Cave Sidemount Instructor course

Openwater Sidemount diver Instructor course

The Openwater Sidemount Instructor training level is ofered by the ProTec Dive Centers in Tulum & Playa del Carmen through IANTD and our two resident in-house Instructor Trainers to the levels of Openwater Sidemount Instructor and Advanced Cave Sidemount Instructor.

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: IANTD 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: IANTD 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.