Home / Education / Courses / 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. Tec Sidemount Instructor Contact Dive Shop Professional Tec Sidemount Instructor Contact Dive Shop Your Dive Shop Description For technical divers, using a sidemount configuration is becoming more common and it certainly is convenient for traveling, especially to locations where backmount isn't available. 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. To enroll in a Tec Sidemount 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 Be a Tec 45 Diver Prior to sending in your Tec Sidemount Instructor application, you must also: Be a PADI Tec Instructor or higher rating Be a PADI Tec Sidemount Diver Have logged at least 20 technical sidemount dives including 10 with three or more cylinders Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organizations may apply - ask your Tec Sidemount Instructor Trainer. Academic If you aren't a certified Tec Sidemount Diver, then your Tec Sidemount Instructor course will include the entire Tec Sidemount Diver course. You'll not only get to practice all the skills, but will also get the chance to present knowledge development, confined water and open water teaching segments. Your Tec Sidemount Instructor Trainer will make sure you're ready to teach the course and also provide ideas for organizing and marketing your tec sidemount courses. Available Languages For information on other available languages please contact your PADI Dive Center. Your Dive Shop 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 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 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.