PADI Tec Instructor

padi-tec-instructor1If you’re serious about becoming a technical instructor and joining the ranks of PADI technical instructors, the Tec Diver Instructor course is an obvious choice.

The Tec Instructor training course is a sub course within the Tec Deep Instructor training course that focuses on teaching only Tec 40 divers. It incorporates instructional philosophies and course goals that directly address the demanding and challenging nature of technical diving instruction.

The PADI Tec Instructor course prepares candidates to conduct the Tec 40 course and addresses the philosophy, organization, practical considerations, promotion and other aspects of teaching the Tec 40 course.

As a Tec Instructor, you’ll be qualified to teach and certify students up to Tec 40 and assist full Tec Deep Instructors during the Tec 45 and Tec 50 courses


padi-tec-instructor2During this program you’ll do a skill review with your Instructor Trainer and sit on a Mini Instructor Development Course where you’ll review the Course Standards, conduct a Confined water and Open Water session presenting, as the Instructor, chosen skills from the Tec 40 program.

Duration : 3 to 4 days


To enroll in the PADI Tec Instructor Training course, you must

  • 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.



  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • PADI Enriched Air Instructor.
  • PADI Deep Diver Specialty Instructor.
  • PADI Tec 45 Diver or equivalent.
  • Have a minimum of 20 stage decompression dives.
  • Have successfully completed the Tec Instructor Standards Exam and Tec Instructor Theory and Practical Application Exam.

Required Materials

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.


These are payable ontop of the course fee.

Paid directly via credit card to PADI
PADI Tec Instructor Application Fee – $152 AUD


To book this course, a 20% ( ฿6,000 ) deposit is payable now. The balance is due on arrival.