Are you interested in learning about the aspects of diving that involves equipment maintenance and repair or have you always wanted to learn about mixing different gas blends of Enriched Air or Trimix. Our Dive Technician Courses help provide these answers. We offer a series of technician courses from PSI/PCI and PADI to help you learn to become a technician or improve your skills.
This course provides the necessary knowledge for a technician to safely fill dive cylinders. You will be given specific training for the operation and basic maintenance of high pressure air compressors.
Whether it is a blown o-ring, simple regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments. The student will learn basic scuba equipment maintenance, care, and adjustments, that they may encounter on any dive. In addition, background information about how your gear works, how it is repaired and other information that helps you with your equipment investment are covered. This course is geared to assist the professional divemaster or instructor learn how to make basic adjustments at the dive site. This course provides an introduction to scuba equipment for a professional technician.
This technical course will train you to be a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide gas mixes to appropriately certified consumers. In addition to blending mixes, you will learn how to properly clean cylinders, regulators, and other equipment to be safely used in oxygen service applications.
In this course the technician will learn how to conduct visual inspections on both solid wall and composite SCUBA and SCBA cylinders. Upon successful completion of the course the new inspector is qualified to independently conduct Fill Station Operator and HAZMAT course. This course is intended for anyone who will be conducting cylinder inspections such as dive shop technicians or firefighters. Inspectors who have not attended requalification training or an update in the past three years may take this course to renew their certification.
This course is for Visual Cylinder Inspectors who have attended VCI training or a VCIU within the past three years. The inspector is taught about changes and updates to the program, regulations, and developments in cylinder safety.
In this course, the technician will learn about how to service the valves commonly found on many SCUBA cylinders. A broad overview of different valve types, valve repair, and valve care will be covered. This course is approved by many valve manufactures as a valve maintenance course for their brands of valves. Students will participate in a valve disassembly/assembly exercise.
This course provides the technician with a background in the proper techniques to safely clean cylinders and valves to be used in an oxygen rich environment. Cleaning techniques, various cleaning solutions, material compatibility, and oxygen clean inspection procedures.
In this course the technician learns about Eddy Current testing. When used properly, this is a valuable form of non-destructive testing required to be conducted on some types of cylinders. The student will learn about how to properly conduct Eddy Current tests on SCUBA and SCBA cylinders as well as participate in a practical exercise to demonstrate knowledge of Eddy Current equipment operations.