PADI Tec Sidemount offers the same benefits as the PADI Sidemount Diver course but gives you the opportunity to dive with 2 + cylinders for extended dive times.
The PADI Tec Sidemount Diver course is a great way to get started into technical diving because the skills you learn in this course will train you to handle multiple cylinders on a single dive. You can combine what you learn in the Tec Sidemount Diver course with other open-circuit course that you take, or certifications you’ve already earned, to take advantage of sidemount’s cylinder configuration and handling advantages.
– Be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization.
– Have logged 30 or more dives
– At least 18 years old
– Certification as a PADI Enriched Air Diver is recommended.