NAUI Technical Sidemount Diver

What will you learn?

Our NAUI Technical Sidemount Course provides the diver with the skills and knowledge needed to conduct open water dives with a side-mounted cylinder configuration within the no decompression limits.

Learn a standardized sidemount configuration and dive with ease with this progressive course.


NAUI Intro to Technical Diving

Graduates of this class can enrol in NAUI Cave and Technical Programs using this configuration with other sidemount divers.


Course can be conducted as a group or on an individual basis.

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Additional Details:

Sidemount training in the pool with multiple cylinders

Since 2007 DDS/Divers Edge has been offering Sidemount training for recreational and technical divers.

We have extensive experience teaching Sidemount in all of the popular systems and we will continue to innovate and pave the way in Sidemount training in Ontario.

Cost: $350+HST

What gear will you need?

Sidemount diving at the cavern entrance to Jug Hole in Florida a great sidemount cave dive.

You’ll need all your personal scuba equipment, including Sidemount expedition harness, tanks, stage bottles properly rigged with MOD markings, SMB’s x 2, Spools x 2, lighting, cutting tools and other NTEC required gear.

Where do I go from here?

Here are some popular examples of courses commonly taken by graduates of this course:

  • Cave 1
  • Advanced Nitrox Diver
  • Technical Decompression Diver
  • Helitrox Diver
  • Cave 2
  • Trimix