GUE Doubles Primer

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

Having any extra tank underwater adds to your safety, bottom time & depth. This workshop builds the foundation to use Double tank configuration for more advanced type of diving.

WHO IS IT FOR?

  • Divers who wants to transition from single to double tanks.

  • Divers who wants get into technical or cave diving but don’t have enough double tanks experience.

  • This training is available for non-GUE trained divers and can serve as a basic introduction to GUE systems

  • It is also highly recommended to anyone who is intending to take GUE Fundamentals class and who has no previous doubles experience.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will learn about buoyancy and trim practice, skill refinement, familiarity with the theory and use of twin tank configuration, GUE equipment configuration, and basic valve management.

PREREQUISITES:

Applicants for a GUE Doubles Primer program must:

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age.

  • Be physically and mentally fit.

  • Be a non-smoker.

  • Be able to swim.

  • Obtain a physician’s prior written authorization for use of prescription drugs, except for birth control, or for any medical condition that may pose a risk while diving.

  • Be certified, at minimum, as an autonomous entry-level scuba diver (or equivalent) from a recognized training agency.

Duration

1 day / 8 hours

Dives

2 dive sessions

Depth

18 meters maximum

Price

See below

Location

Dubai

GAS

Nitrox 32

  • Instructor fees:

  • One student: 1000 AED per day

  • Two to Three Students: 850 AED per student per day

  • Private classes fees: 1900 AED per day

Terms:

  • The registration fee (around 45 USD) has to be paid to GUE from GUE’s website directly.

  • All payments are non-refundable.

  • Students will not receive any plastic certification card after this course as it is not a certification course

  • The price is exclusive of the diving expenses, students will have to pay those fees directly to the dive operator

  • Instructor's diving and travel expenses to be shared equally by all students

  • Here are some of the expenses that you need to be aware of:

    • Nitrox gas fills price are not included and must be paid separately. Around 50 AED per tank rental.

    • Students are expected to arrange Hotel accommodation for the instructor should the course requires an overnight stay, which is the case for example when done over a weekend in Fujairah. Expect around 400 AED for the night.

    • Dive operators are charging 300 AED to 500 AED per diver for a 2 tank dive trip.

    • Classroom booking can be between 100 AED to 400 AED per day but in some cases, it is given for free, subject to the dive operator.

did you know?

  • GUE is the first and only to prohibit smoking

  • GUE is the first in the dive industry to introduce Helium to recreational divers

  • GUE is the first and only to eliminate "deep air diving"

  • GUE is the first and only to introduce nitrox in all classes

  • GUE created industry wide awareness of proper buoyancy and trim

  • GUE is first and only to mandate standard equipment and protocols

  • GUE is first and only to require certification renewal and Instructor requalification

For more information, check this link:

https://www.gue.com/20-years

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