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cave diving training Alessandro Reato

cave diving training Cave Training can be split into three different levels or it can be done all at once.
The training is very demanding and students have to be very determined to conclude it satisfactorily.
The training can be performed either with classic double tank back mounted or with sidemount equipment. In both cases a previous targeted training is required.


Elevated prerequisites are required in order to reduce the high level of stress given by the overhead environment:

minimum logged dives: 100
minimum previous level: Advanced Open water diver or equivalent
Previous experience with redundant equipment IANTD Essential Diver or equivalent / Sidemount open Water Diver
Minimum age: 18 years old


cave diving training The students must have the following personal equipment:


The rest of the necessary equipment can be rented, but we strongly recommend students have their own:



IANTD Cavern Diver

cave diving training Minimum 3 full days: lectures, open water sessions, 4 cavern dives.
The main elements of the course (but not limited to) are:

Those elements are developed within the limits of:

Extra training days may be required depending on student performance.


IANTD Introductory Cave Diver

cave diving training Minimum 3 full days: lectures, open water sessions, 4 cave dives.
Prerequisite: Cavern Diver certification given by a recognized technical agency.
The main elements of the course (but not limited to) are: Limits are extended to: Extra days may be required depending on student performance.


Combined Cavern + Introductory Cave Diver

Minimum 5 full days: lectures, open water sessions, 8 cavern/cave dives.


IANTD Cave Diver

cave diving training alessandro reato sidemount Minimum 5 full days: lectures, open water sessions, 8 cave dives.
Prerequisite: Introductory Cave Diver certification given by a recognized technical agency.
The main elements of the course (but not limited to) are:

Limits are extended to:

Extra days may be required depending on student performance.


Combined Cavern to Cave Diver

Minimum 8 full days: lectures, open water sessions, 14 cave dives.