Tec Deep Instructors contribute to deep exploration by training the next generation of tec divers. Certifications from other diver training organizations may apply - ask your Tec Instructor Trainer. Description Diving beyond recreational depths with open-circuit technical gear has allowed tec divers to discover amazing wrecks and photograph never-before-seen organisms. Tec Deep Instructors contribute to deep exploration by training the next generation of tec divers. When you earn this rating, you can conduct Discover Tec programs and teach Tec 40, Tec 45 and Tec 50 Diver courses. To enroll in a Tec Deep Instructor course, you must: Be a renewed PADI Instructor Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver Be a PADI Enriched Air Instructor, or have completed a PADI Enriched Air Instructor course. Be a PADI Deep Specialty Instructor, or have completed a PADI Deep Specialty Instructor course. Have a minimum of 100 logged dives, with at least 20 enriched air dives, 25 dives deeper than 18 metres/60 feet and 15 dives deeper than 30 metres/100 feet. Prior to sending in your Tec Deep Instructor application, you must also: Be a renewed PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Be a PADI Enriched Air Instructor Be a PADI Deep Specialty Instructor Be a Tec 50 Diver Have assisted with at least one Tec 50 Diver course or one Tec 45 Diver course Have a minimum of 270 dives logged, with at least 25 stage decompression dives deeper than 40 metres/130 feet. Have certified a total of 10 or more PADI Deep Divers and/or PADI Enriched Air Divers. Have successfully completed the Tec Deep Instructor course exams. Meet a peer review waterskill requirement. Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organizations may apply – ask your Tec Instructor Trainer. Academic If you aren’t a certified tec diver, then your instructor course will include the entire Tec 40, 45 and 50 Diver courses as necessary. In fact, the first part of the course makes sure you have a good grasp of the knowledge and skills required for technical deep diving. During the second part of the course, you practice conducting knowledge development, practical application and open water teaching segments. Your Tec Deep Instructor Trainer will also go over organization and marketing considerations for TecRec courses. Available Languages For information on other available languages please contact your PADI Dive Center. Contact Dive Shop Professional Tec Deep Instructor eLearning covers self-study material. Your dive shop will charge training fees. Contact Dive Shop Your Dive Shop Advertisement More Courses Professional Tec Instructor The entry course into tec diving and your opportunity to join the PADI TecRec professional ranks. Certifications from other diver training organizations may apply - ask your Tec Instructor Trainer. Professional Tec Gas Blender Instructor Help meet the demand for qualified gas blenders. As a Tec Gas Blender Instructor, you will understand the differences between gases and be able to explain critical information to others. Professional Tec Trimix Instructor As a Tec Trimix Instructor you can teach the full range of deep open-circuit tec diving courses, including Tec Trimix 65 and Tec Trimix Diver. It's a respected certification only a few achieve. Professional Tec Sidemount Instructor As a Tec Sidemount Instructor, you can teach the advantages of sidemount diving to tec divers or introduce scuba divers to tec diving with the Tec Sidemount Diver course. Professional Tec 40 CCR Instructor This course is the entry into the ranks of Tec CCR professionals and qualifies you to conduct Discover Rebreather programs and teach the Tec 40 CCR Diver course. Professional Tec 60 CCR Instructor Build on your Tec 40 CCR course & become a Tec 60 CCR Instructor. Train tec divers to extend their CCR diving adventures down to 60 metres/200 feet & dive through multiple decompression stops.