Intro to Tech

TDI Intro to Tech Diving Course is the perfect course for divers who have heard about technical diving and want to find out more about this exciting branch of advanced recreational diving. This course walks you through the special techniques, planning procedures and skills that set technical diving apart from traditional sport diving. It will show you how to improve your dive planning methods, in-water skills and streamline your existing gear configuration in a non-threatening and fun learning environment.




TDI’s Intro to Tech Diving course is a useful stand-alone course for the diver who wants to become a more skilled and more proficient diver regardless if he intends to move on to technical diving. The course may also be used as an introduction to the TDI Advanced Nitrox course and the TDI Decompression Procedures course. And finally, it is also a good refresher for certified technical divers who may want to refresh their skills or have them re-evaluated by a TDI technical instructor.


Your Instructor will also cover:

  • Advanced buoyancy control
  • Gas management Situational awareness
  • Trim
  • Gear configuration and selection


  • At least 15 years of age
  • Possess an Advanced Open Water Diver certification or equivalent
  • 25 dives

Program Schedule:

  • Independent study online
  • One confined water training session
  • 3 open water training dives