PADI Tec Deep Instructor
The PADI Tec Deep Instructor course incorporates instructional philosophies and course goals that directly address the demanding and challenging nature of technical diving instruction. 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.
As a Tec Deep Instructor, you’ll be qualified to conduct the Discover Tec experience and teach the Tec Basics, Tec 40, Tec 45 and Tec 50 courses.
During this program you’ll do a Peer skill review with your Instructor Trainer and sit on a Mini Instructor Development Course where you’ll review the Course Standards and Equipment Configurations. You’ll conduct a Confined water and Open Water session presenting, as the Instructor, chosen skills from the Tec 40, Tec 45 or Tec 50 programs.
• PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
• PADI Enriched Air Instructor, or have successfully completed a PADI Enriched Air Instructor training course.
• PADI Deep Diver Specialty Instructor, or have successfully completed a PADI Deep Diver Specialty 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.
Post Requisites :
1. PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.
2. PADI Enriched Air Instructor.
3. PADI Deep Diver Specialty Instructor.
4. PADI Tec 50 diver or equivalent.
5. Have assisted with at least one Tec 50 course and one Tec 45 course, or assist on 2 Tec 50 Courses.
6. Have a minimum of 270 dives logged, with at least 25 stage decompression dives that had a maximum depth deeper than 40 metres/130 feet.
7. Have certified a total of ten or more PADI Deep Divers and/or PADI Enriched Air Divers.
8. Have successfully completed the Tec Deep Instructor Standards Exam and Tec Deep Instructor Theory and Practical Application Exam.
9. Meet the peer review water skill requirements listed on the Tec Deep Instructor Application through the attesting signature of a Tec Deep Instructor or a PADI Instructor with a qualifying rating from another training organization.
10. Minimum age 18 years.
Materials for the Instructor Course (not included!)
1. All the materials required of Tec Diver students.
2. The Tec Diver Course Instructor Guide.
3. Tec Deep Diver Dive Planning Slates.
4. Tec Diver Exams and answer sheets.
Course Duration: Dependent on Post Requisites and when they are met.
PADI Fee: The Tec Deep Instructor PADI application fee is 118A$.