PADI Tec Instructor
The requirements for Becoming a PADI Tec Instructor
This is not the Tec Deep Instructor level where you can teach all 3 TecRec Levels.
PADI Tec Instructor requirements:
- Be a renewed PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (or a PADI Instructor with a higher rating)
- Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
- Be a PADI Enriched Air Instructor, or have successfully completed a PADI Enriched Air Instructor Training course.
- Be a PADI Deep Diver Specialty Instructor or have successfully completed a PADI Deep Diver Speciality Instructor Training course.
- Have a minimum of 100 logged dives where at least 20 dives were made with enriched air nitrox, 25 dives were deeper than 18 metres/ 60 feet and at least 15 dives were deeper than 30 metres/ 100 feet.
What You Can Teach
As a PADI Tec Instructor, you’ll be qualified to:
- Teach and certify students up to Tec 40
- Assist full Tec Deep Instructors during the Tec 45 course
- Note that Tec 40 is not required. If you are not certified as a Tec 40 Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation), then the Tec 40 Instructor training course must include the entire Tec 40 Diver course.
|DAY:||TIME:||LOCATION:||TO DO:||DIVE DEPTH:|
|2||AM & PM||BOAT||3 DIVES||MAX 40 METERS|
|3||AM & PM||BOAT||3 DIVES||MAX 40 METERS|
|EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS ALL COURSES|
|Primary and secondary regulators (for back gas or Sidemount set-up)||3 stage/decompression regulators|
|Mask + Back-up mask||BCD (wing) and harness or Sidemount Wing (with a min lift of 60 pounds)|
|Depth gauge/trimix computer||Timing device and backup timing device|
|Appropriate exposure suit||Knife/cutting device and backup|
|Two inflatable signal tubes||Reel and spool|
|Slate and backup slate||Compass|
|Torch and Back-up torches (Trimix Diving, Wreck diving and cave diving courses)||Hood - for Cave, Deep and Wreck Diving|
Although we believe each tec instructor should have his/her own kit, we do understand the travel/weight issues.. This is why Equipment rental is available. We carry Hollis, Dive Rite, Xdeep, Scubapro, Apeks wings, backplates, regulators. Please contact us for equipment rental package deals.