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Certification Name Pre Requisites Minimum Age Max Depth More Info Certifying Dive Shops
IANTD, Advanced Cave DPV Diver Cave Diver, equal rating 18 100 cave dives
2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Advanced Cave Multi-stage Diver Cave Diver, equal rating 18 25 cave dives

3 dive shops View All
IANTD, Advanced Cave Survey Diver Cave Diver, equal rating 18 25 cave dives
IANTD, Advanced EANx Diver EANx Diver + Deep Diver 15 140 fsw (42 msw) 30
140 fsw (42 msw)
This Program is designed to extend the diver’s knowledge in the use of EANx for Sport diving.
6 dive shops View All
IANTD, Advanced EANx Supervisor Advanced EANx Diver or Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver + First Aid & CPR within past 2 yrs + Oxygen Provider + Rescue Diver (or equal rating) 18 60
IANTD, Advanced Nitrox Instructor 21

2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Advanced Open Water Diver IANTD Open Water / Recreational Rebreather Diver or any Entry Level Diver equivalent. 15 100 fsw (30 msw).
A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification
7 dive shops View All
IANTD, Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver qualified Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent and EANx Diver or take the EANx Diver course in conjunction with the Recreational Trimix Diver course 15 (39 msw/130 fsw), 15
(39 msw/130 fsw),
4 dive shops View All
IANTD, Advanced Recreational Trimix Supervisor Advanced EANx Diver, or Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver, First Aid to include CPR, Oxygen Provider and IANTD Rescue or equivalent. 18 60
If an equivalent certification is accepted, CPR and Oxygen Provider must be current within the last two (2) years. Qualification in two (2) optional IANTD Specialty Programs is recommended.
IANTD, Advanced Side Mount (Sump Diver) & No Mount Diver Cave Diver (or equal rating) + bouyancy skills proficiency + proficient gas matching 18 50 cave dives

1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Advanced Wreck Diver Deep Diver (or equal rating) + EANx qualified (for technical wreck diver) 18 70 dives logged or 40 dives logged if qualified as an IANTD Limited Wreck Diver
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) 15

A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior qualification
IANTD, Cave Diver Introductory Cave Diver 18 100 dives (50 after Intro Cave certification)
5 dive shops View All
IANTD, Cave Diver Supervisor Advanced Cave Diver (+ CCR Cave Diver if using CCR) 18

1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Cavern Divemaster IANTD Divemaster + Full Cave Diver (or equal rating) + First Aid & CPR and Oxygen Provider within last 2 years + Rescue Diver (or equal rating) + minimum score on Cavern Divemaster exam of 80% 18 20 non-training logged cave dives
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Cavern Diver Advanced Open Water Diver, equal rating 15 10

A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification.
5 dive shops View All
IANTD, CCR Diver Advanced EANx Diver, Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver, equal rating 17 160 fsw (48 msw)
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) 15

A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior qualification. No diving required.
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Decompression Specialist Advanced EANx Diver, equal rating 18 130 fsw (39 msw)
IANTD, Deep Diver Advanced Open Water Diver (or equal rating) 15 130 fsw (39 msw) 10
130 fsw (39 msw)
Must be a minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification
4 dive shops View All
IANTD, Divemaster Advanced EANx Diver or Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver + First Aid & CPR within past 2 yrs + Oxygen Provider + Rescue Diver (or equal rating) 18 60
Qualification in two (2) optional IANTD Specialty Programs is recommended.
5 dive shops View All
IANTD, Diver First Aid 15

A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior qualification
3 dive shops View All
IANTD, Diving Medical Technician & Recompression Chamber Operator 18
No diving required.
IANTD, EANx Blender work for EANx training or full service facilty + recommended by IANTD Instructor or IANTD Facility + Qualified Technician of equipment serviced 16

