Technical Diving International (TDI) is the largest technical certification agency in the world and an innovator of new diving technologies and programs. It is committed to the highest quality training, supported by the latest materials with the most up to date information and technologies. Divers’ Lodge TDI instructors offer the best quality training and maintain the highest safety standards for all levels.

TDI Courses Include:

The TDI Intro to Tech Course is an introductory course that expands on recreational training by improving dive planning methods, in-water skills, and streamlining existing gear configurations in a controlled and fun learning environment.

Who is this course for?

  • Certified open water scuba diver who wants to expand diver knowledge
  • Certified open water scuba diver who is considering technical training
  • Certified technical diver who is seeking a refresher course
Price
TDI Intro To Tech, 2 days / 4 dives €150.00
TDI Course Manual €35.00
TDI Certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent. Minimum certification: SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent, Proof of 25 logged open water dives.

Please note: Equipment is not included, Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

TDI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas to extend no decompression limits at depth.

Price
TDI Nitrox Diver Course €100
TDI course manual €35.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent. Minimum certification: SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent or current enrollment in an open water diver course

Please note: Equipment is not included, Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

With this certification you may use Enriched Air Nitrox mixes up to 100%, for even longer bottom time but for dives not requiring staged decompression. The course builds on your basic Enriched Air Nitrox diver knowledge. The TDI Advanced Nitrox course introduces you to techniques of accelerated nitrogen elimination and the hazards of using more than 40% oxygen. You learn how to use standardized technical equipment such as wing, back plate, dual cylinders and sling tank.

  • Maximum depth: 40m
  • Required materials: TDI Advanced Nitrox manual
  • 100 min bottom time
Price
TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver, 3 days / 4 dives €270.00
TDI course manual €35.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years. Minimum of 25 logged dives. TDI Nitrox diver certification or equivalent. Health

Please note: For extras and equipment rental contact us, Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

TDI Decompression Procedures is an important step further in technical diving. During this course you learn how to complete technical dives safely, using proper decompression procedures. You will schedule a dive, learn how to handle your technical equipment, and calculate increased inert gas loading. We highly recommend taking this course in conjunction with TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver.

  • Maximum depth: 45m
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Decompression Procedures manual
  • 100 min bottom time
Price
TDI Decompression Procedures Diver, 3 days / 4 dives €270.00
TDI course manual €35.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum of 25 logged dives. SDI Advanced diver or equivalent. In conjunction with TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver course: TDI or SDI Nitrox Course. Health Form

Please note: For extras and equipment rental Contac Us. Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

The Helitrox course examines the theory, methods and procedures for planned stage decompression diving utilizing helium in the breathing mix. Students are permitted to enriched air and helium mixes with no greater than 20% helium content. We highly recommend taking this course in conjunction with TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver as an alternative to Decompression Procedures.

  • Maximum depth: 45m
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Decompression Procedures manual and Extended Range/Entry Level Trimix manual
  • 100 min bottom time
Price
TDI Helitrox Diver, 3 days / 4 dives €450.00
TDI course manual €35.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum of 50 logged dives. SDI Advanced Diver or equivalent, SDI Deep diver or equivalent, TDI Advanced Nitrox or equivalent. Health Form

Please note: For extras and equipment rental Contact us. Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

Get the maximum benefit from your technical diver training, by taking TDI Advanced Nitrox and Decompression Procedures or Helitrox as a combined course. You will cover the same topics and dives as you would by doing the courses separately. However, as the two courses fit naturally together, the combined course may be completed in 5 days, instead of 6 days when taken separately. You will save over 10% of the price for separate courses.

TDI Advanced Nitrox

With this certification you may use Enriched Air Nitrox mixes up to 100%, for even longer bottom time. The course builds on your basic Enriched Air Nitrox diver knowledge. The TDI Advanced Nitrox course introduces you to techniques of accelerated nitrogen elimination and oxygen cleaning. You learn how to use standard technical equipment such as wing, back plate, dual cylinders and sling tank.

  • Maximum depth: 40m
  • 100 min bottom time
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Advanced Nitrox manual

TDI Decompression Procedures

Decompression Procedures is an important step further in technical diving. In this course you learn how to complete technical dives safely, using proper decompression procedures. You will schedule a dive, learn how to handle your technical equipment, and calculate increased inert gas loading.

