New PADI Tec Diving Materials – TecRec 40, 45 and 50 – Now Available

Only the instructor-level products have been revised.
Any student-level materials you may have on-hand are still current.


Tec Diver Course Instructor Guide
(includes newly-revised instructor guide and instructor appendix CD-ROM)
replaces 70407 Tec Deep Inst. Guide

Product no 70605

Tec 40-45-50 Instructor Slates Set 
Newly-revised 19 slate set, coil-bound and printed on “wet notes.”
replaces 60204 Tec Deep Inst. Cue Cards
Product no. 60420

Tec Diver Course Lesson Guides CD-ROM

replaces 70838 Tec Deep Lesson Guides
Product no 70913

Tec Trimix Instructor Guide
(includes instructor guide and tec trimix 65 addendum)
If you already own the Tec Trimix Instructor Guide, please contact PADI Training regarding the revisions: 800 729 7234 ext. 2540.
Product no 70430


Tec 40 student exam (product no 71040)
Tec 45 student exam (product no 71045)
Tec 50 student exam (product no 71050)

Blank answer sheets and answer keys are in the Tec Diver Instructor Guide and will be available soon on the PADI Pros site.

Instructor-level exams have changed. If you are a TecRec Instructor Trainer (course director) please call PADI training for details. 800 729 7234 ext. 2540.


None of the student materials have changed for any of the courses. In other words, whatever student materials you have in stock are current.

No changes to the Equipment Set-Up DVD.

Gas Blender
None of the Gas Blender materials have changed.We put the instructor guide in a new binder so it would match the other guides, but that’s it.

Tec Trimix
There have been a few changes to the Tec Trimix instructor guide. Please contact PADI Training for details (800 729 7234 ext. 2540 or

  • Students use the Tec Trimix student exam for “Tec 65.”
  • Instructors continue to use the same Trimix Lesson Guides.

DISCLAIMER: Unfortunately, I am not  a tec diver. 

Those scrawny arms (pictured left) are no good for hurfing doubles. So I apologize, but to better assist with answering questions about our new Tec program, please contact the training department: 800 729 7234

Kelly ext. 2240
LeRoy ext. 2336
or Steve Mortell ext. 2445

You can also visit the DSAT Chat Tec Blog for lots of good info.

I’m attending a briefing from Tec guru Steve Mortell next Tuesday and after that I’ll be a little more up-to-speed.

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