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    This is the instructor level certification course for Instructors that want to teach the TDI Advanced Wreck program. This course is designed to train Instructors how to plan and conduct deep air and staged decompression dives, with limited penetration into shipwrecks, to a depth of 180 feet.

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    TDI Advanced Wreck Instructor



    Pre-requisites Certifications for TDI Advanced Wreck Instructor Course:

    * Minimum age of 21 years old

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

    * Have a minimum certification as a TDI Advanced Wreck diver, or equivalent.

    * Show proof of 200 logged open water dives.

    * Have a minimum of 50 logged wreck dives.

    * Proof of 25 penetration wreck dives.

    * Show proof of certification as an Advanced Nitrox Instructor.

    * Have certified at least ten students in SDI Wreck Diver or equivalent.

    * Assist with teaching at least one TDI Advanced Wreck diver course.

    Required Equipment for TDI Advanced Wreck Instructors:

    * TDI Standards and Procedures Instructor Manual.

    * TDI Advanced Wreck Instructor Guide.

    * TDI Advanced Wreck student manual and workbook.

    * TDI Evaluation forms


    Number of dives associated with the course:
    At least 6, and any other dives as deemed necessary by the Instructor Trainer, 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 Advanced Wreck 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 TDI Advanced Wreck course.

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

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

    * Demonstrate mature, sound judgment concerning training and execution.

    * Present one graded presentation on an Advanced Wreck topic.

    Cost: See Professional's Price Page

    * 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.