PADI Tec Deep Instructor Course

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PADI Tec Deep Instructor Course Thailand

Price: 49,900 THB

Technical Diving Instructors are amongst the most experienced and highly trained divers and are explorers by nature. To join this elite group takes dedication, time and money. If you are ready to invest in your future, Kiwidiver will help get you there with the PADI Tec Deep Instructor course.

It won’t be easy. There will be lots of hard work and challenges along the way but with our guidance and coaching you will be able to achieve your goals and along the way you will discover new dive sites and if time allows some previously unexplored dive sites.

Course Goals | Tec Deep Instructor 


As a PADI Tec Deep Instructor you will be qualified to:

  • Conduct the PADI Discover Tec 
  • Teach all sub-courses in the PADI Tec Diver course (Tec 40, Tec 45 & Tec 50)

As part of training to be an instructor and in addition to the Tec Deep Instructor course you are required to assist on other technical courses and technical dives.

Technical diving instructor during Tec Deep instructor course in Thailand

The Tec Deep instructor course is run in-house with Kiwidiver’s award winning Tec Instructor Trainer and Course Director, Kevin Black. With over 15 years of technical diving and underwater exploring, Kevin has a passion for wreck dives and when not teaching or advising on underwater archaeological projects, Kevin can often be found on his own boat searching for new wrecks.

Tec instructor in water during PADI Tec Deep Instructor course Phuket

Course Details | Tec Deep Instructor 


Prerequisites for certification

  • Certified PADI MSDT
  • Certified PADI Deep Diver Instructor
  • Certified PADI NITROX Instructor
  • Certified PADI Tec 45 Diver (or equivalent)
  • Proof of 20 decompression dives
  • Pass the PADI Tec Instructor Standards exam
  • Complete the PADI Tec Instructor Training course
  • 270 dives with 25 staged deco dives with a max depth below 40m
  • Assist with at least one PADI Tec 45 or PADI Tec 50 course

The typical schedule for the Tec Deep Instructor Course

Day 1


  • Tec Knowledge Reviews
  • Practical applications
  • Exams

Day 2


  • Tec 40 Dive 1 & 2
  • Confined water skill circuit
  • Teaching Presentations

Day 3

3 Boat Dives

  • Dive 3 (Tec 45 18-30m)
  • Dive 4 (Tec 45 27-45m Deco)
  • Dive 5 (Open Water teaching presentations)

Day 4

Classroom & Pool

  • Knowledge development presentations
  • Confined water teaching presentations (Pool)
  • Tec 50 Dive 6

Day 5

3 Boat Dives

  • Dive 7 (Tec 50 12-24m)
  • Dive 8 (Tec 45 40-50m)
  • Dive 9 (Open Water teaching presentations)

Day 6

3 Boat Dives

  • Dive 10 (First Open Water teaching presentations)
  • Dive 11 (Second Open Water teaching presentations)
  • Dive 12 (Open Water teaching presentations – backup)

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