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    1. Training

    This is the instructor level certification course for Instructors that want to teach the TDI Decompression Procedures program. This course is designed to train Instructors how to plan and conduct a standard decompression procedures course not to exceed 150 feet.

    Read more about the TDI Decompression Procedures course and how we teach it here

    TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor

    Pre-requisites Certifications for TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor Course:

    * Minimum age of 18 years old

    * Have a minimum certification as a TDI Decompression Procedures diver, or equivalent.

    * Have a minimum certification as a TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor.

    * Show proof of 150 logged open water dives.

    * Have certified ten students in SDI Deep Diver or Advanced Nitrox or equivalent.

    * Assist with teaching at least one TDI Decompression Procedures diver course.

    Required Equipment for TDI Decompression Procedures Instructors:

    * TDI Standards and Procedures Instructor Manual.

    * TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor Guide.

    * TDI Decompression Procedures student manual and workbook.

    * TDI Evaluation forms

    Number of dives associated with the course:
    At least 4, with a minimum accumulated bottom time of 100 minutes.
    Other dives as deemed necessary by the Instructor Trainer may also be required, in order to fulfill all skill requirements.

    Skill Performance Requirements:

    * Candidates must attend a workshop at Dayo Scuba in order to fulfill the requirements for the TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor course. After this is completed, and the appropriate fee paid to TDI, the Instructor may apply to upgrade in their rating with TDI.

    * During the workshop, Instructors are required to demonstrate proficiency in performing and teaching all skills required in the Decompression Procedures course.

    * They must satisfactorily complete the TDI Decompression Procedures course written examination and be able to adequately explain each answer to a prospective student.

    * They must satisfactorily complete the TDI Decompression Procedures Instructor written examination with a minimum grade of 80%.

    * Demonstrate mature, sound judgment concerning training and execution.

    * Present one graded presentation on a Decompression Procedures topic.

    Cost: See Professional's Price Page

    * For Instructors wishing to upgrade to teach both Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures, we offer a combo course for $749.

    * As this is a professional course, you are expected to buy your own academic materials, as listed above.

    * The Instructor Upgrade with TDI is $40.