low-pressure inflator hose or quick-connect compatible with the unit
  • Oxygen cleaned as required
  • A single decompression gas cylinder (minimum volume: 5.7 liters) and bailout regulator with:
  • Second stage with 1- to 2-meter hose and SPG
  • Low-pressure inflator hose or quick-connect compatible with the unit
  • Oxygen cleaned as required
  • Backup OC/CCR computer for bailout in the event of a system failure
  • And
  • Two masks
  • Fins
  • Exposure suit appropriate for the environment
  • Two cutting devices
  • A compass
  • Two signaling devices for deploying from depth (red and yellow surface marker buoys are recommended, but follow local guidelines)
  • A reel or spool (appropriate for the maximum planned depth)
  • One surface signaling device (whistle or similar)
  • Extended Range Dive Planning Sheets, and either wet notes or slate for dive plans
  • Logbook
  • Manufacturer and/or SSI Pre-Dive Checklist

We will complete an academic development classroom session. Here we will complete a full equipment configuration. You must complete a final exam with a passing score of 80%.

Pool sessions are held at Harvey Hadden Sports Village on a Friday evening at 7:30pm or alternate venues may be discussed.

Open Water training days will be at a local inland diving site.

How it works

You will be given sent an email to view the course materials on www.divessi.com to start your academic development. We will schedule 1 day to complete the  academic development and kit configuration session. The Pool session will contain the swim test and skill development 4 days of Open Water will be the bulk of the program, with thorough de-briefing and feedback given at the end of each day.

As with all Divemaster Scuba XR Programs

  • Certification lasts for life
  • We can rent you kit but the benefit from this course comes by configuring your own equipment.
  • All Learning Materials are included
  • All Pool fees are included
  • All consumables are extra.
  • We are committed to your success, if you require more help we are there for you.

The SCR Extended Range certification entitles the holder to dive with an equally- or more-qualified buddy, with the equipment configuration used during training and SCR diving procedures, to depths of up to 40 meters with a maximum of 25 minutes decompression, providing that dives are conducted in environments similar to those of the diver’s training and experience.