Instructor

The IANTD Instructor Evaluation Course is for Divemasters and Assistant Instructors from IANTD or any other recognized agency, who are ready to take that next step and become fully qualified to teach others the joy of scuba diving, and will be certified to teach Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver and the IANTD Nitrox Diver Programs.


Cavern Divemaster

This Program is designed to extend the diver’s knowledge to safely guide professional cavern tours of non-cavern certifed divers (maximum 4 divers) in the overhead environment. Focus of this program is on safety, conservation, professionalism and preservation.

  • Duration: Must assist in one (1) complete Cavern Diver Program. 3 Days, 4 Dives
  • Prerequisites
$600 One Student
$500 Two Student
$400 Three Student

Open Water and Open Water EANx Instructor Development Program

This Program is designed to train qualified IANTD Dive Masters or IANTD Assistant Instructors as IANTD Open Water or Open Water EANx Instructors.

  • Duration: 7 Days or more. Minimum of 100 logged dives, of which at least 15 were Deep Diver dives between 90 fsw (27 msw) and 130 fsw (39 msw).
  • Prerequisites
$1500 One Student

Advanced Recreational Trimix Instructor

This Program is designed to allow Instructors to teach Recreational Trimix and Advanced Recreational Trimix, including all other programs an Advanced EANx Instructor may teach. Advanced EANx Instructors who are also Normoxic Trimix Divers or Trimix Divers may teach this program without attending an IEC.

  • Duration: 7 Days or more
  • Prerequisites
$1500 One Student

Cavern Diver Instructor

This Program is designed to develop qualified IANTD Cavern Diver Instructors.

  • Duration: 2 days or more
  • Prerequisites
$1000 One Student

Introductory Cave Instructor

This Program is designed to provide quality training to divers advancing into introductory cave diving. In addition, it serves as a mechanism to further develop overhead teaching experience for Instructors, enabling them to evolve to more competent Cave Instructors.

  • Duration: 2 days or more. Dive Experience: minimum of 200 logged dives of which 75 were cave dives, must have taught a minimum of 3 Cavern Diver Programs.
  • Prerequisites
$1400 One Student

Technical Instructor

This Program is designed to provide a more in-depth knowledge of EANx, Oxygen, and of technical diving applications. Technical Instructors are charged with teaching divers to use custom blends of EANx for bottom mix, travel mixes and decompression mixes. Technical Instructors may teach Open Water Diver through Technical Diver. Dive Experience: Must have taught a minimum of eight (8) IANTD courses. 
Must have a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience. 
Must have assisted in one (1) course or do so as part of the IEC. 
Must provide proof of a minimum of 350 logged dives, of which at least 100 were deeper than 130 fsw (39 msw) and at least 40 dives breathing EANx or other mixtures and requiring decompression stops.

  • Duration: 3 days or more. Dive Experience: Must have taught a minimum of eight (8) IANTD courses.
  • Prerequisites
$1800 One Student

Technical Cave Diver Instructor

This Program is designed to develop competent Instructors for teaching the safe usage of EANx mixtures while cave diving. Dive Experience: Must have taught a minimum of three (3) IANTD Introductory Cave Diver Programs. 
Must provide proof of a minimum of 350 logged dives, where at least 150 were technical dives (Cave, Wreck Penetration, Technical Diver, Normoxic Trimix, Trimix, etc.) and at least 100 NON CAVE TRAINING DIVES between Introductory to Cave Dives and Cave Dives.

  • Duration: 4 days or more
  • Prerequisites
$1800 One Student

MBT* = Minutes of Bottom Time