Compare ITDA-IHMP International with the world's largest
and best known training organisations...
Compare us with some of the most popular agencies...
See how ITDA-IHMP compare with the largest and most popular training agencies in the world today, from Asia to Europe, Middle-East and USA...
Learn about our certifications below...
The biggest advantage we have over many other training agencies is our "experience". We are a training agency operated by life-long dive professionals, not a global corporation run by (Suits) business people.
We care more about our members and developing higher training & certification standards, than our bottom line! We DO NOT spend millions $$$ on marketing each year...
In this section we will cover comparisions
Compare us to PADI
There are many actual differences between us and PADI but the main points are:
Our Mission is standards based.
Our Aim is simply to improve safety.
Higher Quality at lower costs.
We work on an experience and actual skills & knowledge measurement for certification.
PADI are the largest training agency in the world today but we offer a more family feel and more friendly support at a local level.
We also offer our unique "Membership System".
Compare us to SSI
All our points for PADI as listed plus, we offer an independant instructor system, as well as an International Club System (Not tied to a retailer or to a manuafactuer).
With a wider range and scope of flexible training and certification programs.
We also offer a unique ladder / step system with upgrades based on actual proven experience...
ITDA operates through local training partners and we do NOT allow our partners to be in direct competition.
Compare us with IANTD / TDI
ITDA began as a Technical training agency back in 1998 in the UK and Spain (Canary Is) and developed our SCUBA training by popular demand from our professionals who wanted a higher standard for divers to progress from Scuba to Technical diving.
Our main advantage over many other agencies is our ability to rapidly adapt and change safety standards as needed.
ITDA also offer "Occupational" diving (For "At Work Divers").