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PADI Tec 40CCR Instructor

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To enroll in the Tec 40 CCR Instructor Training course, an individual must:

  • Be a renewed PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (or a PADI Instructor with a higher rating).
  • Be a PADI Enriched Air Instructor.
  • Be a PADI Deep Diver Specialty Instructor.
  • Be certified as a Tec 40 CCR Diver on the specific Type T CCR for which the candidate is qualifying, or have a qualifying certification from another training organization. Instructors meeting this requirement with a qualifying
    certification from other training organizations must read the Tec 40 CCR Diver Manual and complete the Knowledge Reviews prior to the Tec 40 CCR Instructor Training course.
  • Have a minimum of 150 logged dives, with at least 100 dives and 100 hours on the specific Type T CCR for which the instructor is qualifying as a Tec 40 CCR Instructor.
  • Medical clearance attesting to dive fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Candidate Materials

Instructor candidates must have, in their possession, a personal, current set of the following materials to study with and use during the course and for reference afterward:
• Tec 40 CCR Diver Instructor Guide in a language the candidate understands
• All the materials required for Tec 40 CCR Diver, as listed in the Tec 40 CCR Diver Instructor Guide,
• Tec 40 CCR Diver Exams and answer sheets

Performance Requirements

  • Candidates attend four Instructor Trainer-led curriculum presentations and two in water staff demonstrations:
    • Introduction and Course Overview (Instructor Trainer Presentation)
    • Tec 40 CCR Courses (Instructor Trainer Presentation)
    • How to Teach CCR Courses (Instructor Trainer Presentation)
    • Marketing Tec CCR Courses (Instructor Trainer-led Workshop)
    • Confined Water Role Model Tec 40 CCR Teaching Skills (Instructor Trainer Demonstration)
    • Open Water Role Model Rescue Demonstration (Instructor Trainer Demonstration)
  • Candidates gives at least two confined water teaching presentations, two practical application presentations, two knowledge development presentations, and one open water teaching presentation integrating two skills.
  • Prior to certification, candidates must give at least one presentation in each of the following areas, earning the following scores or higher:
    1. Knowledge development – 3.5
    2. Confined water – 3.4
    3. Open water – 3.4

Candidates also:

  • Demonstrate mastery of knowledge development by earning a score of 80 percent or higher on the Tec 40 CCR Instructor Exam. Candidates must review all items missed until they demonstrate mastery of those items.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively brief, coach, debrief and assess student learning in the practical application sessions.
  • Perform all CCR skills in the Waterskills Evaluation as appropriate for the specific unit, scoring no less that a 3 on any skill, with at least 50 percent of skills scored at a 4 or higher.
  • Successfully complete the Tec CCR Diver Rescue Workshop.