To enroll on this course you should be a PADI Tec Instructor (or TecRec Instructor with a higher rating), a PADI Tec Sidemount Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organization), and have logged at least 20 technical sidemount dives including 10 with three or more cylinders (two mains and at least one stage/deco cylinder).
Who this course is for
This course is for experienced technical instructors, who would like to train divers to use sidemount configurations for technical diving. The use of multiple stage/deco tanks, and technical diving practices such as stage decompression stops, and extended gas sharing drills, are the primary differences between Tec Sidemount and Recreational Sidemount.
What’s in it for you
This course will give you some insights and experience teaching sidemount with multiple stage tanks, and an end goal of technical diving application. Successfully completing the course requirements earns you the title Tec Sidemount Instructor.
How to get started
Click the book online button, find a date that suits you, and choose your preferred payment method. As soon as we receive your booking, we will be in touch to finalize the arrangements. If you would like to discuss course options with your instructor before booking, or you cannot find a scheduled date that fits in with your plans, you can use the live chat option, or email us via the contact page.
You will need a copy of the PADI Tec Sidemount Instructor Manual for this course, which you can purchase from us or PADI, If purchasing from us we can send you an advance soft copy when your course is confirmed.
For technical courses, we highly recommend the use of your own equipment. If you would like to rent or purchase equipment from us for use during your course please let us know when making your booking, we can have that ready for you on arrival, see our store for available dive equipment.
All participants need to be medically fit for diving, to determine this please read, and follow the instructions on the Diver Medical Form. If it highlights a condition you have that requires medical approval you will need this prior to going in the water. We recommend you do this prior to your arrival in Moalboal. We can arrange a visit to the doctor here, but facilities may not be to the same standard where you are from. You can find the form here.