To enroll in a Tec Sidemount 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
    • Be a Tec 45 Diver

Prior to sending in your Tec Sidemount Instructor application, you must also:

    • Be a PADI Tec Instructor or higher rating
    • Be a PADI Tec Sidemount Diver
  • Have logged at least 20 technical sidemount dives including 10 with three or more cylinders

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