Europe announce NEW Instructor Training Programs and Trainer /
Course Director Upgrades from March 2018. ITP Course in the
Canary Islands. Spain. Gran Canaria. Puerto Rico. and in June 2018
Malaga Spain (Mainland... Low cost flights from all over EU)
Cost to attend the ITDA Open Water Scuba Instructor program
in March is from just €1,499 euros including: 6 Days
training and assessment/evaluation and one day final assessment
with ITDA Assessor Examiners. Issuing Professional Level
certifications in: Open Water Instructor, CPR First Aid
Instructor and 3 Specialist Instructor ratings for: Level 1.
Navigation/Gas Manangement & Buoyancy Control and Nitrox
announcing our NEW ITDA-ITP+ (ITP Plus) program, offering 5
Instructor ratings from just €1,999 euros, 10 days training for:
ITDA Open Water Instructor and Upgrade to Advanced Open Water
Instructor / First-Aid Instructor in CPR/Oxygen and AED. Nitrox
or Advanced Nitrox Instructor (depending on your previous
experience) Specialist Instructor Certifications: Advanced
Rescue Instructor / Level 1 specialist instructor in: Gas
Mangement and Buoyancy / Navigation / Boat Diving / UW Photo /
Video and Marine Life ID.
Please contact ITDA HQ by email for our Intructor Training
Pack at firstname.lastname@example.org
and booking information, ONLY Current leadership levels; Dive
Master / Dive Con / CMAS 3 Star Diver or equal, with a minimum
of 2 years diving experience and 150+ Logged dives... We maybe
able to make exceptions if you are currently working in the
May 2018 ITDA are represented at the MIDE Dive Show, Asian
Showcase for the diving community from across Asia.
We had a great show with our new franchise business taking off
in Asia with a number of new training partners in: Malaysia, Hong
Kong, Thailand and the Maldives, not to mention running update
programs for our existing partners at the show and in Singapore...
Group International were at the DEMA show in Orlando Florida in
2017 and will returm with our Dive Pro USA business in November
(14th to 17th) 2018. ITDA have also renewed membership of DEMA
USA for 2018... We will be on stand 2010 at the Las Vegas
Convention Centre. We hope to see many friends from the
USA. South America and the Bahamas / Caribbean. Steve our CEO
will be offering refreshments with ITDA in the AMEX lounge.
Please email ahead for an appointment to:
NEWS from NORWAY in 2017. With a happy ending to what could
have been a fatal diving accident thanks to the quick thinking and
calm action from ITDA Advanced Instructor, MR ALEX EDVARDSEN
Alex was attending a CCR training course with another diver,
who got into difficulties after inhaling water from thier
mouthpiece in shallow water, a brief stage of panic occured and
Alex brought the diver to the surface and administered oxygen.
After some time the diver appeared to relapse and become
unresponsive, Alex called for medical assistence and the diver was
airlifted to hospital where we understand they have made a full
The CCR program instructor from IANTD was aware that Alex was
an ITDA Instructor and left him to deal with the injured diver,
while they looked after another student, who was not in any danger
and surfaced safely.
The ITDA Regional Office in Norway has expressed their
gratitude and pride in the actions of Alex, that led a possible
serious accident situation into a successful recovery and rescue
with a positive outcome..
ITDA HQ CEO Dr. Stephen J. Craig-Murray
also expressed his thanks to Alex and is preparing a certificate
of Merit for his quick thing and rapid actions, quoted as saying
"Alex did a great job and is known personally to me, he is going
to make an excellent trainer in the future". A
special thank you to both Alex and Thorgrim Holte (Regional
Manager for ITDA in Norway) for reporting this in a timely and