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Tec Deep Instructor

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If you’re serious about becoming a technical instructor and joining the ranks of PADI technical instructors, the Tec Deep Diver Instructor course is an obvious choice.

The Fun Part

Teach others how to explore the mysteries of the deep.

What You Learn

The PADI Tec Deep Instructor course incorporates instructional philosophies and course goals that directly address the demanding and challenging nature of technical diving instruction.tecrec blog
The Tec Deep Instructor course prepares candidates to conduct the Tec Deep Diver course and addresses the philosophy, organization, practical considerations, promotion and other aspects of teaching the Tec Deep Diver course.

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As a Tec Deep Instructor, you’ll be qualified to

- Conduct the Discover Tec experience 
- Teach the Tec 40 course
- Teach the Tec 45 course
- Teach the Tec 50 course

The Scuba Gear You'll Use

You use technical scuba gear, which typically uses two to four or five regulators,  a dive computer, and some accessories 

Learning Materials You'll Need

Available products for the Tec-Deep Instructor:

  • Tec Deep Lesson Guides CD-Rom (product no. 70838)
  • Tec Deep Instructor Guide (product no. 70407)
  • Tec Deep Instructor Cue Cards (product no. 60204)

To purchase these products, contact your local PADI Five Star IDC Dive Shop or Resort 

Prerequisites

To enroll in this course, you must

  • Be a renewed PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (or a PADI Instructor with a higher rating)
  • 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 Speicalty 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.

Note that PADI Tec Deep Diver is not required.  If you are not certified as a Tec Deep Diver (or equivalent), then the Tec Deep Instructor training course must include the entire Tec Deep Diver course.

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