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Technical Diving - The Next Step

What is technical diving?

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?

Answer: 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?

Answer: Nitrox is most divers first step into technical but it has also become very popular among 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?

Answer: 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?

Answer: Yes. TDI has course curriculum 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.

Interested in Tech Diving? Contact us today!


TDI Specialty Classes

We can provide training in the following areas:

Open Circuit Courses

  • Intro to Tech Diving

  • Nitrox Diver

  • Advanced Nitrox Diver

  • Decompression Procedures Diver

  • Extended Range Diver

  • Trimix Diver

  • Advanced Trimix Diver 

  • Helitrox

  • Trimix

Overhead Environment Courses

  • Cavern Diver

  • Intro Cave Diver

  • Full Cave Diver

  • Advanced Wreck Diver

  • Cave DPV Diver

  • Stage Cave Diver

  • Cave Surveying Diver

Rebreather Courses

  • KISS Air Diluent CCR Diver

  • KISS Mixed Gas Diluent CCR Diver

  • KISS Sidewinder Air Diluent & Deco

  • KISS Mixed Gases

Service Courses

  • Nitrox Gas Blender

  • Advanced Gas Blender

  • O2 Service Technician

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