Divenut training in safe use of Surface Marker Buoys

This course covers the knowledge and techniques required for the safe use of Surface Marker Buoys and delayed Surface Marker Buoys. The course is split between knowledge development a confined water session at Ponds Forge in Sheffield and open water dives.

Dive Data:
2 dives Maximum depth for this training is 18 metres for those qualified as Open Water Diver; 30 metres for Advanced Open Water Divers (or equivalent).
Recommended depths for this training is 9-12 metres


Academic Topics:

  • Why use a DSMB / SMB
  • Tides and Currents
  • Types of Surface Marker Buoy
  • Types of Reels
  • Methods of delayed SMB deployment
  • Risks and Hazards of SMB use
  • Preparing the delayed SMB for use
Why use a DSMB / SMB
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Cost of course: £75.00


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Flexible timetables
All equipment supplied
All study materials supplied
Professional Instructors / Staff
Friendly atmosphere
Kids and Adults 
Individual or group lessons

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