TDI Advanced Wreck

Course Overview

In the TDI Advanced Wreck course over a minimum of four days and six overhead penetration dives you will learn the skills and knowledge to safely take your wreck diving to the next level. You will be able to plan dives beyond the natural light zone into the depths of the wreck safely self managing in an overhead environment, navigating hazards, navigation challenges, line work and gas management.

What’s Involved

The course is performance based so may take longer than four days. You will do at least six dives which will significantly exceed the minimum of 100 minutes required. You will dive wrecks within the current limit of your qualification to a maximum depth of 55m.

Course Skills

Wreck assessment and safe entry, navigation and line laying protocols and skills, gas planning and management, emergency procedures, planning, stage management, teamwork and stress management

Why Do the Course?

This course will appeal to experienced wreck divers who are now seeking to move into the technical overhead environment. If you have always wanted to ‘go inside’ then this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to do so.

What’s Included

The course fee covers instructional time, manual, use of facilities including pool. Students are expected to pay any boat costs and accomodation costs required to complete the course but we do have packages available. Only after the successful completion of the course do you pay your certification fee – “you pay for training – you earn the certification”

What You Need

Technical scuba equipment plus a spare mask, timing device, a dsmb, a main real plus a safety spool/reel with 30m of line. A backmount twinset or sidemount BCD, we recommend Apeks, Razor and X-Deep systems. These may be rented for the duration of the course.

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Rescue Diver or equivalent. Highly recommend advanced nitrox/deco pro or Helitrox to get the most out of the course.

Student to Instructor Ratio

3:1 (maximum)

No. Sessions

3 x theory; practical kit setup session; 4 x open water dives


On joining we will send you a kit list, full kit can be rented for the course

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I’ve been diving for over 20 years, including instructing and Matt was able to bring my diving skills and knowledge to a completely new level

Kirk K, Kerry

Rec Diver