Monday, July 06, 2009

PADI’s DSAT Technical Diving Arm Prepares for Course Overhaul

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Heeding customer feedback and finally bowing to market pressures, PADI’s DSAT technical diving arm is preparing an overhaul of its TecRec Deep and Trimix courses that will lower the entry barriers to the course and give instructors more flexibility.

Although final course outlines have not been finalized, the Tec Deep course will be broken into three parts, tentatively called “Tec 40,” “Tec 45″ and “Tec 50,” signifying the depth in meters students will be certified to dive. The current Tec Trimix course will be similarly broken into two parts, dubbed “Trimix 65″ and “Trimix 75.” DSAT hopes to introduce the courses by the end of the year.

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Bob James said...

This story was written by me and you hae linked to another site that has copied the story without my permission. I did eventually get them to link to my site, but please update your links and attribute this article to Aquanauts Dive Centre and our Thailand Tech blog at

Neutral Dive Gear said...


Gladly! Tanks for the tip!