SDI Visual Inspection Procedures

This course is designed to promote safety in the care and maintenance of high-pressure scuba cylinders through visual inspection procedures. The VIP program is intended to demonstrate to the scuba industry, a need to meet and exceed the minimum standards established by the Code of Federal Regulations. In addition, it is intended to train inspectors in the proper handling, filling, and inspection techniques, including the identification of the various defective conditions that can lead to cylinder rejection or condemnation.

Upon successful completion of this course graduates may:

• Visually inspect high-pressure scuba cylinders for defective conditions that could cause a cylinder failure
• Train fill station operators (FSO) in the safe methods of handling, transporting and filling of high-pressure scuba cylinders

What you will learn:

• Purpose
• Safe Handling of Cylinders
• Tools and their uses
• Visual inspection indications
• Criteria for rejection and condemnation of a cylinder
• Valve inspection and cleaning
• The basis for cylinder cleaning
• Visual Inspection Procedure


• Minimum age 18
• Affiliated with an organization that has a high pressure air compressor and fill station

Course Duration: 2 Days

*Best Value as part of the ’02 Tech and VIP Package’*


To book this course, a 20% ( ฿2,000 ) deposit is payable now. The balance is due on arrival.