Technical Support Leader

The NAUI Technical Support Leader (TSL) course trains knowledgeable NAUI Instructors, Divemasters, and Assistant Instructors who are also technical divers to act as part of a support team for technical diving, training activities, and guiding technical dives that are not in an overhead environment.

An active-status NAUI TSL is qualified to assist an active-status NAUI Technical Instructor in technical diving instruction. 

What You Will Learn

As a NAUI Technical Support Leader, your responsibilities might include providing assistance to teams of technical divers, assisting during training or post-certification diving activities, guide technical dives, shuttling equipment, removal and replacement of staged decompression gases and equipment, rigging and setting up decompression stations and gases, monitoring divers during ascent and staged decompression stops, and assisting with emergency evacuation. 

How Do You Get Started?

You must be at least 18 years of age to enroll in a NAUI Technical Support Leader course. You must also be certified as a NAUI Instructor, NAUI Divemaster, or NAUI Assistant Instructor; NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver, NAUI Technical Decompression Diver, and NAUI First Aid, CPR, and Oxygen Provider (or their equivalents); and have a minimum of 50 logged dives as a Technical Decompression Diver.