If not affiliated with a facility must be a qualified Advanced EANx Diver and located in a remote area.
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Elite Diver Advanced Open Water Diver + minimum 5 IANTD specialty ratings (must include Deep Diver, EANx Diver, Rescure Diver, and Navigation Diver) 15
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx) Diver Open Water Diver, or equal rating 15 40 to 130 fsw (12 to 39 msw)
40 to 130 fsw (12 to 39 msw)
A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification
5 dive shops View All
IANTD, Essentials Diver Open Water Diver (or equal rating), Recreational Rebreather Diver 15
A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification. The Essentials Diver course is recommended for all divers wishing to increase skill competency. This course does not provide a deeper diving qualification to the diver.
2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Expedition Trimix Diver Trimix Diver or Trimix Rebreather Diver or equivalent. 21 300 dives (100 Trimix, 75 rebreather including 50 rebreather trimix)

1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Full Trimix Instructor 21
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Full Trimix Rebreather Instructor 21

IANTD, Hyperbaric Chamber Operator certified Diver + prerequisistes vary by Region 15
IANTD, In Water Recompression Technical Diver (or equal rating) + qualified Diver First Aid + Rescure Diver + Oxygen Administrator + Full Face Mask Diver 21 100 dives (50+ rebreather)

IANTD, Introductory Cave Diver Overhead Environment (Cavern) Diver, equal rating 15 25
3 dive shops View All
IANTD, Life Support Systems (LSS) Technician IANTD EANx Blender + work for EANx training or full service facilty + recommended by IANTD Instructor or IANTD Facility + proof of Technician status from equipment manufacturer or Institute of American Scuba Technicians (IAST) qualification 18

IANTD, Limited Mine Diver Advanced Open Water Diver, equal rating 15 10
A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification
IANTD, Mine Diver Introductory Cave Diver 18 30 dives (60 without Intro Cave certification)

IANTD, Nitrox & Trimix Blender Instructor 21
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Normoxic Trimix Diver Advanced EANx Diver 18 200 fsw (60 msw) 100 dives (30+ deeper than 90 feet, 20 dives/25 hours with rebreather)
200 fsw (60 msw)
2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Normoxic Trimix Instructor 21
2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Normoxic Trimix Rebreather Instructor 21

1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Open Water Diver 15 70 fsw (21 msw) without supervision
The diver can dive to a maximum depth of 100 fsw (30 msw) if they are guided or supervised dive by a dive master or instructor. A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification.
5 dive shops View All
IANTD, Open Water Diver Propoulsion Vehicle (DPV) Diver Advanced Open Water Diver, equal rating 18 25

2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Open Water Sidemount Diver Advanced Open Water Diver or equal rating. Be proficient in buoyancy skills. 18 25
3 dive shops View All
IANTD, Overhead Environment & Wreck Instructor 21

IANTD, Oxygen Administrator 15
A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior qualification
3 dive shops View All
IANTD, Public Safety Diver Rescue Diver, equal rating 18 100 fsw (30 msw)
100 fsw (30 msw)
IANTD, Rebreather Cave Diver Introductory Cave Diver 18 100 dives (50 after Intro Cave certification) or 20 dives/35 hours on rebreather)
IANTD, Rebreather Diver Supervisor Rescue Diver (or equal rating), Rebreather Diver (or equal rating) 18

IANTD, Rebreather Instructor 21
IANTD, Rebreather Wreck Diver Deep Diver (or equal rating) + IANTD EANx Diver (for technical wreck diver program) or IANTD Wreck or Cavern Diver 18 70 dives logged or 40 dives logged with Wreck/Cavern Diver certification

If dives in the course below 130 fsw (39 msw) are planned the diver must have 100 logged dives.
IANTD, Recreational Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) Diver EANx Diver (can be corequisite), equal rating 17
1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Recreational Rebreather Open Water Diver (possible corequisite), equal rating 15

2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Recreational Trimix Diver Advanced Open Water Diver (or equal rating) + EANx Diver (can be corequisite) 15 130 fsw (39 msw) 15
(RB) Nitrox Diver not required if certified as an Advanced Open Water Diver on a rebreather.
2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Rescue Diver Advanced Open Water Diver (or equal rating) + qualified Diving First Aid & Oxygen Administrator & CPR 18 10

