Logo IAHD ITJust as an IAHD instructor is responsible for training IAHD divers, an IAHD Instructor Trainer is responsible for training IAHD Instructors and IAHD Staff Instructors.

An IAHD Instructor Trainer is expected to train Trainee (Staff) Instructors in such a way that they have an optimal chance to succeed in their final exams. For this reason, the IAHD Instructor Trainer course is only run by the IAHD head office.

During the IAHD Instructor Trainer course, the candidate learns how to help Trainee (Staff) Instructors reach their maximum potential. The aim is to further improve the didactic, management and dive skills. The attitude and appearance of the Trainee Instructor Trainer are also evaluated.

Pre-Requisites:
• Minimum 25 years of age;
• Competent swimmer;
• Approved Medical Certificate (no older than one year);
• Signed Certificate of Understanding;
• Signed IAHD License Agreement;
• Minimum two years as certified IAHD Staff Instructor;
• Must have certified at least 50 trainees in IAHD primary, partner or speciality levels, with a minimum of 10 in each level.
• Certified DAN specialty 'Basic Life Support' or equivalent;
• Certified DAN specialty 'Oxygen Provider' or equivalent;
• Assisted in at least 3 complete IAHD Instructor Training Courses (ITC) as Staff Instructor;
• Assisted in at least 1 complete IAHD Staff Instructor Training Courses (SITC) as Staff Instructor.

Authorised to:
• Conduct non-decompression dives using compressed air and relevant equipment;
• Maximum dive depth: 40 metres;
• Train and certify trainees for all primary IAHD courses;
• Train and certify trainees for all IAHD partner courses;
• Train and certify trainees for all IAHD recreational specialty courses for which he or she is a certified IAHD Instructor;
• Train and certify trainees for all IAHD technical speciality courses for which he or she is a certified IAHD Instructor;
• Train and certify IAHD Instructors;
• Train and certify IAHD Staff Instructors;
• Train and certify trainees for all IAHD recreational specialty Instructor courses for which he or she is a certified IAHD Instructor Trainer;
• Train and certify trainees for all IAHD technical specialty Instructor courses for which he or she is a certified IAHD Instructor Trainer;
Upon approval from IAHD Head Office:
• Train and certify cross-over Instructors from recognised organisations.

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