IANTD CCR Wreck Diver

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IANTD CCR Wreck Diver

IANTD CCR Wreck Diver Course Overview

The IANTD Rebreather Wreck Diver course is designed to introduce the diver into the diving aspects of wreck penetration.  If you want to dive inside of shipwrecks, and penetrate to beyond where the light can not penetrate, then this your first step.  With this course, you'll learn proper techniques and equipment requirements for safely entering and navigating shipwrecks on your rebreather.


This Program is designed to train divers in extended wreck penetration diving and the technical utilization of EANx for wreck exploration and the use of EANx and oxygen for decompression.

How deep can you dive with the IANTD Rebreather Wreck Diver Program?

No dives may be conducted to depths greater than diver’s previous certification level.

What do you need to enroll in this program?

  • Certification Requirements
  • If it is an OC Technical Wreck Diver to Rebreather Wreck Diver Crossover:
    • Must be qualified as Rebreather Diver on the unit to be used.
    • Must have 25 rebreather dives with 50 hours of dive time on the Rebreather.
  • Age Requirement
    • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

What is the minimum materials requirements?

  • Rebreather Texts:
    • IANTD Rebreather Wreck Diver Student Kit
  • Rebreather:
    • Rebreather may use long hose on bailout up to instructors discretion
    • Rebreather divers at all course levels must have the IANTD CCR Diver 'S' Drill chart C-3401.
  • A primary and backup dive planning/monitoring device such as bottom timer or computer.
  • IANTD Dive Tables must be carried on all dives as a primary decompression reference or as a form of backup.
  • Two reels:
    • One (1) for penetration
    • One (1) for decompression / lift bag deployment
  • A lift bag or a surface marker buoy of at least 50-lb (22.5-kg) lift capacity for a decompression marker.
  • Two lights:
    • One (1) primary light
    • One (1) backup safety light.
  • A backup cutting tool is recommended.

What this program must include?

  • Academic Sessions
    • Use of the Course Specific Presentation is optional with the use Of the Course Specific Student Workbook which must be completed prior to any in-water training.
    • All students must be taught the concept of gas matching.
    • Land Drills:
      • Basic use Of safety lines and reels
      • Simulation of wire entanglement will be practiced.
  • Land Drills
    • Basic use Of safety lines and reels
    • Simulation of wire entanglement will be practiced.
  • Water Skills Development
    • (RB) Divers on CCR complete the IANTD "5" drill chart C-3401 prior to all water sessions. Others complete "S"
    • Pre-dive checks including Pre-dive Breathe
    • Switch to low set point for descent and monitor the P02 to ensure it remains within the planned P02 range.
    • Switch to planned set point once the diver is at the planned dive depth or set point change depth.
    • In water leak and buddy leak check.
      • If conditions prohibit this after entry this then immediately upon arrival at a stable depth.
      • Where practical this maybe accomplished between just below the surface to 20 fsw (6 msw) deep.
    • Descend and insure gas addition is made.

    What makes an IANTD class different?

    • More knowledge!
    • More Practical Skills & Emergency Drills
    • Focus on have better, more comfortable and safer divers


    IANTD CCR Wreck Diver I (at CCR Normoxic Level) max. 60m € 1.300
    IANTD CCR Wreck Diver II (at CCR Trimix Level) max. 100m € 1.500
    IANTD CCR Wreck Diver III (at CCR Exp Trimix Level) max. 120m € 1.700
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