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NOAA Diver Check Out Skills - Introduction

2015
Oct 21

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[underwater exhalation]

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Hi, my name is Bill Gordon. I am the Instructor
Trainer at the NOAA Diving Center in Seattle,
Washington.

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The video you're about to watch contains 10 of
the skills you will be required to perform during
your check out dive.

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They are intentionally performed in slow,
exaggerated motion to give us the opportunity

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to demonstrate or highlight some of the more
important sub-skills.

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Every diver in the NOAA Diving Program needs
to be proficient in these fundamental skills.

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The skills we will talk about are: mask clearing,

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regulator clearing,

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regulator recovery,

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controlled descent,

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controlled ascent,

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use of an alternate air source,

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buddy breathing,

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use of NOAA's redundant air Supply System or
RASS,

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weight belt remove and replace,

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and scuba unit remove and replace.

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Although these skills are not specific to NOAA,


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they are part of the training that every diver
should receive.


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These skills are the foundation of safe diving.

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