DPV-1

Diver Propulsion Vehicle – Level 1

What

vlcsnap-2014-03-30-19h09m20s227Learn how to dive a diver propulsion vehicle (DPV). Learn how these underwater scooters work and how to operate them on recreational, open water dives. During this course, we cover features of various scooters, gas planning, normal operations, emergency procedures, and basic maintenance.

Why

Scooter diving is ALL OF THE FUN! Access dive sites with less swimming effort or using easier entries. Learn how to use a DPV safely and come experience how much fun adding a scooter to your diving can be!

vlcsnap-2013-06-19-19h31m04s208Duration & Content

  • 3 days (or longer with special arrangements)
  • 2 or more students
  • Involves classroom, hands-on field drills, diving, and often video analysis

Requirement Highlights

  • GUE Recreational 1 or Fundamentals graduate (Rec or Tech level)
  • At least 75 lifetime dives
  • Swim test: 300 yards in 14 mins and 50 foot underwater breath-hold swim
  • Basic GUE system equipment, single or double tanks (if already experienced in doubles)
  • Your GUE-approved scooter or use one of ours
  • Complete course requirements available here

Ready to take one course guaranteed to inject the most fun into your diving? Click here to Start Training with GUE.

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