TDI Courses in Rarotonga

TDI Centre in Rarotonga

Technical Diving International in the Cook Islands

As a TDI Dive Resort, our dive centre offers high quality technical diving training. TDI is one of the leading technical diver training agencies in the world. You can rest assured that you will receive high quality training when you enroll in one of Adventure Cook Islands’ TDI technical diving courses in Rarotonga.

TDI History

Three of the industries most experienced and best known instructors formed Technical Diving International in 1994. Above all, their aim was to provide the public with training materials and education for specialized diving situations.

Great safety record

TDI’s safety focused high standard training materials have become valuable resources for the wider dive industry. Likewise, because of the high quality of diver training, TDI members are well respected within the dive community. In addition, TDI has one of the best safety records of all dive training agencies in the world.

Innovative and progressive

TDI is the most innovative diver training agency. It has set itself apart from other training agencies since its very beginning. Amongst others, TDI were the first to:

  • Introduce nitrox training in a simple format
  • Make trimix training available to recreational divers
  • Offer digital courses online

Please browse our list of available open circuit TDI courses as well as individual course prerequistes and let us know which course interests you. After all, we are here to help.

For a list of our closed circuit rebreather courses, please click HERE.

TDI Nitrox Course

The TDI Nitrox course is for the recreational diver wanting to use Enriched Air Nitrox breathing gas mixes. It is the entry level certification for divers who want to learn not only about the benefits, but also about the hazards and proper use of EAN22 to 40% oxygen.

Course prerequisites

  • 15 years or over
  • Open Water Diver unless current enrollment in a diver course

TDI Advanced Nitrox

The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course trains divers in the use of Enriched Air Nitrox from EAN 21 through 100 percent oxygen, within their current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 metres. This course is often taught together with the TDI Decompression Procedures course and can be considered the foundation of your technical diving career.

Course prerequisites

  • 15 years or over
  • TDI Nitrox certification or equivalent
  • Proof of 25 logged dives

Course duration

  • Four dives with a minimum accumulated bottom time of 100 minutes, over 2 days.
  • If Advanced Nitrox is taught in conjunction with Decompression Procedures only a total of six dives are required.

TDI Decompression Procedures

The TDI Decompression Procedures course trains you to conduct planned staged decompression diving to a maximum operating depth of 45 metres. The program teaches you the theory and procedures of staged decompression. Correspondingly, it examines equipment requirements and set up as well as decompression techniques. This course can be taught as a stand alone course or in conjunction with the Advanced Nitrox course.

Course prerequisites

  • 18 years or over
  • Advanced Adventure Diver or equivalent
  • Proof of 25 logged dives

Course duration

  • Four dives with a minimum accumulated bottom time of 100 minutes, over 2 days.
  • If Advanced Nitrox is taught in conjunction with Decompression Procedures, only a total of six dives are required.

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