  • Maximum depth: 45m
  • 100 min bottom time
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Decompression Procedures manual

TDI Helitrox Diver

The Helitrox course examines the theory, methods and procedures for planned stage decompression diving utilizing helium in the breathing mix. Students are permitted to enriched air and helium mixes with no greater than 20% helium content. We highly recommend taking this course in conjunction with TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver as an alternative to Decompression Procedures.

  • Maximum depth: 45m
  • 100 min bottom time
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Decompression Procedures manual and Extended Range/Entry Level Trimix manual
Price
TDI Advanced Nitrox/Decompression Procedures Combined Course, 5 days / 6 dives €500
TDI Advanced Nitrox/Helitrox Combined Course, 5 days / 6 dives €650
TDI course manual (2 or 3 manuals needed) €35
TDI certification (2 certifications needed) €35

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum of 25 logged dives (50 for Helitrox). PADI Advanced or equivalent (SDI Deep diver or equivalent for Helitrox), TDI Advanced Nitrox certification or equivalent. Health Form

Please note: For extras and equipment rental Contact us. Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

Learn how to plan and execute your own decompression dives up to 55m. This course teaches you how to prepare physically and mentally for deep air dives and how to fine-tune your equipment configuration. The TDI Extended Range course widens your knowledge of gas switching, oxygen exposure and using Enriched Air Nitrox blends for decompression.

  • Maximum depth: 55m
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Extended Range/Entry Level Trimix manual
  • 100 min bottom time
Price
TDI Extended Range Diver, 4 days / 4 dives €545.00
TDI course manual €35.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum of 100 logged dives with at least 25 dives deeper than 30m. TDI Decompression Procedures certification or equivalent, TDI Advanced Nitrox certification or equivalent. Health Form

Please note: For extras and equipment rental Contact us. Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

As an alternative to TDI Extended Range Diver, which uses air, this course enables you to conduct staged decompression dives up to 60m with trimix. Trimix is a blend of oxygen, helium and nitrogen. The course enables you to dive within air limits, with significantly reduced narcosis levels. The TDI Entry Level Trimix course introduces you to diving with trimix containing minimum 18% oxygen. You learn how to consider both the benefits and hazards of diving with trimix.

  • Maximum depth: 60m
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Extended Range/Entry Level Trimix manual
  • 100 min bottom time
Price
TDI Entry Level Trimix Diver, 4 days / 4 dives €795.00
TDI course manual €35.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum of 100 logged dives. TDI Decompression Procedures certification or equivalent, TDI Advanced Nitrox certification or equivalent. Health Form

Please note: For extras and equipment rental Contact us. Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

You are already a competent technical diver. This course teaches you how to plan and conduct staged decompression dives up to 100m on hypoxic trimix. You examine detailed dive planning software, risk assessment and management. You will use breathing mixes containing helium, and decompress with trimix, nitrox and oxygen. Upon completing the TDI Advanced Trimix Diver course you will become less than 1% of divers worldwide to have reached these depth limits and be this highly skilled.

  • Maximum depth: 100m
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Advanced Trimix manual
  • 100 min bottom time
Price
TDI Advanced Trimix Diver, 5 days / 4 dives €999.00
TDI course manual €35.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum of 100 logged dives with 25 dives deeper than 30m. TDI Advanced Nitrox or equivalent, TDI Decompression producers or equivalent, TDI ER/ TDI Trimix Diver or equivalent. Health Form

Please note: For extras and equipment rental Contact us. Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

TDI’s Sidemount Diver specialty is the perfect course for any technical diver wishing to use this increasingly popular equipment configuration, either as a ‘stand-alone’ course or in conjunction with one of TDI’s other open circuit specialties. It teaches students how to safely utilize side-mounted primary cylinders as an alternative to the traditional back-mounted method.

During the course, the TDI Instructor covers skills such as:

  • Equipment considerations
  • Gas management
  • Attaching cylinders
  • Trim and buoyancy
  • Deployment of surface marker
  • Different water entries

In brief:

  • Maximum depth: Limited to the Students qualification
  • Includes technical course equipment rental, and gases
  • Required materials: TDI Sidemount Diver manual
Price
TDI Sidemount Diver, 2 days €265.00
TDI certification €35.00

 

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18 years. PADI Open Water or equivalent. Health Form

Please note: For extras and equipment rental Contact us. Lunch on boat trips costs 75.00 EGP including unlimited soft drinks, payable on the boat.

For more information on any of our Technical Diving Courses please do not hesitate to contact us.