Padi Technical diving instructor

Teach Technical Diving

Ever wanted to become a PADi Technical Instructor, at Lanzarote Dive Centre we are able to help you with , this our Course Director can offer the following PADI Tec Instructor courses.


PADi Tec Instructor
PADi Tec Deep Instructor
PADI Tec Trimix Instructor
PADi Tec Sidemount Instructor
PADi Gas Blender Instructor


PADi Tec Instructor


Who should take this course?

Tec Instructor has a nice sound to it, especially if youíre 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, youíll 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 Ė ask your Tec Instructor Trainer.

What will you learn?

If you arenít a certified tec diver, then your Tec Instructor course will include the entire Tec 40 and Tec 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. Youíll also go over the philosophy, organization and marketing considerations for technical diver training.


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PADi Tec Deep Instructor


Who should take this course?

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 Ė ask your Tec Instructor Trainer.

What will you learn?

If you arenít 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.


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PADi Tec Trimix Instructor


Who should take this course?

Becoming a Tec Trimix Diver takes you to the outer edge of technical diving. Earning the Tec Trimix Instructor rating makes you the person who trains these extreme divers. Itís a respected tec diving instructor certification that few achieve. If youíve got the experience and are up for the challenge, then it could be your next step. 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.

To enroll in a Tec Trimix Instructor course, you must:

Be a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Be a PADI Tec Deep Instructor, or have completed the PADI Tec Deep Instructor training course
Be a PADI Tec Trimix Diver
Have a minimum of 200 logged dives, with 20 tec decompression dives of which at least 10 dives were deeper than 40 metres/130 feet using trimix.

Prior to sending in your Tec Trimix Instructor application, you must also:

Be a PADI Tec Deep Instructor
Have assisted with at least one Tec Trimix Diver course
Have a minimum of 350 logged dives, with 50 decompression dives deeper than 40 metres/130 feet of which 30 dives must be deeper than 40 metres/130 feet using trimix and 10 dives deeper than 50 metres/165 feet using trimix with less than 21 percent oxygen.
Have successfully completed the Tec Trimix Instructor course exams

What will you learn?

You begin your training by reviewing the Tec Trimix course content and practical skills. Then, you complete multiple practice teaching scenarios in the classroom and in the water to ensure you know how to cover all the materials, organize skill practice and control open water dives.




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PADi Tec Sidemount Instructor


Who should take this course?

For technical divers, using a sidemount configuration is becoming more common and it certainly is convenient for traveling, especially to locations where backmount isnít 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 Ė ask your Tec Sidemount Instructor Trainer.

What Will You Learn?

If you arenít a certified Tec Sidemount Diver, then your Tec Sidemount Instructor course will include the entire Tec Sidemount Diver course. Youíll 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 youíre ready to teach the course and also provide ideas for organizing and marketing your tec sidemount courses.


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PADi Tec Gas Blender Instructor


Who should take this course?

Enriched air, trimix and rebreather diving just canít happen without the right gas mixes. Not only does a dive shop need the right blending equipment, but it also needs qualified gas blenders. As a Tec Gas Blender Instructor, you can help meet the demand for gas blenders by offering this important training Ė the Tec Gas Blender course.

To enroll in a Tec Gas Blender Instructor course, you must be a:

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
PADI Enriched Air Instructor
Tec Gas Blender

Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organizations may apply Ė ask your Tec Gas Blender Instructor Trainer.

What will you learn?

Since youíre already a gas blender, the course reviews your knowledge of gas blending procedures to make sure that you not only understand them, but can explain critical information to others. You also demonstrate step-by-step oxygen cleaning procedures, practice teaching segments of the course and create different gas blends.



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