ITDA Advanced Instructor

Advanced Scuba Instructor

Advanced-Instructor is a level above our Sports Instructor rating and this means that to become an advanced sports scuba instructor, skills, dive theory and knowledge above and beyond what is normally required must be demonstrated and proven to an instructor trainer (Assessor) who will undertake training as a "Specialist Student" making mistakes and assessing / testing the Advanced Instructor candidates to their limits. Before graduating them as ITDA Advanced Instructors.

An Advanced Instructor is essentially a "Specialist Instructor" with more experience then a Sports Instructor.

How to become an Advanced Sports Scuba Instructor

ITDA Instructors may qualify to upgrade / become Advanced Instructors by completing "Speciailist Instructor" training with a specailist trainer, Course Director or appointed person from ITDA Group HQ. Once 5 Specialist Instructor ratings are acheived to level 3 / Advanced level in that Specialisy they may be certified by a specialist Trainer Assessor or Course Director / HQ Staff.

Crossover Instructors and Upgrades

Instructors from other agencies may apply to ITDA HQ for approval to join ITDA as an advanced instructor if they can clearly prove and demonstrate exceptional skills and abilities in diver training, and have certified a minimum of 50+ Students and has been a certified instructor for over 12 months.  Technical Instructors may also apply...

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Advanced ITDA instructors MUST also have advanced life support, oxygen first-aid and AED First-Aid instructor ratings with IHMP...

Or may include these programs with their crossover / upgrade program.