Who can take ITDA Advanced Specialist Certification?
Any agency divers with Specialist Diving Interests may apply
to be awarded this level based on three factors:
1. Extensive Proven Experience in thier field /
Specialist Area and academic knowledge demonstrated
2. Recognition from the Dive Industry or Diving
realted historical societies or bodies for outstanding
3. Over 10+ plus logged dives in the specialist area
If you want to complete the required course program for
certification you must graduate from the ITDA Specialist Diver
level 2 in order to be qualified to enter the Adavnced
Specailist Diving Program.
Level 1. is an Introduction to the
Level 2. is the intermediate level.
Level 3. is the Advanced Specialist Level.
Level 3, Specialist Scuba Diving Advanced Level
This level is designed especially for divers with a great
experience, a minmum Advanced Open Water certifications with 30+ Open
Water Dives experience and having dived at the Level 2.
Intermediate level with ITDA... Is required to gain
entry to technical programs.
Specialist Diving Certifications available at this
Buoyancy Control and Gas
Management - Cold Water (dry Suit) Diving, Overhead Environment
- Caven Diving - Wreck Diving - Deep Diving - Side Mount -
Sports Nitrox - Rebreather Training (Semi Closed SCR & Closed
Circuit CCR to 30m/100ft) - Research & Scientific Diving -
Rescue - DPV and ROV - Search & Recovery - Marine Life - Reef
Fish ID - Shark Diving. - Navigation - Night Diving
- Equipment - Dive
Planning - Twinset Diving - UW Photography / UW Video - SMB
Deployment - Computer Diver
Instructors may also apply to ITDA HQ to add / incldue IAP
(Instructor Authored Programs) with HQ setting minimum standards
and safe training requirements based on the risk factor at this
Training and Experience Required for Certification
at Level 3. Advanced
A minimum of x6 Dives, plus theory modules for each subject
area, "Diving Specialist", Certification at intermediate
Instructors may also add dives up to a maximum of x8
dives for certification, based on the students abilities and
skills as demonstrated in assessments and evaluation.
Theory modules MUST br passed at 85%
Instructors may also train and certify CPR First Aid and
basic rescue skills with surface recovery methods and may also
offer Oxygen First Aid and AED/DEA First-Aid at this level. If student
already completed this training!
Specialist Diver Certifications at all levels may be fully
credited to further trainng and education in the ITDA System,
a Diver takes the ITDA Advanced Open water or Advanced Sports
Diver Programs, prevous Specailist certification may be
credited. i.e. If a diver has x2 Specialist Certifications
at level 1. They ONLY need to complete the core programs dives
requirement and the theory modules to certify ITDA Advanced Open
Water / Adavnced Club Diver. The Core Dives are: Buoyancy -
Navigation and Deep Dive....
See Advanced Scuba Diver Program link here
How can I book a course?
You can simply email us here at HQ and we can advise
you of our nearest training partner facility or ITDA
Specailist Instructor... Or you can inquire at your ITDA
Training Facility or Club or Resort Centre.