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Recreational Sidemount Diver


This three-part program provides certified divers of any experience level with a solid introduction to diving in a sidemount configuration. It covers everything from the selection and setup of your sidemount system, to dive planning, emergency procedures and more. You'll learn to dive with a single sidemounted tank, as well as with two sidemounted cylinders. This is the perfect starting point for those who have an interest in sidemounting, which may extend only to just getting a load off of their backs, or those who plan to continue their training into other technical areas, including Technical Sidcemount Diving. This foundation program is essential for anyone wanting to complete any portion of their basic Cave Diver or Technical dive curriculum in sidemount.

Program #


Course Fee


Certification Agency
  • PADI
  • TDI
  • SDI

PADI Sidemount Diver and/or SDI Sidemount Diver and/or IANTD Sidemount Diver


Open Water Diver (any agency)

Minimum Age


Materials Included in Course Fee


Required Student Materials/Equipment

PADI Sidemount Diver Manual
Full Sidemount Scuba Kit [available for rental]

Required Administrative Items
  • Divers Medical Questionnaire
  • IVS Model Release
  • PADI Continuing Education Administrative Document
Classroom Sessions


Pool/Confined Sessions


Open Water Sessions

3 dives, one day



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