The TDI Advanced Wreck course is one of the best courses taught on the Zenobia wreck, it provides training and experience required to competently conduct advanced wreck dives. This program includes penetration skills and techniques. Depths shall not exceed the level in which the diver is trained and competent, but in no case shall the maximum depth exceed 55m. The objective of this course is to train divers in the proper techniques, equipment requirements and hazards of wreck diving.

The Training

  • At home study – once you have signed up for the course, we will provide you with a manual in advance of your practical training to work through at home. You will then go through key areas in greater detail with your instructor and cover areas such as plus many others:
    • Use of advanced wreck diving equipment
    • Wreck penetration procedures
    • Proper trim, buoyancy and propulsion techniques
  • Classroom – Classroom training – After you have reviewed the key knowledge areas and ready to go you will then join your instructor for the practical element of your training and cover the following areas:
    • Equipment selection
    • Stress analysis and mitigation
    • Contingency planning
  • Practical training – After you have covered the key knowledge through the online learning, you will then join your instructor for 6 open water dives where you will cover the following plus much more:
    • Navigation and emergency procedures
    • Manifold isolation and shutdown drills
    • Silt-out procedures


  • Minimum age 18 years old 
  • The SDI Advanced Adventure diver (or equivalent) is the minimum prerequisite for this course. Dive-In Larnaca also require you to have TDI Advanced Nitrox and Decompression Procedures due to the layout of the Zenobia wreck. You also need SDI Wreck or TDI Cavern or equivalent and proof of 50 logged dives
  • You will need to complete a self-certification medical statement. If you have any medical conditions you think may prevent you from scuba diving please contact us and we will try to be of assistance.




  • Learning materials + certification
  • Gases/Cylinders
  • 6 Open Water Dives
  • Transport to and from dive sites
  • 10% off Aqualung + APEKS dive accessories

Time commitment 

The TDI Advanced Wreck course takes 3.5-4 days. If you have not dived with us before, then we will require you to do an additional check dive with us