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    1. Training

    This is the instructor level certification course for Instructors that want to teach the TDI Advanced Trimix program. This course is designed to train Instructors how to plan and conduct deep dives involving staged decompression, using gases containing Helium to a depth of 300 feet.

    Read more about the TDI Advanced Trimix course and how we teach it here

    TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor

    Pre-requisites Certifications for TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor Course:

    * Minimum age of 21 years old

    * Have a minimum certification as a TDI Extended Range Instructor or TDI Normoxic Trimix Instructor, or equivalent.

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

    * Show proof of 250 logged open water dives.

    * Show proof of a minimum of 30 logged Trimix Dives.

    * Show proof of 20 dives deeper than 180 feet.

    * Assist with teaching at least one TDI Advanced Trimix course.

    And meet one of the following requirements:

    * Have certified at least ten students in TDI Extended Range or TDI Normoxic Trimix to a depth of at least 150 feet.

    * Assist with at least two complete Advanced Trimix Classes taught by a TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor and provide a letter of recommendation from the assisted instructor(s).

    Required Equipment for TDI Advanced Trimix Instructors:

    * TDI Standards and Procedures Instructor Manual.

    * TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor Manual.

    * TDI Advanced Trimix student manual and workbook.

    * TDI Evaluation forms

    Number of dives associated with the course:
    At least 4, and two of these must be deeper than 230 feet.

    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 Trimix 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 Trimix course.

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

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

    * Demonstrate mature, sound judgment concerning training and execution.

    * Present one graded presentation on an Advanced Trimix 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.