TDI Intro to Tech Class

The TDI Intro to Tech course is the perfect course for divers who have heard about technical diving and want to find out more about this exciting branch of advanced recreational diving. This course walks students through the special techniques, planning procedures and skills that set technical diving apart from traditional sport diving. It will show them how to improve their dive planning methods, in-water skills and streamline their existing gear configuration, in a non-threatening and fun learning environment.

The specific skills this course will highlight are:

Advanced Buoyancy Control
Gas Management
Situational Awareness
Trim
Gear Configuration and Selection
And Many More!

TDI’s Intro to Tech course is a useful stand-alone course for the diver who wants to become a more skilled, more proficient diver regardless of if he intends to move on to technical diving. The course may also be used as an introduction to the TDI Advanced Nitrox course and the TDI Decompression Procedures course. And finally, it is also a good refresher for certified technical divers who may want to refresh their skills or have them re-evaluated by a TDI technical instructor.

Typical Schedule:

Day 1: Theory, technical gear selection and fitting, and tech terminology
Day 2: 2 dives
Day 3: 2 dives

Qualifications of Graduates

Graduates will be qualified to enroll in technical diving classes such as advanced nitrox and decompression procedures.

Prerequisites For Entering The Course

Diver Certification. The preferred minimum certification level is NAUI Advanced Diver or higher.
Experience: Documentation of diving experience with a minimum of 50 logged open water dives. Dives shall be varied in environment, depth and activities.

How Much Does It Cost?

The TDI Intro to Tech Course costs $300 per student for a group class and private courses are available. We schedule students together for group classes whenever possible unless a private class is specifically requested. Military and Public Service discounts are also available.

What's Next?

Once you have completed the TDI Intro to Tech Course you may want to continue your exploration of technical diving by taking the TDI advanced nitrox and decompression procedures courses.

Maximum depth for the course: 130 feet.