T2Koh Tao Tech Diving

 Basic and introductory Tech Diving courses - Koh Tao Thailand

Below are some basic and introductory Tech Diving courses that we offer. To see our full range of Tech courses please visit our specialist Tech Diving website www.techdivethailand.com.

PADI Tec Basics course

The PADI Tec Basics course is a bridge from recreational to technical diving, providing divers with an opportunity to gain exposure to technical diving.

The course offers a great chance to learn and practice entry-level technical diving skills. Tec Basics provides a recreational diver with a fun glimpse at what is technical diving is all about; extending your range safely with ease and confidence.

This course builds the core skills needed to progress through to the next level of PADI/ DSAT Technical diving courses. PADI Tec Basics dives are within recreational limits, and assists divers in developing the skills that will be covered in Tec 40. This course is also a fantastic way for recreational divers to refine their skills.


  • PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Have a minimum of 10 logged dives
  • Be at least 18 years old

Duration: 2 Days Cost: 10,000 THB

DSAT Gas Blender

In today's world, more people are learning the benefits of diving with enriched air.

The DSAT Gas Blender course will train you to become a competent and qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide gas mixes to appropriately certified divers. You will learn the physical properties of oxygen, its associated hazards, handling requirements and what cleaning equipment is necessary. Finally, you will learn the five methods of obtaining the desired enriched air nitrox mix and the various methods used to obtain proper helium mixes.


  • Nitrox Diver

Duration:2 Days Cost: 9,000 THB

Scuba Equipment Repair course

Davy Jones Tech teaches the basics of scuba equipment repair, we look at all major manufacturers equipment from regulators, tanks, bcds, valves and just about every piece of scuba equipment strip down and rebuild. This course is often a precursor to gaining a manufacturers service technician course to understand the basics of regulator repair and service. We regularly run this course as part of our dive shop operations package.

Duration:3 Days Cost: 9,000 THB

BSAC Compressor Operator course

The BSAC compressor operator course teaches how to safely run and maintain a dive shop compressor. The course covers compressor design and theory and various types of compressors found in dive shop operations. We then look at safely filling scuba tanks and running the compressor essential for any divemasters or instructors looking to work in the dive industry. On the second day we look at compressor maintenance such as gas filters, oil changes, diagnostic of compressor problems, changing engines and pipe work. We run this course as part of the dive shop operations package and ask Gas Blender students to undertake the BSAC compressor operator first so that they can safely run the compressor.

Duration:2 Days Cost: 6,000 THB



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