Advanced Specialist Diver

specialist Advanced Certifications

From our ITDA Level 1 and 2 Specialist Diver Certificaions, we can now offer our "Unique" Advanced Specialist Certifications, giving specailist divers recognition for their advanced status in theory and diving skills, and greater experience.

What is the Advanced Specialist Certification?dvr_wreck

This is the highest level of "Specailsit Diver", in the diving industry and requires real advanced experience and knowledge to attain the certification level. Exceeding the highest standards in diving. This level is unique in scuba-diving as no other agency has this level of requirement for this certification.

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
2. Recognition from the Dive Industry or Diving realted historical societies or bodies for outstanding acheivement
3. Over 100 plus logged dives in the specialist area of expertise
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 specialist subject and Level 2, is the intermediate level.cave_dvr3


Who may Certify this Advanced Specialist Level Certification?

ITDA Advanced Instructors or Specialist Instructors, may train and certify the Level 1 and Level 2 Specialist Certifications, However the Advanced Specialist / Level 3 Programs may ONLY be certified by ITDA Advanced Specialist Instructors with unique specailist skills, knowledge and experience in the specailist area.

ITDA Specialist Diving Subject Areas / Fields Include:

Marine Life - Mammals - Shark Diving (Shark Wrangler) - Marine Biology - Marine Sciences - Research Diving
Wreck Diving - Deep Wrecks (mixed Gas) - Wreck Diving (CCR Diving) - Ice Wreck Diving
Night Diving - Night Wreck Diving - Limited Visibility - Environmental Diving - Ice Diving
Rebreather Diving - SCR - CCR - Mixed Gas CCR - Deep CCR
UW Photography - UW Digital Photography - UW Video - UW Video Production - UW Film-Making
Historical Diving - UW Archaeology - Geological Interests - Scientific Diving
DPV Diving- DVP Operations and Recovery - Safety Diving and Advanced Rescue and Recovery

More are being added all the time as we get instructors and trainers graduating specialist fields....


Course content for Advanced Specialist Certifications

Due to the nature of the vast and complex areas of subject matter the ITDA Course Content at this level is mostly determined by the Specialist Instructors and Trainers., with written assignments and research projects in many areas.  ITDA expects divers at this level to have 100% effective diving skills.