The ITDA Buoyancy and Gas Management
"Specialist Certification" will teach divers at any level, how
to better management their breathing gas by control and
trimming of equipment and weights, best types of weights to
use, enviromental factors, new equipment, improving diving
skills and techniques.
Principles of Weight Control and Problems
So many new divers and even experienced divers, can struggle
being uncomfortable and using large volumes of air or nitrox, due
to problems with over or under weighting, equipment problems and
generally poor buoyancy control...
Buoyancy Certification Content
Assessment and evaluation of Buoyancy Skills
Area's specific to improve skills with direction and
practice from ITDA Professionals
Bouyancy Theory "Master Class", Archimedes Principle
and Buoyancy Management
Effects of Good Buoyancy (BCD) on Gas Management
Promoting Positive Diving Skills and Correction of
Minimum of 2 to 4 Training Dives or More if required
Minimum of 3 hours theory / Presentations and
Use of Nitrox to reduce stress, Nitrox diving
Certification in Buoyancy & Gas Management
Additional Training and Certifications that may be
added or Included:
Advanced Resort Diver or Advanced Club Diver
Who may train and Certify this level.
ITDA Dive Leaders (Under Instructor Direct Supervision) and
All ITDA Instructor Levels may train and certify the ITDA
Buoyancy and Gas Mangement Program.
Note: Nitrox and Advanced
Diver Levels MUST be certified by an ITDA Instructor level.
Diver Leaders may Assist Instructors with training sessions
as Instructional Assistants if they are certified to the
Please feel free to contact us about any interest or questions
about joining ITDA or becoming a business associate, affiliate
or training partner, if you would like to nominate your ITDA
Instructor, Trainer or Training Facility for an ITDA Annual
Award please let us know. If you have any inquiries regarding
standards, we would be happy to help, offer advice or take the
appropriate actions. Please see our Standards Page for the link
to our QA "Quality Assurance" form.
International Technical Diving Agency (ITDA) Europe Ltd.
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UK Registered Office
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