Skilled Equipment technicians and compressor operators are hard to find in the dive industry and are in demand
These courses are almost essential to those wishing to work in remote locations. Work on many diving liveaboards and remote dive resorts requires experience in these areas. Adding these courses to your Dive Careers PADI Divemaster Internship or your PADI Instructor Course really does increase your opportunities for finding work within the diving industry these days.Course Info
ALL OUR EQUIPMENT AND GAS BLENDER COURSES INCLUDE FREE SCUBAPRO WORKSHOPS!
For basic level courses we recommend PADI Divemaster as the prerequisite
For instructor level courses we recommend PADI Instructor as the prerequistite
The Compressor Operator, Nitrox Blender and Equipment Technician courses we offer are 3 three great courses to take, not only because they will expand your knowledge of the diving industry but having these skills listed on your resume will help you stand out from the rest when applying for diving jobs.
These are valuable skills, especially when working in dive centers in remote areas. Equipment and compressor qualifications will increase your employability in the dive industry and are essential for working on Diving Liveaboards
Conducted over 1 day, the theory will take you through the basic layout and design of a compressor, breathing air standards and filter systems. The practical session will then take you through everything you need to know on the day to day running and maintenance of the compressor. By the end of the course you will be confident in the day to day operation of a compressor and be comfortable filling tanks ready for diving.
The BSAC Compressor Management course is designed to give students with little or no prior knowledge or experience of high pressure gas systems instruction in filling diving cylinders from high pressure gas sources, covering all relevant safety knowledge. The lessons gives an appreciation of the physical and engineering principles associated with gas compressors, some simplified basic physics so that you can understand what happens to gases when they are compressed, and why compressors are multi-stage. It then describes the basic components of a compressor and some of the design and operating issues.
This course is open to anyone. It is therefore not necessary to have any diving background or experience. This course is ideal for divers, dive center’s air filling stations and Live aboard operators or to anyone who is expected to operate a compressor. All candidates on completion of the course will receive a set of student notes and their Compressor Management certification card. This is a 1 day course consisting of both theory and practical lessons.BOOK NOW
Conducted over 1 day, the theory will cover all the necessary safety precautions, different filling techniques and calculations you will need to safely calculate your Nitrox Blends. The Practical side will take you through Partial Pressure Blending (the most common form of blending) and continuous flow blending. By the end of the course you will be confident in using 2 different methods to blend nitrox mixes from 22% to 100%.BOOK NOW
Conducted over 2 days, the course will take you through the complete trouble shooting, disassembly, cleaning and rebuild of the full range of aqualung regulators. During the 2 days you will cover unbalanced, balanced and overbalanced 1st stages, unbalanced and balanced 2nd stages. Then finish off fixing and servicing the full range of Aqualung regulators with BCD Inflators. At the end of the 2nd day you will be given an hour or 2 to practice your new skills under the supervision of your instructor. By the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of how a regulator works, common problems and be comfortable.BOOK NOW
COMPLETE ALL 3 COURSES TOGETHER FOR A SPECIAL DISCOUNTED PRICE OF JUST
ALL these courses are available as ADD-ONS and can be combined with ANY Dive-Careers Professional Diving InternshipBOOK NOW