The purpose of the TDI Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of using DPV’s while technical diving. Upon successful completion of the TDI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Specialty training, the student will be able to: demonstrate comprehension of the practical knowledge necessary for DPV diving, properly plan and safely conduct DPV dives, and implement techniques and procedures to manage and minimize DPV diving hazards.
The following topics must be covered during this course:
The student must perform the following S-drill and skills during all dives:
The student must perform the following in-water skills during dives:
Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in DPV diving activities without direct supervision so long as the following limits are adhered to: