Instructor Training

ITDA Course Director

ITDA Course Director and our Instructor Trainer programs are "Real World Training", this means that the training takes place as part of a real Instructor Program and under the direct supervision of our highest level HQ Staff and / or Assessor Examiners...

As CD Course Director programs and from 2019 our new CD Assessor workshops. (Run alongside the ITP Instructor Program)

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ITDA Course Director

ITDA Course Director and our Instructor Trainer programs are "Real World Training", this means that the training takes place as part of a real ITP and under the direct supervision of our highest level HQ Staff Assessor Examiners...

There are three (x3) ways to become an ITDA Course Director.

1.Attend a Course Director Program

2.Be Invited by ITDA HQ to Attend a CD Program

3.Crossover from an equal level from another agency and be assessed on a working CD Program. (As a CD Designate)
 See ITDA Crossover Page

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Course Director Programs
Course Director Programs are available in all ITDA Regions at least one course per year.
Europe - Asia - USA - Red Sea -
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Course Director Crossover
Any Agency Current Course Director may apply to crossover and Join us. Assessment may be required. Depending on experience.
Trainer Upgrades
Experienced Trainers with any agency may crossover with a view to upgrading to Course Director level is CD Designate.

ITDA Pro-Training Facilities

ITDA Pro-Training facilities and our unique Divepro training partners need an ITDA Course Director to operate our Instructor Training Programs...

An ITDA HQ Staff member can be appointed as an Assessor Examiner or an Experienced Course Director may apply to upgrade to ITDA Assessor Examiner on completion of our Assessor Program...

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About ITDA Course Director

Some agencies only simulate the pressure of real training, we make it real because it is real!  

The most challenging professional level of training that exists in our system! Our Course Director workshops and our training standards are award winning...

Become an ITDA member ahead of your course program and learn more about, and obtain member price!

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Why should I become an ITDA Course Director?

There are very many reasons you may want to become an ITDA Course Director for one if you are interested in training professionals as multi-agency, offering your candidates / clients a choice of agencies.

Or perhaps to save money and offer more training options with greater flexibility and to be a part of our New Membership System... NO Annual Fees just a small monthly payment. Plus commission on your students membership monthly...

And discounts on materials and certifications...

Plus we pay discounts up to 30% and offer incentives with commissions paid on instructor candidates online education with
ITDA Academy...

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How can I become an ITDA Course Director?

Prerequisites for Qualification to Attend an ITDA Course Director Training Program: Instructor Trainer or Staff Instructor with a minimum of 2 years experience. 21 years old and a certified Instructor for 3-5 or more years Minimum of 300+ Dives Specialist Instructor Trainer in at least 5 areas.

Must have completed / Assisted with at least 2 Instructor programs or IDC's or equal any agency...

Crossovers are invited from any agency or equal at IDC Staff Instructor Level (2 IDC's Minimum) or any Industry Instructor Trainer level who has worked with a minimum of 2 Instructor training courses (Any agency)...

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By Invitation from HQ
Four (x4) times a year, "ITDA Group HQ" will issue invitations to our most experienced Instructors to attend a regional ITP/CD for Trainer or Course Director Upgrade programs, these programs will be discounted by up to 40% with an Invitation...
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Cost of CD/ITP Course Program 2022/23
The CD/ITP Starts 3 days before an ITP (7 Days) and continues for 2 days after and is therefore a minimum total time of 12 Days, so a two week (14 Day) time period is ideal / recommended.

To allow for travelling and acclimatization etc. From 2021 we have introduced a new CD Assessor Program as a workshop format to be conducted at HQ. In Malaga, Spain. or can be added to an ITP and can be completed in one 3-4 Day program or two programs as part one(1) three days (3) and a part two(2) three days (3)...

The program maybe split over a three (3) month period or up to a maximum of six(6) months. For parts 1 and 2.  This gives the option not to be disruptive to your everyday business.Costs may vary from Region to region but HQ prices are at just €5,999 euros (Normal Price €7,999) for the European CD/ITP.

Price includes: All Training and Certification Materials / Registration with ITDA - International HQ.  Whole CD/ITP. 12 Days, or CD Workshop program in one or two parts, at just €3.599 (Not Including Course Director Certification which is €499 includes: Diploma in Diving Education from ITDA Academy)

ITDA Professional Materials Packs, also include all student and instructor certification programs, making our professional levels really great value for money... IT/CD Pack is €599 and in USD $699 and GBP £599...

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We only issue certifications based on actual ability level, sometimes this means requiring more experience before full certifications are awarded. 98% of our programs are pass first time...
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