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SDI Instructor Trainer Course

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Course Overview

The SDI Instructor Trainer is the highest rating of the recreational progression. Only SDI/TDI HQ can teach this course.


Minimum age of 21.
Active status IT Staff Instructor for at least 12 months.
Hold a current diving medical.
Certified minimum 150 divers.
First Aid and CPR certified (not older than 12 months).
Oxygen Provider certified.

Details of the course

The Instructor Trainer course covers:

  • Organisation and staff role at HQ
  • SDI standards and procedures
  • History and code of ethics SDI/TDI
  • Products and procedures
  • Liabilty and insurance
  • Risk management
  • Methods of Instruction
  • Review of diver and leadership courses
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Counseling techniques

Course duration and number of dives

The Instructor Trainer course can be completed within 6 days. 2 dives are required.

Course Price

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Additional costs

Check with SDI/TDI HQ.

Equipment requirement

Check with SDI/TDI HQ.

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