Thailand Tec Rec: PADI Tec Rec Instructor Trainer Phil Phelan, and Thailand Tec Rec would like to welcome you to Phuket, Thailand. We offer a full range of open circuit PADI Tec Rec courses for divers and PADI Instructors.
Thailand Tec Rec has now opened up the Technical Diving division at All 4 Diving Academy. All 4 Diving Academy has been around for a long time here in Phuket, Offering a full range of Padi dive courses including Instructor levels, local dive trips daily and liveaboards in the Similans, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai. All 4 Diving Academy now has a dedicated Tech Diving division run by Thailand Tec Rec to complete their dive operation.
Phil, our PADI Tec Rec Instructor trainer who runs the Tech Diving division, has been teaching Tech Diving in Thailand, Honduras and Indonesia since 2003, and become a PADI Instructor Trainer in 2005. Phil brings with him a vast amount of Tec diving experience and dive knowledge, Phil and his small team of PADI Tec Rec Instructors are able to offer all of the PADI Tec Rec, open circuit courses in the traditional twin set and the very popular Sidemount configurations.
Phuket is the ideal location to complete your Tech Diving training, we have a large number of local dive sites that offer the depths and conditions needed to complete the required training dives. The Similan Islands is also a location many TecRec candidates have chosen to complete their training dives, dive the Similans and complete your Tec training all in one trip.
Padi revamped all of their Tec Rec courses several years ago, the courses are now more readily available to more divers, as prerequisites for each course differ. The Tec Deep course now consists of 3 courses, Tec 40, limited to 10 minutes decompression time, maximum depth of 40 metres, single gas switch using air and enriched air nitrox up to 50%. Tec 45, full multiple stop decompression, maximum depth 45 metres, single gas switch using air, enriched air nitrox and oxygen. Tec 50, full accelerated multiple stop decompression, maximum depth 50 metres, multiple gas switches using air, enriched air nitrox and oxygen. Trimix 65, introduce you to trimix blends (minimum 18% oxygen), maximum depth 65 metres, multiple stop accelerated decompression stops. Trimix Diver, an extension of Trimix 65, maximum depth 90 metres, multiple stop, multiple gas switch accelerated decompression diving.
We are also offering the very popular Sidemount (recreational level, one or more tanks) and Tec Sidemount (two or more tanks) courses, these courses can be combined with other Padi courses, so you can earn your ratings faster.
Gas blender courses (enriched air blender and Trimix blender) are also available, good idea for any dive professional and also those getting right into Technical Diving. Enriched Air nitrox is the back bone of all these courses, being certified as an Enriched Air nitrox diver is a prerequisite for all TecRec courses we offer.