The minimum age to enrol on the TDI Cavern Instructor course is 21, you should already be certified as SDI Instructor or the equivalent for at least one year, and currently, be a TDI Nitrox Instructor or equivalent, hold a current CPR and first aid certification. Minimum certification of TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor and TDI Full Cave certification or equivalent. Provide proof of 100 full cave dives. You must provide proof of teaching a minimum of 4 TDI courses and assisting with a minimum of 1 complete TDI Cavern Diver course with 1 active TDI Cave Diver Instructor, and provide a recommendation from a TDI Cave Instructor with which the candidate has assisted in cavern training classes and stating that the candidate is prepared for the instructor evaluation program.
Who this course is for
This course is the point of entry for all TDI instructors wishing to teach in this environment, the evaluator will examine the students attitude, professionalism and ability. You will be evaluated on your ability to present topics in the water and classroom, and your ability to develop competent and capable cavern divers, whilst not impacting the cavern environment negatively.
What you can expect
Your time on this program will be divided between classroom and cavern dives, and further divided between skill and knowledge development, plus an assessment of your ability to effectively teach in and out of the water.
How to get started
Click the book online button, find a date that suits you, and choose your preferred payment method. As soon as we receive your booking, we will be in touch to finalize the arrangements. If you would like to discuss course options with your instructor before booking, or you cannot find a scheduled date that fits in with your plans, you can use the live chat option, or email us via the contact page.
This course is not supported by e-learning, all required digital materials will be made available to you upon confirming your booking.
We highly recommend using your own equipment for the course, we can arrange rental equipment if this is not possible, please let us know what is needed when making your booking. If you would like to purchase equipment from us for use during your course please let us know, we can have that ready for you on arrival, see our store for available dive equipment.
Your course fee does not include travel expenses for the instructor trainer, please discuss these with us prior to booking, these will be shared between all candidates attending the program.
All participants need to be medically fit for diving, to determine this please read, and follow the instructions on the Diver Medical Form. If it highlights a condition you have that requires medical approval you will need this prior to going in the water. We recommend you do this prior to your arrival in Moalboal. We can arrange a visit to the doctor here, but facilities may not be to the same standard where you are from. You can find the form here.