Home / Education / Courses / 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. Tec Instructor Contact Dive Shop Professional Tec Instructor Contact Dive Shop Your Dive Shop Description Tec Instructor has a nice sound to it, especially if you're a PADI Instructor interested in technical (tec) diving and ready to combine your interests. The Tec Instructor course is your entry into the tec diving world and your opportunity to join the PADI TecRec professional ranks. As a Tec Instructor, you'll be qualified to conduct Discover Tec programs, teach the Tec 40 course and assist a Tec Deep Instructor with Tec 45 Diver courses (which is a great way to gain experience). To enroll in a Tec 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 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 45 Diver Have a minimum of 20 stage decompression dives Have successfully completed the Tec Instructor course exams 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 Tec Instructor course will include the entire Tec 40 and 45 Diver course. Part One of the course focuses on the knowledge and skills required for technical deep diving. Part Two fine-tunes your ability to conduct knowledge development, practical application and open water teaching segments. You'll also go over the philosophy, organization and marketing considerations for technical diver training. Available Languages For information on other available languages please contact your PADI Dive Center. Your Dive Shop More Courses Professional Tec Deep Instructor 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. 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.