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Certification Name Pre Requisites Minimum Age Max Depth More Info Certifying Dive Shops
UTD, Advanced Side Mount Cave Diver Cave Diver 1 (or equal rating) + Essentials of Technical/Cave/Wreck Side Mount + Must meet UTD General Course Prerequisites as outlined in Section 1.6. 18 100 feet / 30 meters 25 dives in Side Mount at current level
UTD, Annual Dive Review Must be a certified diver from a recognized Scuba Certification Agency trained and certified at the level of your Annual Dive Review or higher

The Annual Dive Review is an academic program followed by one day of diving - a refresher based on your choice of certification. UTD recommends at least two ADR’s per year.
UTD, Cave Diver 1 Overhead Protocols + Rescue Diver (or equal rating) + Scuba Diver Insurance 18 100 feet / 30 meters 75 logged dives (60 in double tank configuration including 25 cave dives)
UTD, Cave Diver 2 Cave Diver 1 (can also be a corequisite) + training with Enriched Air + Scuba Diver Insurance 21 100 feet / 30 meters 200 logged dives (60 in double tank configuration including 25 cave dives)
100 feet / 30 meters
Divers who were not previously trained by UTD must first secure the approval of the UTD training director before entering this class, and must be prepared to engage in supplemental training to remedy any training deficiencies.
UTD, Cave Diver Gold Cave Diver 1 + Cave Diver 2 21 100 feet/30 meters 25 non-training dives at Cave Diver 2 level
UTD, Cylinder and Valve Technician Class

UTD's Cylinder and Valve Technician Class is an academic and hands on class that prepares the student to visually inspect and oxygen clean aluminum and steel SCUBA cylinders and valves.
UTD, Divemaster Recreational Diver 2 (or equal rating) + Rescue Diver (or equal rating) + current CPR & First Aid 21 200 dives after open water rating
Maximum depth and gases limited by the certification level of the Divemaster candidate
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UTD, Doubles Mini Online

This one day class is designed to introduce you to diving and managing a double tank UTD/DIR configuration. The class is a bridge between UTD's Essentials of Rec class and UTD's Essentials of Tech class. So if you've done Essentials of Rec (or equivalent) and are heading for Tech 1, the Doubles Mini will fill in the gaps and prepare you for your technical class.
UTD, Dry Suit Mini Online
The program discusses dry suit diving techniques and prepares you to do your dry suit confined and open water training. The classroom also contains a downloadable pdf file of the complete program. Once you've completed the online program, you and your instructor will do a minimum of two dives in confined and/or open water where you'll put into practice what you've learned.
UTD, Essentials of Overhead Diving Recreational Diver 2, equal rating 18 60’/18m 50 dives after open water rating (25 non-training)
60’/18m
UTD, Essentials of Recreational Diving Open Water Diver, equal rating 16 60’/18m
UTD, Essentials of Recreational Side Mount Open Water Diver, equal rating 16

UTD, Essentials of Scientific Diving Open Water Diver, equal rating 16 60'/18m or 100'/30m (if Nitrox certified)
UTD, Essentials of Technical Diving Recreational Diver 2, equal rating 18 60’/18m 50 dives after open water rating (25 non-training)
60’/18m
UTD, Essentials of Technical/Cave/Wreck Side Mount 18
Essentials of Tech/Cave/Wreck Side Mount is a prerequisite for all UTD's tech, cave, and wreck classes taken in a side mount configuration.
UTD, Essentials of UTD/DIR Rebreather Diving certified on your rebreather unit 18 60’/18m 50 dives after rebreather certification (25 non-training)
60’/18m
UTD, Guideline Mini Online
The class is a bridge between UTD's Essentials of Tech class and UTD's Overhead Protocols class. So if you've done Essentials of Tech (or equivalent) and are heading for Cave 1 or Wreck 1, the Guideline Mini will fill in the gaps and prepare you for Overhead Protocols.
UTD, mCCR Reabreather Diver 1 completed online UTD mCCR Reabreather class/test + Technical Diver 1 (or equal rating) 21 130 feet / 39 meters 125
130 feet / 39 meters
UTD, mCCR Reabreather Diver 2 completed online UTD mCCR Reabreather class/test + mCCR Rebreather Diver 1 (or equal rating) + Technical Diver 1 (or equal rating) + minimim 100 hours on reabreather 21 150 feet / 45 meters 200 dives after open water rating (50 with double tanks, 100 using rebreathers)
UTD, mCCR Reabreather Diver 3 mCCR Rebreather 2 + Trimix Diver 2 (or equal rating) + completed online UTD mCCR Reabreather class/test + minimum 200 hours on rebreather 21 250 ft/75 m 400 dives beyond open water rating (100 with double tanks, 200 with mCCR)
250 ft/75 m
UTD, Nitrox Diver Recreational Diving 1 OR Open Water Diver, equal rating 18 100’/30m
UTD, Open Water Diver 16

