NEW Trainer Level - ITDA "Designate" Trainer
We have in 2014 introduced a NEW gap level for upgrade programs for those senior instructors with a great deal of knowledge and experience to entry level trainer and the title of "ITDA trainer-designate"... While they gain experience working on actual ITP Courses with our Course Directors and HQ Staff...
Who can become a Course Director?
Anyone with the required experience level and who has demonstrated exceptional skills in training Instructors and Diving Industry Professionals. See below:
How can I become a Course Director?
Prerequisites for Qualification to Attend an ITDA Course Director Training Program:
Instructor Trainer or Staff Instructor min 2 years
21 years old and a certified diver for 6 or more years
Minimum of 300+ Dives
Specialist Instructor in at least 5 areas
Must have completed at least 4 Instructor programs
Crossovers are invited from any agency or equal at IDC Staff Instructor Level (2 IDC's Minimum)
New Path to become an ITDA Club Trainer...
From 2015 we are introducing another industry first for qualification as ITDA Club Trainer... Advanced Instructors and Technical Instructors will be able to apply to become ITDA Club Trainers based on prior learning credits and experience... Gaining experience in training instructors in our Club Sytsem under a Club Trainer / Course Director or HQ Staff...
NEW Crossover Level to Trainer Non-ITDA...
In 2015 we also introduced a NEW Crossover and upgrade system from any agency Advanced or Specialist Instructor to become an ITDA Instructor Trainer... Who may attend the CD/ITP Training Program. Or based on previous experience be invited to an "Audit Skills" Program at an ITP or CD/ITP... Costs from Just $2,999plus materials pack.
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Two times a year, "ITDA Group HQ" will issue invitations to our most experienced Instructors to attend a regional ITP for Trainer or Course Director Upgrade programs, these programs will be discounted by up to 33% with an Invitation from ITDA Group HQ.
Cost of CD/ITP
The CD/ITP Starts 3 days before the ITP (7 Days) and continues for 2 days after and is therefore a minimum total time of 12 Days, so a two week (14 Day) time period is ideal. To allow for travelling and acclimatisation etc.
Costs may vary from Region to region but HQ prices are at just $5,899 USD (Normal Price $7,999) for the European CD/ITP. Price includes: All Training and Certification Materials / Registration with ITDA Group International HQ. Whole CD/ITP. 12 Days, Instructor Trainer Only Course (Not Including Course Director Certification) is the same time but is just $3,499.00 USD... Plus IT materials...