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cave diving training Alessandro Reato

The courses Survey Cave Diver and Cartography Cave Diver are for advanced divers with proven experience in cave diving.

IANTD Survey Cave Diver

survey cave diving training

Minimum 3 full days: lectures, confined water session, 3-4 cave dives.

The students learn the techniques and materials necessary for a cave survey and data processing in order to obtain the cave topographic plan in two dimensions.

This is the first step not only for those who intend to undertake a mapping project, but also for those who are willing to carry out exploration dives.

The process is based on the use of Compass® software

It is strongly recommended the use of side-mount equipment.

Prerequisites:

  • Student must be qualified as Technical Cave Diver
  • 50 logged cave dives
  • Extreme mastery of buoyancy
  • 18 years old

Cartography Cave Diver workshop

survey cave diving training

Minimum 3 full days: lectures, confined water session, 3-4 cave dives.
If combined with Survey Cave Diver is based on a minimum of 5 full days.

This course is complementary to the Survey Cave Diver; the topographic plans of the guidelines are a starting point to get detailed maps of underwater caves.

The process is based on the use of vector graphics software

The use of side-mount equipment is strongly recommended.

There is not an IANTD certification for this level of training.

Prerequisites:

  • Student must be qualified as Survey Cave Diver
  • 50 logged cave dives
  • Extreme mastery of buoyancy
  • 18 years old