AED certification is recommended.
3 dive shops View All
IANTD, Self-Sufficient Diver Advanced Open Water Diver, equal rating 18 15
IANTD, Semi-Closed Circuit Rebreather (SCR) Diver Advanced EANx Diver, Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver, equal rating 17 Up to 160 fsw (48 msw) w/ Trimix or 140 fsw (42 msw) w/ EANx
Up to 160 fsw (48 msw) w/ Trimix or 140 fsw (42 msw) w/ EANx
Course may be taken as a combination program.
IANTD, Specialty Diver must be a certified diver, prerequisites vary by Region 15
Other Prerequisites may apply as per the Program Outline approved in writing by the Training Director or designated Licensee Region’s representative.
IANTD, Supervised Diver 15 40 fsw (12 msw)
40 fsw (12 msw)
A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior qualification. This Program is designed to provide basic training to those who wish to enter into SCUBA diving adventures within limited time.
IANTD, Technical Cave Diver Introductory Cave Diver + Advanced EANx Diver, or Advanced Recreational Trimix Diver or equivalent 18 100 dives (50 after Intro Cave certification) or 20 dives/35 hours on rebreather)
This course may be taught in conjunction with a CCR Normoxic Trimix or CCR Trimix Diver course.
2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Technical Diver Advanced EANx Diver 18 100 fsw (30 msw) - 170 fsw (51 msw) 100 dives (30+ deeper than 90 feet)
100 fsw (30 msw) - 170 fsw (51 msw)
4 dive shops View All
IANTD, Technical Diver Supervisor Technical Diver, equal rating 18
IANTD, Technical Nitrox Instructor 21

1 dive shops View All
IANTD, Technical Wreck Diver Deep Diver (or equal rating) or 100+ dives logged mostly going below 130 feet + IANTD Rebreather Diver 18 70 dives logged or 40 dives logged with Wreck/Cavern Diver certification
This course may be taught in conjunction with a CCR Normoxic Trimix or CCR Trimix Diver course.
IANTD, Trimix Diver Technical Diver + Technical Cave Diver + Technical Wreck Diver + Normoxic Trimix Diver (or equal rating) 18 333 fsw (100 msw) 200 dives (25 between 140-200 feet) + 50 hours on rebreather
333 fsw (100 msw)
(RB) Must be qualified as an IANTD Normoxic Rebreather Diver, or if entering the Program based on equivalent experience, must be qualified as either (OC) Normoxic Trimix Diver or (OC) Trimix Diver or must be taking the Normoxic Rebreather Diver and Trimix Diver course on an approved Rebreather for mixed gas diving, with all dives other than confined water made on Trimix or Heliox. Note all Rebreather Trimix Divers must have completed the Normoxic Rebreather lectures and skills.
3 dive shops View All
IANTD, Trimix Gas Blender work for EANx training or full service facilty + recommended by IANTD Instructor or IANTD Facility 16
2 dive shops View All
IANTD, Underwater Theatrical Performer pass Scuba diving physical + provide IANTD physical form signed by physician 16 30 fsw (9 msw)
30 fsw (9 msw)
Candidates must swim 200 yards and tread water for 10 minutes prior to any in water training. A tympanogram test performed by a licensed physician to guarantee proper Eustachian tube function is strongly recommended.
IANTD, Wreck Diver Advanced Open Water Diver (or equal rating) 15 10
A minimum of 12 years of age for Junior Diver qualification
IANTD, Wreck Diver Supervisor Wreck Diver, equal rating 18

Your diving journey always starts with your diver certification. Diving is an immensely fun activity but needs to be done correctly as it can be very dangerous when done irresponsibly. Finding the right training for the diving activity that you intend to partake can be a challenging task.


There are a number of Diver certification bodies with hundreds of different courses offered; these courses are interrelated through a system of prerequisites and requirements such as age, experience and other factors. Through manual research we have compiled a unified database of all certifications & qualifications offered by the major bodies with notes, prerequisites and age requirements for each one.


The database below should provide some insight to the path that a diver can take in attaining the perfect mix of training necessary for the conditions and activities that he/she desires to partake in.

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Please note, we are in no way affiliated with any of the Scuba Bodies listed below. We have manually compiled a database of the certificates listed below. Please visit the website of the Scuba Body for further information.

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