I.A.C. TEC

TEC Diving Courses – On the Island of Krk in Croatia

In the beautiful village of Punat on the island of Krk we offer IAC Tec diving courses in English. We will gladly explain the pros and cons of the different diving associations. Drop by and dive with us! 🙂

SIDEMOUNT/MONKEY DIVING

The Sidemount Diving course is designed to teach certified divers how to safely handle the side-mounted DTG as an alternative to the traditional back-mounted DTG. The Sidemount Diving / Monkey Diving has the following advantages:
Safe diving because I can easily access all controls. Back-friendly and easy handling when getting in and out of the water. Easy scooter riding and filming or photographing. And last but not least the deepening of diving skills.

Course extent:

  • Planning
  • Equipment check
  • entry into the water and Bleicheck
  • Buoyancy exercises
  • Safety training
  • Alternating respiration
  • Exit

Requirements:

  • proof of an OWD Brevet or equivalent
  • at least 15 years old
  • proof of state of health

Theory:

  • Standards and advantages
  • Equipment
  • Handling
  • Partner exercises for emergencies

Duration of the course:

2 days

Price: 299,- €
(incl. rental equipment and certification)

TEC FUNDAMENTAL

The Tec Fundamental course teaches the basic exercises/skills required for all technical dives. This course is the introduction to technical diving and the prerequisite for all further technical diving courses. The Tec Fundamental course focuses on mastering precise buoyancy/trim, finning techniques, team awareness and controlled ascents using a surface buoy. The correct equipment configuration is also a priority.

Course extent:

  • 4 dives with at least 3 hours diving time
  • ascents with stops at different depths
  • descent method, water position, finning techniques
  • valve drill, mask change, OOA, surface buoy shooting, communication under water

Requirements:

  • I.A.C. Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • Nitrox Basic
  • 50 logged dives
  • proof of state of health
  • at least 18 years

Duration of the course:

min. 2 days

Price: 199,- € daily rate
(incl. certification)

TEC ADVANCED

The i.a.c Tec Advanced deepens the Tec Fundamental Skills, which are indispensable for safe technical diving. In this course, critical situations such as back gas/deco gas failure, bottom failures, decompression failures, etc. are trained and special emphasis is placed on problem identification and problem solving. In the Tec Advanced course, students learn how to handle a stage and the potential failures associated with it. Furthermore, decompression mandatory dive profiles with a gas change up to 100% O2 (i.a.c. recommends NX50 from 21m) are trained. Mastering open water ascents as well as emergency decompressions and diving after a runtime are also course objectives. 

Course extent:

  • 6 dives with at least 5 hours dive time
  • of which at least 2 dives at 35 meters or deeper with a deco time between 15 and 30 minutes
  • maximum depth 45 meters

Requirements:

  • I.A.C. Tec Fundamental or equivalent
  • 80 logged dives
  • proof of state of health
  • at least 18 years
  • complete diving equipment suitable for technical dives incl. double pack

Duration of the course:

min. 4 days

Price: 199,- € daily rate
(incl. certification)