TDI TRIMIX INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Advanced Side mount skill
Diver in Training as TDI Trimix Instructor

The TDI Trimix Instructor Course – Entry Level –  only available in Phuket Thailand, provides the training required to competently and safely teach breathing gases containing helium for dives that need staged decompression to a maximum depth of 60 metres.

The goal of this course is to train Instructors to teach the benefits, hazards and proper ways of utilising custom oxygen/helium/nitrogen mixtures as breathing gases containing no less than 18% Oxygen – NORMOXIC TRIMIX.

If weather doesn’t allow or at special request the last day of Diving can be done in Song Hong Lake, down South of Thailand (4 hrs drive from Phuket). This lake reaches a depth of 177 meters and is a fresh water lake.

The course can be done on either advanced Sidemount setup or on Back mount configurations.

TDI Trimix Instructor Course Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 2l
  • Minimum certification as a TDI Trimix Diver and a TDI Advanced Nitrox and Decompression Procedures Instructor, or equivalent
  • Proof of 15 certified advanced nitrox or decompression procedures divers; minimum of 10 must be decompression procedures divers
  • Provide proof of 250 logged dives with a minimum of 20 logged Trimix dives outside of training, 10 of these dives must be in the last 12 months

Course Structure:

  • 5 days
  • Pre-requisites apply to all instructor level courses
  • Certification fee to be paid to SDI/TDI HQ

For Course standards and procedures please click on the logo below.

DAY:TIME:LOCATION:TO DO:DIVE DEPTH:
1AM & PMCLASSROOM & POOLPRESENTATIONSN/A
2AM & PMBOAT3 DIVESMAX 40 METERS
3AM & PMCLASSROOM & POOLPRESENTATIONSN/A
4AM & PMBOAT3 DIVESMAX 50 METERS
5AM & PMBOAT OR SONG HONG CAVE3 DIVESMAX 60 METERS
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS ALL COURSES
Primary and secondary regulators (for back gas or Sidemount set-up)3 stage/decompression regulators
Mask + Back-up maskBCD (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 suitKnife/cutting device and backup
Two inflatable signal tubesReel and spool
Slate and backup slateCompass
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.