Scubility Dive Buddy Program

From AUD $499.00
  • Duration: 1 Days (approx.)
  • Location: South Townsville, QLD
  • Product code: Scubility Dive Buddy Program
The SDI Scubility Dive Buddy Program is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills for an individual to effectively perform as a dive buddy for a physically disabled diver. The practical skills developed are the same as for the SDI Scubility Instructor, making the dive buddy course an important step in the development process.


Who this course is for:

  • Certified divers looking to assist disabled divers enjoy the underwater world and SDI Instructors wishing to become an SDI Scubility Instructor

Course prerequisites:

    • Minimum age 18, 16 with parental consent
    • Provide proof of:
      • Current CPR and first aid certification
      • Rescue diver certification

OR

  • Advanced Diver certification with 40 logged open water dives

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Scubility Dive Buddy Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Background information
    • Instructor awareness
    • Public acceptance
    • Lifestyle and personality
    • Social integration
  • Common medical conditions and disabilities
    • Amputations
    • Asthma
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Diabetes
    • Epilepsy
    • Hearing disorders
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • Motor neurone
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Sight impairment
    • Spinal injuries
  • Diving environment
    • Confined water
    • Open water
  • Accessibility
    • Access to confined water
    • Access to open water
    • Liability and related legal considerations