The Tec Revolution continues with the release of the PADI Tec 40 CCR Diver course, fully supported by instructional materials for PADI Divers, Instructors and Instructor Trainers. These include the Tec 40 CCR Dive Manual, Instructor Guide, Instructor Lesson Guides and Instructor Trainer Guide—all epublications currently available on disc. Besides emedia, printed Instructor Cue Cards and Diver and Instructor Exams also support the course.
The Tec 40 CCCR Diver course is already being hailed as a landmark in developing divers abilities as both technical divers and CCR divers. Intended for experienced open-circuit divers, the course qualifies successful graduates to make closed-circuit no-stop or limited decompression dives to 40 metres/130 feet. The Tec 40 CCR Diver Manual in PDF format for convenient access on a laptop or mobile device during supports training and provides a reference after certification .
The Tec 40 CCR Diver Instructor Guide is the instructor’s cornerstone reference for conducting the e PADI Tec 40 CCR Diver course. The guide includes the overall standards, recommendations and suggestions for conducting the program, as well as the standards specific to individual knowledge development sections, practical applications and training dives. Also available as an epublication, instructors can view it on a personal computer, tablet or smart phone . The guide is currently available on disc with the PADI Discover Rebreather Dive Program Instructor Guide, Tec 40 CCR Qualifier Guide and Tec 40 CCR Refresher Guide.
The Tec 40 Instructor Lesson Guides, currently available on disc, are PowerPointTM slides that cover the required knowledge development and both the diver manual and instructor guide. This instructor-level product reproduces in notes from the relevant section of the instructor guide with each slide for easy reference. Tec 40 CCR Instructor Cue Cards list performance objectives, suggested sequence, details of the dive and post dive debrief for instructor use by and in the water.
For PADI Tec CCR Instuctor Trainers, the Tec 40 CCR Instructor Trainer Guide provides the basic guide for developing Tec 40 CCR Instructor candidate knowledge and skills. It reviews the key course standards and provides outlines to enable effective course scheduling and local adaptation. The Tec 40 Diver and Instructor Exams round off the instructor trainer’s teaching materials.
For details, divers may contact their local PADI Retailer or Resort. PADI Instructors can contact their PADI Regional Headquarters. For more information regarding the PADI Tec Revolution, including the upcoming Tec Xplor events around the globe, visit padi.com and subscribe to the PADI TecRec blog. Keep an eye out for the PADI Tec 60 CCR Diver and Tec 100 CCR Diver courses and supporting instructional materials as they become available later this year.
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