Technical Divemaster Course

The first level of professional training for technical diving.

The course consists of home study online theory, Classroom session, Confined water session and Open water dives.
All courses that are taught through Sam Bennett Diving have a ratio of 4:1 (students to instructor)
    • Minimum age 18
    • Certified as an SDI Divemaster (equivalent ratings from other agencies are not accepted for this TDI Divemaster prerequisite. Candidates must crossover to SDI prior to the TDI Divemaster course)
    • Provide copies of current CPR and first aid training
    • Have a current medical examination signed by a licensed physician within the past 12 months
    • Provide proof of 50 logged dives
    • Certified as a technical diver for which they are applying as a TDI Divemaster in
    What you get out of this course:
    • Assist an active TDI Instructor during approved diving courses provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior training
    • Supervise and conduct dives for certified technical divers provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior training

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    Equipment, site entry fees, boat fees (if required), gas fees are not included

    Course Requirements:



    • Complete all E-learning Modules before any practical lessons start.
    • Dive planning and dive organisation session. This will be completed either in person or through our online classroom.

    Land Skills

    • Must give a minimum of 2 briefs/debriefs
    • Show preparation, planning, and control in dive management and technical diving activities

    IN-water skills

    • Four open water dives. Training dives must not exceed the divemaster candidate’s current experience.