The Stage Cave Diver course is designed to give the trained cave diver the increased knowledge and basic fundamentals in extended bottom times and increased penetration with the use of a stage cylinder. Lengthened bottom times, accumulative decompression obligations and complex dive planning are covered in this course. Safe techniques, procedures and skill perfection associated with stage cave diving is emphasized.


  • Equipment Considerations
  • Cave Environment/Conservation
  • Stage Diving Techniques Suitable for the Cave Environment
  • Problem Solving when Stage Cave Diving
  • Proper Use of a Guideline and Reels