PADI Tec Sidemount Training in Phuket, Thailand with Aussie Divers Phuket
The idea of wearing multiple scuba cylinders is now becoming popular for technical diving. By doing your PADI Tec Sidemount course with Aussie Divers Phuket you can apply what the same skills to other TecRec courses.
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About The Course
If you’ve researched into technical diving, you will discover that technical divers always wear more than one tank. PADI Sidemount is growing in popularity year on year. Being able to configure multiple cylinders is a new skill for recreational divers and a step towards technical diving. The Tec Sidemount Diver course is the first step into the tec world.
If you’re a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, at least 18 years old and have a minimum of 30 logged dives, you qualify to enroll in a Tec Sidemount Diver course. It’s recommended that you also have a PADI Enriched Air Diver certification.
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organizations may apply – ask your Tec Sidemount Instructor.
What You will Learn
You’ll learn why sidemount configuration is advantageous and how to assemble a tec sidemount harness. This course steps up from the normal recreation sidemount course. You will add additional tanks to the two you did with recreational course. You learn about gas switching and how to use stage tanks and additional finning techniques.
With hands-on sidemount training, you will have one confined water session and four open water dives where you’ll start with two tanks. You may add at least two more, and could possibly get up six sidemounted cylinders.