Learning your next rebreather

For those already rebreather certified, there are many reasons to learn another rebreather. Fortunately, this transition requires far less work than your initial rebreather certification. In most cases, this class can be completed in 2-3 days. Add Helium offers cross-over training on the following rebreathers – rEvo, Megalodon, Copis Megalodon, Pathfinder, Sentinel, Inspiration, Evolution, Titan, Hollis Prism, Hollis Explorer, Kiss Classic, Kiss Orca Spirit, Kiss Sidekick, Optima, Poseidon, Hammerhead Flex Extreme.

 

For those flying in from out of town, a rental car will be needed to transport you and your dive gear from one site to another. Rental cylinders are available to rent from Add Helium and many rental packages are available. Our Class Concierge will help you find lodging and other information you require.

 

Class Pre-Requisites

  • TruDive must be purchased prior to class

  • Rebreather certification from a recognized training agency.

  • Student should read the CCR owners manual (if applicable) and make notes.

  • Student should read the dive computer manual.

  • Please read our article, “How to be a good student” and adhere to the suggestions.

 

Class Schedule

The following is a sample class schedule. Itinerary, training location, class schedule may also vary due to weather. Class generally starts at 8:30 am, and finishes by 5:00 pm.

 

How best to prepare

The best advice we can offer is for you to show up ready to learn. Forget you know anything about diving. This class is designed to bring you through the process and most people find it to be informative, easy and straightforward.

 

Class Fee’s

The class fee is $900.00. Full payment is due a minimum of 30 days prior to class to reserve your seat. Class fees are refundable up to 30 days prior to the start of class. Class fees may be transferred to another class date, if the cancelation occurs less than 30 days prior to class.

 

Additional fees outside of the class expenses will include boat charter fees, absorbent and cylinder fills.

Other expenses outside of class may include:

  • Pool admission fees – $20

  • Boat crew gratuity – $30-45 ($10-15 per diver, per trip recommended)

  • Parking fees – $20 (parking may or may not be required, depending on dive site)

  • Lunch

These above fees are charged by a third party companies other than Add Helium. These fees listed are estimates for your convenience in planning, and may vary.

 

Other things to know

For those flying in from out of town, a rental car will be needed to transport you and your dive gear from one site to another. Rental cylinders are available to rent from Add Helium and many rental packages are available. Our Concierge will help you find lodging and other information you require.

Contact us at training@addhelium.com.

Concierge Services

Our Concierge will help you find lodging, car rental, gear rental, and other information you require! Don’t hesitate to contact Add Helium’s Concierge, Maggie, for assistance organizing your training.

If you are flying in from out of town, you will need a rental car to transport you and your dive gear from one site to another. Rental cylinders and other rental packages are also available through Add Helium. Just ask Maggie!

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Obesity, Fitness and Diving

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Rebreather Myths

Mar 19th, 2015 by admin in Business ,Rebreather Diving

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Coming Full Circle: Diving the O2ptima…again.

Jun 15th, 2015 by admin in Business ,Rebreather Diving

By October of 2007, I had become an Optima diver. Trading in my doubles for a rebreather was a careful decision; one involving research and asking questions. I certainly did not want to buy a “garage made” rebreather and Dive Rite, a major manufacturer of technical diving equipment, was presenting a “factory made” rebreather. Eventually,,

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