Level 3. Advanced Specialist Diver

This Advanced Specialist level is open to divers who have completed the ITDA Level 2. Specialist program with minimum 30+ Total Dives or ITDA Advanced or Club Divers (20+ Dives) may train and certify as "Advanced Specialist". After certification they may enter ITDA Technical Diving or Leadership Programs. (Leadership Level also requires Advanced Rescue Diver)

Who can take ITDA Advanced Specialist Certification?

Any agency divers with Specialist Diving Interests may apply to be awarded this level based on three factors:diver_deco

1. Extensive Proven Experience in their field / Specialist Area and academic knowledge demonstrated

2. Recognition from the Dive Industry or Diving related historical societies or bodies for outstanding achievement

3. Minimum of over 20+ plus logged dives in the specialist area of expertise

If you want to complete the required course program for certification you must graduate from the ITDA Specialist Diver level 2 in order to be qualified to enter the Advanced Specialist Diving Program.  cert

  • Level 1. is an Introduction to the specialist subject.
  • Level 2. is the intermediate level.
  • Level 3. is the Advanced Specialist Level.

Level 3, Specialist Scuba Diving Advanced Level

This level is designed especially for divers with a great deal of experience, a minimum Advanced Open Water certifications with 30+ Open Water Dives experience and having dived at the Level 2. Intermediate level with ITDA...  Is required to gain entry to technical programs.

See ITDA Membership page to Join us!

Specialist Diving Certifications available at this Advanced Level:

researchBuoyancy Control and Gas Management - Cold Water (dry Suit) Diving, Overhead Environment - Cavern Diving - Wreck Diving - Deep Diving - Side Mount - Sports Nitrox - Rebreather Training (Semi Closed SCR & Closed Circuit CCR to 30m/100ft) - Research & Scientific Diving - Rescue - DPV and ROV - Search & Recovery - Marine Life - Reef Fish ID - Shark Diving. - Navigation - Night Diving - Equipment - Dive Planning - Twinset Diving - UW Photography / UW Video - SMB Deployment - Computer Diver - Cave Diver (from Level 2 ONLY)...

Instructors may also apply to ITDA HQ to add / incldue IAP (Instructor Authored Programs) with HQ setting minimum standards and safe training requirements based on the risk factor at this level.

Training and Experience Required for Certification at Level 3. Advanced Specialist

Core requirements:cold_dvr

A minimum of x8 Dives, plus theory modules for each subject area, "Diving  Specialist", Certification at intermediate Level.

Instructors may also add dives up to a maximum of x8 dives for certification, based on the students abilities and skills as demonstrated in assessments and evaluation.  Theory modules MUST be passed at 85%

Instructors may also train and certify CPR First Aid and basic rescue skills with surface recovery methods and may also offer Oxygen First Aid and AED/DEA First-Aid at this level. If student has not already completed this training!

Specialist Diver Certifications at all levels may be fully credited to further training and education in the ITDA System,

If a Diver takes the ITDA Advanced Open water or Advanced Sports Diver Programs, previous Specialist certification may be credited.  i.e. If a diver has x2 Specialist Certifications at level 1. They ONLY need to complete the core programs dives requirement and the theory modules to certify ITDA Advanced Open Water / Advanced Club Diver. The Core Dives are: Buoyancy - Navigation and Deep Dive.... See Advanced Scuba Diver Program link here

How can I book a course?

You can simply email us here at HQ and we can advise you of our nearest training partner facility or ITDA Specailist Instructor... Or you can inquire at your ITDA Training Facility or Club or Resort Centre.

Email: admin@diveitda.com

See ITDA Membership page to Join us!

webPage is in development and more information is available from a mailto:admin@diveitda.com if you have an urgent inquiry...

Please check us out on social media using the icons (Top right hand of screen...) or Facebook / Twitter or LinkedIn

ITDA and IHMP, training scuba diving, advanced and technical, training professional divers, from diver to instructor, plus IHMP first-aid and IHMP instructor, plus, our unique divepro opportunity.


Our Office Locations

ITDA EU HQ - TP-129 Todo Express, Avenida de Constitucion #31
Competa, 29754 

Spain EU.


Mail us Directly

Contact gina
Mon - Thursday, 9:30-7:00pm

Friday - Saturday, 10am to 1pm.

Sundays and Holidays - Closed


Company Details

ITDA Group International Inc. Ltd.
CEO Contact Steve

COO Contact Gina

Office Locations 2...

C/O Atrix Business Services. ITDA Group International Inc. Ltd. 2003, 20/F, Tower 5, China Hong Kong City. 33 Canton Road, TsimShaTsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR China).

ITDA and IHMP, training scuba diving, advanced and technical, training professional divers, from diver to instructor, plus IHMP first-aid and IHMP instructor, plus, our unique divepro opportunity. 

Divepro Franchise link