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Introductory Cave Instructor (OC, Rebreather)

Introductory Cave Instructor (OC, Rebreather)

This Program is designed to provide quality training to divers advancing into introductory cave diving.

In addition, it serves as a mechanism to further develop overhead teaching experience for Instructors, enabling them to evolve to more competent Cave Instructors

Which program an IANTD Introductory Cave Instructor can teach?

  • IANTD Introductory Cave Diver plus any other program previously qualified to teach.

What do you need to enroll in this program?

  • Open Circuit - Must be qualified as an:
    1. IANTD Cavern Instructor in active teaching status or equivalent.
    2. IANTD Cave Diver or equivalent.
  • Dive Experience
    • Must proof a minimum of 200 logged dives which 75 were cave dives.
    • Must has taught a minimum of 3 Cavern Diver Programs.
  • Rebreather - Must be qualified as an:
    • IANTD Rebreather Cavern Instructor in active teaching status or equivalent.
    • IANTD Rebreather Cave Diver or higher or equivalent.
  • Dive Experience
    • Must proof a minimum of 200 logged dives which 75 were cave dives and 50 were Rebreather cave dives.
    • Must has taught a minimum of 3 Rebreather Cavern Diver Programs.

What is the minimum materials requirements?

  • Open Circuit - IANTD Open Water OC Instructor Kit.
  • Rebreather - IANTD CCR Instructor Kit.

What this program must include?

  • Academic Sessions
  • Confined Water Sessions
  • Open Water Sessions

Wherever you want to go, IANTD can take you there!!

One of IANTD differentials in the formation of any confident and safe IANTD Diver is our training philosophy known as:

  • WATER - Wisdom, Attitude, Training, Experience and Repetition.

A relaxed confident diver is a safe diver who will enjoy exploring inner-space and pursue diving adventures for a lifetime.
by Tom Mount


International Association of Nitrox Divers, IAND, was formed in 1985 in response to the needs of the diving public. Up until that time, mixed gas diving and the use of decompression gasses was limited, in a formal way, to military and commercial divers.