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Sidemount Diving Instructor

At ProTec Tulum and Playa del Carmen Dive Centers we offer Sidemount Instructor training through our PSAI in-house Instructor Trainer to the levels of Openwater Sidemount Instructor and Advanced Cave Sidemount Instructor. Assisting training programs is an integral part of Instructor development. The more Sidemount courses you can assist with the most versatile Instructors the more successfull you will be as a Sidemount Instructor. That is particular true and importand for the Advanced Cave Sidemount Instructor rating.

All of our staff are Sidemount cave divers and all of our Cave Instructors are Openwater Sidemount Instructors and most are Sidemount Cave Instructors. We have published a number of good articles on our Blog relating to Openwater Sidemount diving and Cave Sidemount diving. Please have a look.

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Openwater Sidemount Instructor

Prerequisites: Advanced Nitrox Instructor, Openwater Sidemount diver with 150 logged dives. Of those 150 logged dives 40 hours on Sidemount and 21 years of age or older. 

Advanced Cave Sidemount Instructor

Prerequisites: Technical Cave Instructor, Advanced Cave Sidemount diver with 300 dives, 200 logged cave dives, 50 non training Sidemount cave dives. Must have taught a minimum of 5 full cave diver courses and 21 years of age or older.

If you have more questions about how to become a Sidemount Instructor, want to schedule a training program with us or want to get in touch with one of our Instructor Trainers please do not hesitate to contact us by email.