ProTec Sardinia ASD
Via Collodi 9
08020 Cala Gonone (NU) Sardegna, Italy

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Intro To Cave

This course is for certified cavern divers. It takes you one step further into the world of cave diving and beyond the limits of daylight. You will build on the skills performed in the Cavern Course with a focus on safety protocols.

The program can be performed in combination with Cavern.

Student Pre-requisites

18 Years old (15 with parental signature)
IANTD Cavern / Wreck certification or equivalent
25 Logged dives

Course Layout:

Land Drills
Confined and Open Water Training
Cave dives: Performed under various conditions such as zero visibility
Final Exam


3 Days minimum
– Cavern to Intro – 6 days minimum
8 Hours theory
4 Cave dives
– Cavern to Intro – 8 dives minimum
1 Training dive in shallow water


Main line
Basic navigation
40m/132 ft. Max depth
Minor Restrictions
No decompression
Rule of Sixths with two tanks
3 Students per instructor

Necessary Equipment:

Twin Tanks with manifold and isolator valve
2 Independent regulators, both with first and second stages
1 With long hose (2m/7ft.) and an LPI
1 With short hose (~55 cm/22 in.) and SPG
Buoyancy compensator (Wing & Back Plate)
Mask and fins, no snorkel
Line cutter
1 Safety reel with a minimum of 30m of line
1 Primary reel with a minimum of 120m of line
1 Primary light
2 Backup lights
Dive computer, or timer and depth gauge
Writing board or wet notes
Waterproof diving table or backup dive computer
3 Directional arrows
6 Non-directional markers (cookies)