Now that you are already open water certified and your looking for

little more adventure, technical diving may be just the thing for you.

Question: What is technical diving?


All non commercial diving is categorized as recreational and within

recreational diving there is sport and technical.  Sport

diving includes your open water certification, advanced scuba diver,

and many other specialty course.  Technical diving picks up where sport

diving ends generally at nitrox (a breathing gas with oxygen levels

greater than 21 percent).

Question: What is my first step into technical diving?


Nitrox is most divers first step into technical but it has also become

very popular amongst sport divers so TDI Advanced Nitrox and

Decompression Procedures would be a great start.  Advanced Nitrox and

Decompression Procedures for the foundation of technical diving all

other course will build on the knowledge and skills learned during

these courses.

Question: Do I have to go deep for technical diving?


No. Although technical diving is commonly thought of as deep, there are

a lot of courses that stay within the sport diving limits (40 m / 130

feet) such as Advanced Nitrox, Semi Closed Circuit Rebreather (SCR) and

Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) and Advanced Wreck to name a few.

Question: Will technical diving allow me to go deeper?


yes.  TDI has course curriculums that take you as deep as 100 m / 330

feet and do so in a manner that each course builds on the last and each

course takes you a little deeper.  By receiving training in this manner

not only are your skills and knowledge increasing but so is your

comfort level.