Specialist Diving

ITDA Specialist Scuba Diver has three (3) Distinct levels: Level 1 (Basic Skills - Introduction) Open to Open Water Divers (Any Agency) or maybe included in ITDA Open Water Training, and

Level 2 Intermediate Specialist Diver Certification.

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...   Open to Divers from any agency.

ITDA Advanced Specialist Diver (Level 3) may have as many as 12 dives minimum to 20+ in the specialist subject area, and up to 40+ hours of theory, plus assignments and Instructor led projects...

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Who may Certify?

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 specialist skills, knowledge and experience in the specialist area.

Instructors may now also take the assessor workshop and then they may add the ITDA Academy Certificate in Diving (Specialist) and Diploma programs....  

see ITDA Academy link

ITDA Specialist Diving Subject Areas

Because ITDA are also a Technical Training Agency we can offer those scuba divers, who are pre-qualified by; Certification, Training and Experience to "UPGRADE" from our Sports Scuba levels a direct path to our technical levels...

So they do not have to find a another agency or Instructor (As many ITDA Instructors are also technical or may take upgrade professional courses with us to graduate as Technical)

Marine Life - Mammals - Shark Diving (Shark Wrangler) - Marine Biology - Marine Sciences  
Research & Scientific Diver (Fisheries Diver / Advanced Fisheries - Aquaculture -
Coral Protection & Maintenance) - Buoyancy & Gas Management
Wreck Diving - Deep Wrecks (Mixed Gas) - Wreck Diving (CCR Diving) - Ice Wreck Diving -
Night Diving - Night Wreck Diving - Limited Visibility & Night Diving - Environmental Diving -
Ice Diving - Rebreather Diving - SCR - CCR Rebreather - Mixed Gas CCR - Deep CCR (100m) -
UW Photography - UW Digital Photography - UW Video - UW Video Production - UW Film Making - Historical Diving - UW Archaeology - Geological Interests - Scientific Diving - DPV Diving-
DPV Operations and Recovery - Safety Diving and Advanced Rescue and Recovery -
Public Safety Diving - IHMP Aquatic Rescue (Surface Rescue)

More are being added all the time as we get instructors and trainers graduating specialist fields....And our Instructor Authored Programs...

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ITDA Research Diver - Aquaculture (Building an artificial reef with blocs)
Fisheries Diving Programs and Supervisor

ITDA Advanced Specialist Divers are "Experts in their fields"...  Do Not forget divers here are pre-qualified for Certification and Diploma programs

Our Most Popular Specialist Programs

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Buoyancy & Gas Management

After Diving Certification this is the program to take!

You will learn how to trim weights and save air with good to excellent buoyancy skills...

Skills development is rapid.

Aquatic Rescue Program

IHMP Aquatic Rescue is a surface rescue program to learn basic life saving skills and CPR First Aid.

The program is highly recommended for anyone working in or around water...

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Nitrox Diver & Advanced

ITDA offer both Nitrox diving for 32 and 36% O2.
Plus after 10 dives experience you can take our....

Advanced nitrox to 40% or our Technical Nitrox from 50% to 80% as deco gas.

Deep Air (Deco) 50m/165ft.

ITDA Deep air diver to 50m/165ft. offers a crossover level from Scuba to technical diving...

UW Photography

Using a UW Digital camera you will learn the basic skills of framing, setting and using light and colour...

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UW Digital Video

Our training includes "GoPro" technology, learning to set up subjects and flow your video like a pro.

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