This program has been designed to provide divers with the highest certification in the recreational level before entering the professional diving circle in teaching or technical diving. Divers completing 5 IANTD Specialties or more may be eligible to apply for the Elite Diver Certification.
1. Must be an IANTD Advanced Open Water Diver.
2. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age or 15 years of age with a parent or guardian authorization.
3. Must have 5 IANTD specialty certification or more:
a. Core IANTD specialties for this certification are: Deep, EANx, Rescue and Navigation.
b. Other IANTD specialties divers can obtain are: Night, DPV, Underwater Photographer, Boat, Salvage, Drift or other specialties.