Instructor Courses

PADI Tec Rec Instructor Courses

At Dive-In Larnaca we have a PADI TecRec Instructor Trainer onsite who can teach, Tec Instructor, Tec Deep Instructor and Tec Trimix Instructor courses.

Tec Instructor qualifies you to teach the PADI Tec 40 and Discover Tec courses, whilst Tec Deep Instructors can teach Tec 40, Tec 45 and Tec 50. Tec Trimix 65 and Tec Trimix courses are taught by Tec Trimix Instructors.

How do I begin?

You start with the training materials. We will provide you with a PADI Tec Deep Instructor Crewpack or Tec Trimix Instructor Crewpack so you can do all your studying at home before you come to Cyprus.

What's in the course?

The courses focus upon the knowledge and skills required for technical deep diving. Your ability to conduct knowledge development, practical application and open water teaching segments. You'll also go over the philosophy, organization and marketing considerations for technical diver training.

How long does it take?

The length of the course will vary depending on your starting qualifications and Instructor course being taken so please contact us for details

What qualifications do I need?

As a starting point, to enrol 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.

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

What's next?

The TecRec Instructor courses build upon one another so as you gain in diving and teaching experience you can move up the PADI Pro Ladder up to Tec Trimix Instructor.


Please contact us for details of costs.