Tec 40 – Who, What, Where, When, Why?

Written by PADI Regional Manager and TecRec Instructor Trainer, Chris Hailey. Are you a scuba diver looking for a new challenge? Or maybe you’re wanting to explore underwater places deeper than 30 meters or that nobody has ever seen before? Then the PADI Tec 40 course might just be for you. Not only is this …

3 Reasons Any Diver Should Consider Taking Tec 40

Tec training can benefit many more divers than you might imagine.

TecRec Principals by Jonas Samuelsson PADI Regional Manager

 In this blog we are reviewing Tec 40 Diver, which is perhaps the most important course for any technical diver. It’s here where the student learns the principal skills they need for further training and experiences. It’s therefore crucial that the Tec/Tec Deep Instructor reviews skills like proper trim, propulsion techniques and how to be correctly …

Tec 40 on Super Bowl Sunday

By Cliff Cammert, IDCS 93576, Director of Training HiTek Scuba and Tec Deep Instructor On the 14th of March, a small group of Portland Oregon technical divers completed their Tec 40 journey that started back in January.  Breaking some new ground, HiTek Scuba completed a DSAT Tec 40 class this month, probably the first one held …

Who needs the Oriskany?

Submitted by Al Schumer, PADI #237897 Our aircraft carriers still work and can seen here behind the Northwest’s newest PADI technical divers (from left to right) Chuck Neudorf, Alex Schumer and Sergey Derkachev. These students, along with Rich Pleiss, recently completed their Tec 40 certifications and have moved on to Tec 45 training with Northwest …

Tec 40 Course Experiences

Report by Alex boulton, TDD Technical Consultant, PADI Asia Pacific  Just finished teaching the new Tec 40 course in Sydney. The course went well and PADI Instructor Examiner & Asia Pacific Educational Consultant Thomas Knedlik is now a proud Tec 40 Diver. We ran the course in doubles as Thomas is continuing with his training up …