TDI Instructor


Are you an experienced dive instructor and passionate technical diver, and do you want to join the ranks of some the top technical diving instructors in the world? Get started with a TDI Instructor Course. Starting at the entry levels, you will learn the fundamentals skills, requirements and be evaluated on proper techniques for conducting technical diver courses. As you gain teaching and diving experience, you will qualify to enter higher level instructor programs.


Who this course is for:

  • The experienced active dive instructor and technical diver who is looking to share their passion for technical diving with others

Course Duration:

The instructor course is conducted as theory, exams and evaluations on the levels you wish to teach.  

The evaluations are generally run 2 to 3 days dependant on course level. 

Courses should not be treated as a race or something that can be skipped through quickly. Please remember training does not guarantee certification, we need to ensure you fully understand the training and will be a safe diver on certification. We follow a loved one clause that when certified we would be happy you could safely dive with one of our loved ones.

We will strive to meet your timelines and requirements where possible and will always be dependant on student availability to attend sessions.


Course prerequisites & forms:

  • Minimum age 18
  • Certified diver for the program they wish to teach
  • Provide proof of 100 logged dives completed in a number of different environments with varying depths
  • Provide proof of a minimum number of dives or hours underwater depending on the specific course
  • Certified as an SDI Instructor or the equivalent
  • Hold a current CPR and first aid certification (i.e. current and valid First Response certification)
  • Current medical examination signed by a licensed physician for diving
  • Possess the minimum instructional equipment as defined in the
  • leadership standards

*NOTE: This is a very generic outline of TDI Instructor program prerequisites. As there are many different TDI Programs, the prerequisites will vary.


Medical Form
Liability Release 

What you can expect to learn:

The objective of this program is to:

  • Introduce the instructor candidate to TDI
  • Introduce the candidate to all of the programs they will be qualified to teach
  • Introduce the candidate to all of the instructor materials and student materials for those programs they will be teaching
  • Demonstrate how to use all of the support materials to teach those programs
  • Teach the instructor “How to Conduct” each of those programs, listing helpful hints on “How to teach” academics as well as possible problems they may experience in the pool/confined water and open water sessions and ways to handle those problems
  • Demonstrate how to register and certify TDI Divers and Leadership levels

The topics to be covered are:

  • Welcome and Course Orientation
  • The TDI Instructor
  • Dive Leader Risk Management
  • Methods of Instruction
  • Business Side of Diving
  • How to conduct the specific TDI Diver Course including:
    • Classroom requirements
    • Pool/confined water requirements
    • Open Water requirements
    • Required materials
    • Required paperwork
    • How to use the TDI Instructor Guide and Standards and Procedures Manual

What’s in it for you?

  • Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may conduct diver level courses at the level for which they have been evaluated

How to take this course?

  • Availability to start every week. 
  • Get in touch with us by phone, whatsapp, facebook or e-mail
  • You can also add to shopping cart and pay online using ideal, credit card or paypal.

Price & Value:

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*Fully inclusive of all e-learning, training and certification on successful completion.

We focus on and are proud of the skill level, knowledge, decision making, experience and readiness of divers to dive at levels which they have been trained. We want to invest in you, your safety and ability to dive, then come home with amazing stories.

Our courses are priced as such and we do not hide additional costs. We are are very flexible for training, especially in terms of dates or location as we know we all have busy lives and work commitments. However if for reasons outside of weather, illness or other such emergencies a course/training can not be completed in the standard training schedule we will charge for extra days at €150,00 per day.