NOAA Diver Check Out Skills - Introduction
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Hi, my name is Bill Gordon. I am the Instructor
Trainer at the NOAA Diving Center in Seattle,
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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
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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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use of an alternate air source,
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use of NOAA's redundant air Supply System or
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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
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These skills are the foundation of safe diving.
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