Wearing more than one tank has become increasingly popular for technical diving. With the Tec Sidemount Diver course, you can apply what you learn to other TecRec courses.

If you’ve looked into technical diving, you realize that tec divers always wear more than one tank. Sidemount is an increasingly popular way to configure multiple cylinders for technical diving. You can enter the world of tec diving with the Tec Sidemount Diver course and apply what you learn to other TecRec courses.

PADI Tec Sidemount Course Description

The PADI Tec Sidemount course consists of five dives which take place over 2 days plus one practical theory session.

Before the practical theory session, you will need to have read and completed online learning. Your Instructor will then review the information with you prior to your dives.

A primary focus of this course is the motor skills needed when wearing multiple cylinders and for knowledge development.


  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Advanced Open Water or suitable qualifying certification from another agency
  • At least 30 Logged Dives

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What’s Included

  • Course tuition
  • Course manual
  • Equipment rental – wing, twinset & stage cylinder
  • First gas fill
  • Certification

What’s Not Included

  • Transport (we will do our best to arrange lifts if needed)
  • Standard equipment hire
  • Entrance to dive site
  • Subsequent gas fills
  • Accommodation (if necessary)



Course Costs

Tec Sidemount

Tec Sidemount + Tec 40

Tec Sidemount + Tec 40 + Tec 45

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