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.


  • Be a renewed PADI Instructor
  • Be a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • Be a PADI Deep Diver Instructor
  • Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver Instructor
  • Have certified at least 10 PADI Deep Divers or PADI Enriched Air Divers, or a mix thereof
  • Be a PADI TecRec Tec50 Diver, or Tec Deep Diver
  • Assist with at least 1 PADI TecRec Tec Deep Diver course.


Please get in contact with us about the schedule, as this is best run concurrently with a PADI TecDeep Diver course


1000EUR Course cost + Application fee payable directly to PADI, O2 cost charged per L, and any equipment rental

What's next?

  • PADI TecRec Tec Trimix
  • PADI TecRec Tec Trimix Instructor