Technical Diving Instructor Training

We have the highest standards for dive instruction and this is reflected in how we train our Instructor Candidates. Some of the most successful cave and technical diving instructors in the industry have completed their instructor training at ProTec with the help of our in-house Instructor Trainers Patrick Widmann and Jake Bulman. We don’t offer bulk or quantity training. Instead, we focus on small classes with individual instruction to ensure that our Instructor Candidates succeed. We choose quality over quantity to make you a better instructor.


About our Instructor Trainers: 

  • Minimum of 10 years as an active scuba Instructors  
  • Technical and Trimix diver Instructor certification
  • CCR Rebreather and CCR Cave Diving Instructor certification
  • Technical Cave Instructor certification
  • Sidemount Cave Instructor certification
  • Worked in different countries as Dive Instructor
  • A minimum of 5000 logged dives and a minimum of 3000 cave dives  


How to pick an Instructor Trainer?

  • Research and learn about the IT experience, the environments they are familiar with and their specialty
  • Read and learn about projects they have participated in and publications they have contributed to
  • Read and ask about the investment and resources you will need to become an instructor
  • Ask them questions and establish a conversation about your goals and the training style
  • Talk with your IT about career path, short and long term objectives, and motivation
  • Look for instruction that offers you quality over quantity
  • Enquire about the challenges of being an Instructor and the lifestyle
  • Evaluate what your IT inspires you to do, achieve and aim for


You can check our blog to learn more about the life and experiences of the ProTec cave instructors!




Dive instructor training in Mexico

ABC Diving Instructor

The entry level for instructors with PSAI. The  fundamentals to teaching that sets you up for success. 

Sidemount Diving Instructor

Sidemount Instructor Training offered in both open water and cave through our in-house PSAI Instructor Trainers. 

DPV Diving Instructor

Both open water and overhead DPV instructor training is available with various models of underwater scooters.

Cavern Diving Instructor

The entry level course for teaching in the overhead environment and the first steps towards becoming a cave diving instructor.

Intro To Cave Instructor

Moving further into the cave and away from the daylight zone, whilst continuing to  sharpen your students skills. 

Cave Instructor

If you are interested in becoming the best trained cave diving instructor that you can be, we are ready to help.

Advanced Nitrox Instructor

Decompression dive instruction involves different considerations than recreational diving. We’ll get you there.

Trimix Level 1 Instructor

Learn how to safely instruct other divers in discipline that is decompression diving using trimix.

Rebreather Diving Instructor

We offer sport and advanced CCR Rebreather Instructor training depending on your qualifications.

“When I completed the course I had no doubt that I had the knowledge and skills…”

Mike N.