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About our Certifications

We have been training and certifying divers since 1998 beginning with Technical Diving as the ETDA European Technical Diving Agency and then being asked by our instructors, trainers and course directors to develop recreational Scuba certifications back in 2004/05.

And from 2006/07 we expanded into the Occupational (At Work) diving market with "Construction diving" and "Public Safety Diving / UW Welding and Professional Rescue" Public Safety Diving programs which were developed with and for the Malaysian Federal Fire and Rescue Services. In 2009/10. We developed Research and Scientific Diving with Higher Education from ITDA Academy and skills from ITDA.
Many of these courses are still running today...

So a big warm welcome from ITDA HQ Management to our full range of course programs...Many of our certification programs have junior levels from 8 years to 15 years old.  For Advanced Technical Diving and Professional levels minimum age is 18 Years. Professional Technical levels are 21 years plus...

Note: all Technical levels are Diploma Level as are the Assessor Grades and some professional levels. All ITDA Recreational Scuba programs are Certificate levels... In academic terms Diploma & Certificate are the level awards.

Left: New 2022 e-certification with photo and phone app with online verification...

Learn more....  ITDA Certification Process or See About us - Introduction to ITDA

ITDA Academy Online Courses Link Here!

ITDA Non Diving Programs

ITDA non-diving programs include: First Aid Training from IHMP - Aquatic First Aid (For anyone working in our around water). Snorkelling and Free Diving - Experience Diving Programs like; Try Diving / Day Courses and our unique pre open water 1 day certification level "Introduction to Scuba Diving".

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Non Diving (Experience Programs
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Entry Level ITDA Certifications

ITDA Introduction to Scuba (experience program) leading to "Open Water Scuba Diver" is our first FULL International Scuba Diving Certification.

ITDA Open Water Divers may dive unsupervised (After an experience level of a minimum of 10 Open water Dives) to a Maximum depth of 20m/66ft. Attend group dives , Upgrade to Rescue Diver, take level specialist programs and hire rental dive equipment. Book Divetours etc.

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ITDA Rescue Diving - Scuba - Tech - Professional

ITDA Rescue Diving Programs - Four (4) levels are: Sports Rescue Diver Program. You will learn about self rescue, seamanship and water survival skills, Buddy rescue, Diver Lifts from depth, conscious and unconscious.
Surface Rescue and panic diver control...

Plus  IHMP Oxygen First-Aid is included. Advanced Rescue Diver.  You will extend your current knowledge of rescue skills to include: Advanced Life Support, (2+ Multiple Persons) rescue and advanced rescue and life saving techniques and exercises.(May involve deeper diving & Decompression) This is simply an extension of the sports rescue program to deeper depths and more rescue skills, plus Advanced Life Support.  Contact us for further details

Aquatic Rescue Program. which is designed for Life Guards, Resort Staff and anyone who may need to safely conduct a water rescue who is NOT a professional and needs only surface rescue skills and first aid for aquatic injuries from drowning to marine life injuries.  

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ITDA Advanced Scuba Diving

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

Please NOTE: 10 Open Water Dives minimum experience and certification as a rescue diver are required for entry into our Specialist Diver Level 2. and above...

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ITDA Specialist Diving

ITDA Specialist Scuba Diver has three (3) Distinct levels: Level 1 (Basic Skills - Introduction) and Level 2 Intermediate Specialist Diver Certification.

And we now offer our "Unique" Advanced Specialist Certifications, giving Specialist divers recognition for their advanced status in theory and diving skills, and much greater experience.

Please NOTE: 10 Open Water Dives experience are required for Specialist Diver Level 2. and above...

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Master Diver Scuba

ITDA Master Diver

ITDA Master Scuba Diver is our highest non-professional level and offers a real challenge to anyone that wants to have the highest certification in diving without the responsibility of becoming a professional...  

A Diver at this level requires the same training as our leadership levels without the Assistant Instructor, diver supervision, assessment and teaching modules...

Master Diver is our highest non-professional crossover level for Military and Commercial Divers for a Scuba or Technical Certification based on experience!

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ITDA Leadership

Entry level Professional

Our Leadership levels are unique in the Diving Industry as we do not just train this level to supervise divers in training and act as guides as many agencies do... They can be "Specialist Instructors" / Upgrade to divepro.

But we offer a number of upgrade options which can be included in the Dive Leader Certification or may be added later as training modules...

We also offer crossovers and upgrade paths for divers with leadership levels from other agencies with experience.

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Instructor Training

ITDA-IHMP Instructor Training

Welcome to the NEW Dynamic and exciting ITP Instructor Training Program(s) "Scuba-Professional" from ITDA Group International and the International Technical Diving Agency (ITDA) Europe...

Developed to meet the changing and global needs of divers across the world... Our Open Water Scuba Instructor is dynamic and flexible and most of all an all round true diving professional...  

With Skills and dive theory above most agency requirements for this level... And compliant with EU. UK and International Industry, ANSI/EN and ISO standards.

ITDA-IHMP Training Training Programs and Crossovers plus...

ITDA - IHMP Training and Course Director levels.

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Technical Diving

International Technical Diving Agency (ITDA), as the name suggests we are technical diver training specialists and from our formation back in 1998 as the ETDA European Technical Diving Agency.

The ITDA has developed and progressed technical diving in 65+ Countries and now offers higher and safer training standards then many other agencies...

With an extensive range of technical programs.

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IHMP First Aid

IHMP First Aid

IHMP (International Hyperbaric Medical Programs) were the First-Aid training division of ITDA from the beginning but due to expanding our first aid training and medical certifications beyond the diving industry.

IHMP. ECR, modular, training, first-aid, CPR, AED, DEA, Oxygen, emergency, First Aid at work, IHMP-ECR (Emergency Care Responder), BLS/ALST. ITDA, Standards,

IHMP First-Aid and Medical training offer a complete range of training and certifications in First-Aid and Emergency Pre-Hospital Care for all environments and situations, not just for diving injuries and accidents...  Operating in 65+ Countries...

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Occupational Diving

From Cleaning Boats and anti-fouling, Blanking and sealing, Sea Chest Inspections, NDT, to diving for Scallops or using a hard hat, band mask and surface air or mixed gas.

Public Safety Diving, ROV- UW-Welding, Cutting, Artificial Reef Building. Fisheries Support, Preparing wrecks for sinking and Thruster replacement on support vessels and rigs etc...

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Occupational Diving

Professional & Occupational Diving

Occupational Diving (Professional-Diving) covers any diving activities where a person is considered to be "at work" or employed in diving activities.

We will demonstrate here what is "Occupational Diving" and how it works and is used to support diving industry services.

From Cleaning Boats and anti-fouling, Blanking and sealing, Sea Chest Inspections, NDT, to diving for Scallops or using a hard hat, band mask and surface air or mixed gas.

Public Safety Diving, ROV- UW-Welding, Cutting, Artificial Reef Building. Pre-paring wrecks for sinking and Thruster replacement on support vessels and rigs etc...

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Underwater Welding and Construction diver are just x2 Examples of Pro Diving. There are many more!

There are x3 Primary environments for Pro-Diving employment.

1. In-shore.  2. Off-Shore and  3. In-land.

Primary Industries include: Energy Sector - Oil & Gas - Aqua Cultivation & Marine Research

From Chamber Tours to Operations

Non-medical and Medical Tender and Supervisor

Chamber Operator & DDRC for Divers and HBOT!

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