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Rebreather Dive Training - ANDI Rebreather Training Packages

Rubicon Diving offers a range of rebreather training packages ranging from a rebreather try dive right through to the level 5 explorer course that takes you to 100 metres plus.

Our training courses are administered by American Nitrox Divers Incorporated (ANDI) and by the International Association of Rebreather Trainers (IART). These organisations have some of the highest training standards in the world and Rubicon Diving has its own in house ANDI and IART Instructors and Instructor Trainer.

Our rebreather courses are taught on a range of different rebreather systems and we have one of the largest selections of CCR rebreathers in Europe. So whatever type of diving you wish to specialise in, whatever system of rebreather configuration you prefer we can meet your needs.

rubicon diving centerRebreather Try Dives

For those divers that are simply interested in trying a rebreather dive, or want to find out if rebreather diving is for them before booking a training course, we offer a rebreather try dive which is spread over two days. On your first afternoon you will cover basic rebreather theory, equipment set up and familiarisation. On your second day you will have two open water dives on your chosen rebreather system.

The Rebreather try dive costs €250 and includes ALL costs including equipment hire, Sofnalime and gases.

ANDI Rebreather Training Courses

Rubicon Diving offers a complete range of rebreather ANDI training packages ranging from introductory level 2 (30 metres) to extended range level 5 (100 metres). The Table below shows details of key elements at each level of rebreather training including information on maximum depths, theory time, number of dives and pre-requisites needed for the course.

Table Showing Key Information Related to Rebreather Training Programmes

Standard CCR L2 TRD L3 CCE / ERE L4/L5  
Max. Course Depth 30m 50m (49.5m) 100m
Min. Course Depth 10m 20m 60m
Max Deco N/A 30 min. as required
Max PO2 Deco N/A 1.6 pO2 1.6 pO2
Gas Limits - O2 1.45 pO2 1.45 pO2 1.45 pO2
Gas Limits - N2 4.0 pN2 4.5 pN2 4.0 pN2
Min. Theory Time 16 Hrs. 16 Hrs. 30 Hrs.*
# of Dives 2 pool dives 6-8** OW 4** 6-10***
Min.  Pool Water Time 180 mins. optional optional
Min.  OW Bottom Time 300 mins. 120 mins. 120 mins.
Min. Run Time N/A 180 mins. 240 mins.
Prerequisites*** OWD+CSU** +50 prior OW dives SCR /CCR +TSD+ pretest + 25 rebrther dives TRD +200 prior OW dives+ 50 rebrther dives


* - includes ERD & CCR and TMD lectures
** - see the instructor procedures for the specifics for the dives ..... other prereq's may apply
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***- All rebreather courses are unit specific - times or dives may vary.

TRD with Normoxic Trimix (TTR) is possible as well . Ask your instructor for details.

CCR Level 2

The Level 2 CCR course is an introductory course which is designed to provide you with an understanding of how CCR systems work and take you to a maximum depth of 30 metres. The course covers both general rebreather theory and specific theory as related to the CCR system you will be training on. As part of the course you will have two confined water dives and between 6 and 8 open water dives.
The course costs €1250* and lasts one week.
*This cost includes the cost of instruction, dives, all gases and Sofnalime but does not include the cost of equipment hire. 

TRD Level 3

The Level 3 Technical Rebreather Diver course is an intermediate course which is designed to provide you with an introduction to the use of Tri-Mix gases and decompression diving. As part of the course you will dive to a maximum depth of 50 metres with a decompression ceiling of 30 minutes. The course covers both general and specific rebreather theory as related to the CCR system you will be training on. The course will also introduce you to mission orientated dive planning. As part of the course you will make 4 open water dives.
The course costs €1500* and lasts one week
*This cost includes the cost of instruction, dives and Sofnalime but does not include the cost of gases and equipment hire.

CCE/ERE Level 5

The Level 5 rebreather courses are advanced or explorer courses. These courses are designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to dive to 100 metres and beyond on a rebreather. As part of the course you will study the use of Tri-Mix gases and extended decompression. Within the course you will dive to a maximum depth of 100 metres with unlimited decompression. The course covers advanced rebreather, decompression and tri-mix theory. The course will also focus more on mission orientated dive planning. As part of the course you will have make between 6 and 10 open water dives.
The course costs €2500* and lasts one week

*This cost includes the cost of instruction, dives and Sofnalime but does not include the cost of gases and equipment hire.