SSI Horizon Extended Range Course

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This course is designed for the Mares Horizon SCR. The Horizon is a Semi-Closed Rebreather which in easy terms is a Nitrox gas extender. It is built to be simple. Diving it is easier than open circuit and gives you even more dive time.

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    The SCR Extended Range program provides divers with the training necessary to independently plan and conduct limited decompression dives, using nitrox to a maximum depth of 40 meters and specialised diving equipment and procedures, for a maximum accumulated decompression time of 25 minutes, with an equally-or more-qualified dive buddy.

    Prerequisites:

    • Minimum Age: 18
    • Certification Prerequisites: Deep Diving, Enriched Air Nitrox
    • Logged Dives: 24

    Equipment:

    A complete XR SCR Total Diving System that:

    • A semi-closed rebreather that has CE-type and SSI approval
    • A single bottom gas cylinder (minimum volume: 5.7 liters) and bailout regulator with:
      • Second stage with 1- to 2-meter hose and SPG
      • Low-pressure inflator hose or quick-connect compatible with the unit
      • Oxygen cleaned as required
    • For deco: A secondary bottom gas cylinder (minimum volume: 5.7 liters) and bailout regulator with:
      • Second stage with 1- to 2-meter hose and SPG
      • Low-pressure inflator hose or quick-connect compatible with the unit
      • Oxygen cleaned as required
    • Backup OC/CCR computer for bailout in the event of a system failure
    • Two masks
    • Fins
    • Exposure suit appropriate for the environment
    • Two cutting devices
    • A compass
    • Two signaling devices for deploying from depth (red and yellow surface marker buoys are recommended, but follow local guidelines)
    • A reel or spool (appropriate for the maximum planned depth)
    • One surface signaling device (whistle or similar)
    • Extended Range Dive Planning Sheets, and either wet notes or slate for dive plans
    • Logbook
    • Manufacturer and/or SSI Pre-Dive Checklist

    We will complete an academic development classroom session. Here we will complete a full equipment configuration. You must complete a final exam with a passing score of 80%.


    How it works

    You will be given sent an email to view the course materials on https://www.divessi.com/ to start your academic development. 

    • We will schedule 1 day to complete the academic development and kit configuration session. 
    • The Pool session will contain the swim test and skill development 
    • 4 days of Open Water will be the bulk of the program, with thorough video debriefing and feedback given at the end of each day.

    As with all SSI Extended Range Programs

    • Certification lasts for life
    • We can rent you kit but the benefit from this course comes by configuring your own equipment.
    • All Learning Materials are included
    • All Pool fees are included 
    • All consumables are not included:
      • Gas
      • Sofnolime
    • Open Water Dives and logistics are not included. We will plan our open water divers are one of our partner dive centers.
    • We are committed to your success, if you require more help we are there for you.