Extended Range Instructor

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In the TDI Extended Range Instructor Course, the instructor candidate will receive training in the proper techniques, equipment requirements and hazards of extended range diving to depths of up to 55 metres/180 feet, while utilizing nitrox mixtures and oxygen for staged decompression. Topics that candidates may be asked to present include:

  • Kit set-up
  • Equipment requirements
  • Decompression techniques
  • Decompression breathing gases
  • Lift bag / DSMB deployment
  • Decompression tables

The TDI Extended Range Instructor materials includes

  • Extended Range/Trimix instructor guide
  • Extended Range/Trimix PowerPoint®
  • EAD table
  • TDI student record folder
  • Logo sticker
  • TDI Extended Range/Trimix manual
  • TDI presentation bag
  • TDI temporary card

Extended Range Instructor Course Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 21
  • Provide proof of 250 logged dives, 25 must be extended range dives
  • Certification as a TDI Extended Range Diver or equivalent
  • Certification as a TDI Advanced Nitrox and Staged Decompression Instructor or equivalent
  • Must have certified 10 students in advanced nitrox diver or decompression procedures diver, a minimum of 5 must be decompression procedures divers
 

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