Sports Diver - Refresher/Orientation

SOR/O - Refresher/Orientation

  1. Briefing
  2. Fit protective clothing
  3. Prepare SCUBA unit
  4. Kit up and buddy check
  5. Entry into standing depth water
  6. Skills practice - standing depth water
    • Buoyancy check - fin pivot
    • Partial mask clear
    • Full flood
    • Remove and replace
  7. Skills practice - 3m
    • Partial mask clear
    • Full flood
    • Remove and replace
    • Dry suit inflator stuck open
    • Buoyancy check - mid water hover
  8. Buoyancy control with changing depth - from 6m
    • Ascent and descent
  9. Exploratory dive to a maximum of 15m
    • Buoyancy control and swimming attitude
    • Buddy awareness
    • Awareness of and impact on the underwater environment
  10. Vertical / Near vertical ascent
  11. Weight check with low air contents - 2m
    • Mid water hover
  12. Jettison own weights/weightbelt - standing depth
  13. Exit
  14. Dekit
  15. Debrief
See Instructor Manual for guidance on adapting this lesson to differing circumstances.