Mythbusters part three

This is the third in a series of articles, click here for Part One Myth – You have to do skills to pass courses, once you have the card you never need to do them again. Fact – Training courses are designed to teach you the skill and knowledge you need to start diving at …

How to become a TecRec Tec CCR Instructor

PADI Tec 40 CCR Instructors teach the PADI Tec 40 CCR Diver Courses on the specific unit they qualify on. 1) First Steps – becoming a Tec 40 CCR diver and getting the pre-requisite experience: a) Qualify as a PADI Tec 40 CCR Diver or equivalent on the specific Type T CCR you want to …

Second orientation program for Instructor Trainers in Sydney

On 17th February PADI Asia Pacific completed the second orientation program for Instructor Trainers in the PADI TecRec system. Four experienced technical Instructor Trainers from other organizations attended the event, which was conducted in the offices of PADI Asia Pacific in Sydney. The candidates were Rubens Monaco (Australia), Satoshi Toyoda (Philippines), Yoshiaki Ikeda (Japan & Philippines) & …

PADI TecRec in the Philippines

La Laguna Dive is a 5 Star PADI Dive Center (S-2857) and PADI TecRec Centre located in Philippines offering all the PADI TecRec training programs up to Trimix 65. La Laguna will also offer the PADI Closed Circuit Rebreather training when the programs are released later this year. All technical dive equipment can be rented …

Feedback from the PADI TecRec IT Crossover

Martin Robson, Cave Diver, Rebreather and PADI TecRec Instructor Trainer “I have just participated in the second ever PADI TecRec IT crossover programme. Despite the fact that the room was full of ITs from other training agencies combining a vast wealth of skill and experience from all across Europe, PADI and the PADI Staff proved …

TecRec Advanced Wreck Diving in the UK

By Andrew Pearson  For an Easter treat Barry and I headed down to Portland, Dorset for a 3 day TecRec Advanced Wreck course with Ross Finlayson from Active Diving.  After weeks of trying to work out what he was going to do with us, we did not leave disappointed!   With day 1 only having 1 …