Cave Training

Besides the wonderful wrecks and reefs South Florida has to offer, the University of Miami is within driving distance of world class caves. These unique dive sites require special training in order to safely explore these exquisite, natural formations. We are excited to now offer a full suite of cave diving classes necessary to begin your new adventure. As cave diving requires specialized gear, some of your current gear may not be appropriate for the cave environment. The Scuba Club can provide all of the proper gear needed to complete your cave training. A minimum of advanced open water and nitrox is required to begin cave training. For more information, explore the classes below or contact Patrick Kiel.

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Cavern Diving

The first step in exploring caves that lays the foundation of cave diving skills. This class introduces you to new skills including proper propulsion techniques, reel work, gas management, and communication. This important class is recommended for all advanced divers to help you become a more proffcient diver.

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Intro to Cave 

This course is the next step after cavern and allows you to go beyond the sunlight zone. This class further instills existing cave diving skills and expands upon your skill set to become a safer diver. You will practice lights out drills, lost line drills, and a combination of the two to be prepared for any emergency.     

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Full Cave

This class is the culmination in the three step process of being a cave diver. This class sums up all of your existing diving skills and allows you to explore off the main line in the cave. This course gives you the skills and knowledge to be prepared to properly plan and execute cave dives at any level.