DSAT Tec Deep Instructor Course

DSAT technical instructors, the Tec Deep Diver Instructor course is an obvious choice. The DSAT Tec Deep Diver Instructor course incorporates instructional philosophies and course goals that directly address the demanding and challenging nature of technical diving.



  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • PADI Enriched Air Diver Instructor*
  • PADI Deep Diver Specialty Instructor*
  • DSAT Tec Deep Diver certification*
  • Have a minimum of 100 logged dives with at least 20 enriched air nitrox dives, at least 25 dives deeper than 18 meters and at least 15 dives deeper than 30 meters

*Equivalent certifications from other training organizations for the above mentioned pre-requisites are also accepted.


The DSAT Tec Deep Instructor course prepares candidates to conduct the Tec Deep Diver course and addresses the philosophy, organization, practical considerations, promotion and other aspects of teaching the Tec Deep Diver course. To successfully complete the Tec Deep Instructor course, candidates must complete the Tec Deep Standards and Procedures exam and the Tec Deep theory exam. Candidates must also assist 2 Tec Deep courses for teaching experience. If already certified PADI Instructors complete the DSAT Tec Deep Course and will continue to do the Instructor level, then only 1 more course assist is required.

Additionally there is another 2 parts to the Instructor training program for the Tec deep Instructor Course. Candidates who have technical diving certification from another organization will need to do PART 1 & 2. Already certified PADI Instructors and DSAT Tec Deep Divers need only to complete PART 2.

PART 1 Instructor candidates (Who have not done the DSAT Tec Deep Course):

  • Completing all knowledge reviews from the student manual
  • Classroom presentations to review knowledge reviews
  • Exam 1 & exam 2 of the Tec Deep course
  • Practical applications 1,2,4,6,8 (Planning procedures & Decompression software use)
  • Training Dives 2,5,7,9,10

PART 2 For certified DSAT Tec-Deep divers and PADI Instructors:

  • Orientation session (Classroom)
  • Course overview, Standards & procedures (Classroom)
  • Standards Exam & Theory Exam (Classroom)
  • Practical training sessions: Dive planning & software (Classroom)
  • Skills workshop & Confined Water teaching presentations (Pool)
  • Open Water teaching presentations (Boat or from the local beach)**

What are the courses & How much will it cost?

DSAT Tec Deep Instructor - 50,000 Baht (5 days)

Includes: Tec Deep Instructor Guide, Tec Deep Cue Cards