IANTD Announces Instructor Training Program May 15-19

IANTD, the International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers is offering a comprehensive Instructor Training Program 15-19 May 2017 at IANTD World Headquarters in Lake City, Florida. Qualified candidates are invited to join the team to help certify the next generation of IANTD Instructors.

This 5 day Instructor Training Program (ITP) includes academic, pool, and open water sessions designed to train candidates as Instructor trainers to conduct IANTD Instructor Courses independently. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and refine teaching skills by presenting then being evaluated on Academic, Confined Water, and Open Water teaching presentations.

IANTD Headquarters staff will work directly with Instructor Trainer Candidates and will present additional topics such as:

  • The Science of learning
  • The business of diving instruction
  • Increasing your Openwater and Continuing Education programs
  • How to teach effective Academic, Confined, and Open water sessions
  • How IANTD materials ensure knowledge development
  • Documentation for Instructor programs
  • Laws and risk management in instruction
  • Diving emergency management
  • Profiting from technical diver training

Upon successful completion of the ITP, graduates may teach and evaluate instructor level courses for all their approved levels in accordance with standards and conduct Crossover Programs for diving professionals. Tom Mount, CEO of IANTD says, “This program is the next step in a number of positive changes we are implementing at IANTD HQ to continue to increase the quality of diver education that all divers can expect from IANTD. As always, we are working hard to meet the needs of our members and all future divers.”

Contact your IANTD regional sales representative or World HQ to register and for more information.

IANTD World Headquarters (386) 438-8312


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The International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers (IANTD) was founded in 1985 and was the first agency to teach EANx Enriched Air or NITROX diving. IANTD continues to be a leader in the industry and offers SCUBA diving certifications at all levels from beginner to the most advanced technical and rebreather diver.

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