There is a JR Openwater certification for ages 10 and up.
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UTD, Overhead Protocols Rescue Diver (or equal rating) + Scuba Diver Insurance 18 60 feet/18 meters 75 dives after open water rating
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UTD, pSCR Reabreather Diver 1 completed online UTD mCCR Reabreather class/test + Essentials of Technical Diving (or equal rating) 21 100 feet / 30 meters. 75
100 feet / 30 meters.
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UTD, pSCR Reabreather Diver 2 pSCR Reabreather Diver 1 + Trimix Diver 1 (or equal rating) + minimum 100 hours on semi-closed rebreather + Must have completed the online UTD rebreather class and test 21 200 ft/60 m 200 dives after open water rating (50 with double tanks, 25 involving stage decompression)
UTD, Ratio Deco Recreational Diving 1 OR Open Water Diver, equal rating 18

Nitrox certification is not required but is strongly recommended. This is an academic-only class normally conducted over one 8-hour day. Online Skype class available.
UTD, Ratio Deco for Closed Circuit Rebreather Diving Recreational Diving 1 OR Open Water Diver, equal rating 18
This is an academic-only class, there are no dives in this class.
UTD, Rebreather Cave Diver mCCR Rebreather 1 or PSCR Rebreather 1 + Cave Diver 2 (or equal rating) 21 Same as current certification level minimum 200 logged non-training dives (60 of which are rebreather and 25 of which are open-circuit cave)
Same as current certification level
Divers who were not previously trained by UTD must first secure the approval of the UTD instructor before entering this class, and must be prepared to engage in supplemental training to remedy any training deficiencies.
UTD, Recreational Diver 2 Recreational Diving 1, Essentials of Recreational Diving, equal rating 18 100’/30m 25 dives (10+ non-training)
UTD, Recreational Diver 3 Recreational Diver 2 OR Essentials of Technical diving, equal rating 18 130’/39m 50 dives after open water rating (25 non-training)
130’/39m
UTD, Recreational Diving 1 16 60’/18m
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UTD, Rescue Diver Recreational Diving 1 or Essentials of Recreational Diving or equal rating or open water certification from a recognized agency + CPR & First Aid/AED/O2 Administration within prior 2 years 18 60 /18m 25 dives (10+ non-training)
60 /18m
UTD, Scooter (DPV) Diver 1 UTD Rec 1 or open water certification from a recognized agency 18 100’/30m 25
UTD, Scooter (DPV) Diver 2 Scooter (DPV) Diver 1 (or equal rating) + Technical Diver 2 (or equal rating) 18 160’/48m 50 scooter dives
160’/48m
UTD, Scooter Cave Diver Scooter 1, equal rating 21 100 feet / 30 meters 200 dives (50 non-training scooter dives)
Scooter Cave Diver training can be combined with Cave Diver Gold training at the discretion of the Instructor. Divers who were not previously trained by UTD must first secure the approval of the UTD instructor before entering this class, and must be prepared to engage in supplemental training to remedy any training deficiencies.
UTD, Scubatics UTD Rec 1 or open water certification from a recognized agenc or Skin Diving Certification from a recognized agency 14 12’/4m
12’/4m
UTD, Stage Bottle Mini Online
This one day class is designed to introduce you to the use and handling of stage bottles for bottom gas and deco bottles for accelerated decompression. The class is a bridge between UTD's Essentials of Rec class and UTD's Essentials of Tech class. So if you've done Essentials of Rec (or equivalent) and are heading for Tech 1, the Stage Mini will fill in the gaps and prepare you for your technical class.
UTD, Technical Cave Diver Cave Diver 2 + Technical Diver 2 (or equal rating) 21 200 logged non-training dives (60 of which are double tank and 25 of which are technical decompression)

UTD, Technical Diver 1 Essentials of Technical Diving (or equal rating) 18 130’/39m 75 dives after open water rating (25 after Essentials of Tech)
UTD, Technical Diver 2 Technical Diver 1, equal rating 18 160’/48m 75 dives after open water rating
160’/48m
UTD, Technical Gas Blender UTD Tech 2 is recommended but not required. 21
An academic and hands-on class that qualifies the student to blend high pressure gas mixtures utilizing varying amounts of oxygen and helium into Nitrox, Helitrox, and Trimix.
UTD, Technical Gold Technical Diver 1 + Technical Diver 2 + Technical Diver Stage Endorsement 18 160'/48m 25 dives with stage decompression
160'/48m
UTD, Trimix Diver 1 Technical Diver 1, or equal rating 21 200’/60m 200 logged dives (75 on double tanks including 25 using single stage/deco bottle, 25 using Helitrox, 25 in training scenarios for Trimix class)
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UTD, Trimix Diver 2 Trimix Diver 1, or equal rating 21 250’/75m 250 logged dives (100 on double tanks including 25 using 2 stage/deco bottles, 25 beyond 160 feet using Helitrox & Trimix, 25 in training for Trimix 2 class)
250’/75m
UTD, Trimix Gold Trimix Diver 1 + Trimix Diver 2 21 25 dives at Trimix 2 range
UTD, Wreck Diver 1 Essentials of Technical Diving (or equal rating) + Overhead Protocols 18 100’/30m 100 dives after open water rating (50 non-training)
100’/30m
UTD, Wreck Diver 2 Wreck Diver 1 (or equal rating) + Trimix Diver 2 (or equal rating) 21 200’/60m 25 wreck penetrations (10 training for Wreck 2)

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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