TDI INSTRUCTOR COURSE – ADVANCED NITROX
The TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor Course, available in Thailand is for Instructors wishing to teach the use of EANx 21 through 100% oxygen for optimal mixes to a depth of 40 metres.
To become an Advanced Nitrox Instructor for TDI, you need to be an Open Water Instructor with 10 certified Nirox Divers and an advanced Nitrox Diver.
The object of this course is to train Nitrox Instructors to teach the benefits, hazards and proper procedures for EANx 21 through 100% oxygen for dives not requiring staged decompression, multi level dives using gas switches to extend the NDL.
Most Instructors combine the Decompression Procedures course or the Sidemount Instructor course.
TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor Course Prerequisites:
- Minimum age 18
- Minimum certification of TDI Advanced Nitrox diver or equivalent
- Provide proof of 100 logged dives, 25 must be nitrox dives
- Must have certified 10 students in entry-level nitrox
Course Structure TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor Course:
- 3 days (one day theory – two days diving) 5 days of which 2 days of theory and pool, if combined with TDI decompression Procedures Instructor
- Pre-requisites apply to all instructor level courses
- Certification fee to be paid directly to SDI/TDI HQ
The course can be done on either advanced Sidemount setup or on Back mount configurations.
For COURSE STANDARDS and PROCEDURES – click on the logo
|DAY:||TIME:||LOCATION:||TO DO:||DIVE DEPTH:|
|1||AM & PM||CLASSROOM & POOL||PRESENTATIONS||N/A|
|2||AM & PM||BOAT||3 DIVES||MAX 40 METERS|
|3||AM & PM||BOAT||3 DIVES||MAX 40 METERS|
|EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS ALL COURSES|
|Primary and secondary regulators (for back gas or Sidemount set-up)||3 stage/decompression regulators|
|Mask + Back-up mask||BCD (wing) and harness or Sidemount Wing (with a min lift of 60 pounds)|
|Depth gauge/trimix computer||Timing device and backup timing device|
|Appropriate exposure suit||Knife/cutting device and backup|
|Two inflatable signal tubes||Reel and spool|
|Slate and backup slate||Compass|
|Torch and Back-up torches (Trimix Diving, Wreck diving and cave diving courses)||Hood - for Cave, Deep and Wreck Diving|
Although we believe each tec instructor should have his/her own kit, we do understand the travel/weight issues.. This is why Equipment rental is available. We carry Hollis, Dive Rite, Xdeep, Scubapro, Apeks wings, backplates, regulators. Please contact us for equipment rental package deals or purchases at the local retail stores in Phuket.