Technician’s Qualification System

The Technician’s Qualification System (TQS) was created to ensure high-quality vocational training and competency assessment for SCUBA equipment technician.

It is the primary scuba service technician qualification scheme in Australia. There are 3 levels of TQS training.

TQS Technician Course Philippines SCUBA Regulator Service

TQS Level One

This is the entry-level certification for a professional scuba equipment service technician. Attendance on a TQS sanctioned course, followed by an assessment of proficiency can lead to this valuable diving industry qualification being issued.

The TQS Level One program provides students with recognized proficiency in the following key areas:


*Please note this is not a manufacturer’s seminar, but an industry service technician training course. This course is designed to prepare you for any manufacturer’s service seminar.

Course Objectives:

The objectives of the TQS Level One Regulator Service Technician Course are:

Prerequisites: 18 years old, Advanced Open Water Diver and Nitrox Diver or equivalent.
Duration: 6 days
Course fee: POA

Course Syllabus

The TQS Level One Regulator Service Technician Course consists of 18 theory and practice modules.

These modules are supported by practical applications where students practice on a variety of contemporary SCUBA regulators, including examples from; Apeks, Aqualung, Beauchat, Cressi, Deep6, DiveRite, Mares, Oceanic, Poseidon, Sherwood, Scubapro and Zeagle.

18 Study Modules:

  1. The SI system (International System of Units)
  2. Introductory Gas Physics
  3. Technician Workshop Procedures
  4. Basic Principles of Regulator Function
  5. Regulator First Stage Design and Performance
  6. Service of Unbalanced Piston First Stages
  7. Service of Balanced Piston First Stages
  8. Service of Unbalanced Diaphragm First Stages
  9. Service of Balanced Diaphragm First Stages
  10. Regulator First Stage Special Features
  11. Understanding High-Pressure Seats and O-Rings
  12. Regulator First Stage Inspection, Build, Testing and Troubleshooting
  13. Regulator Second Stage Design and Performance
  14. Service of Unbalanced Downstream Second Stages
  15. Service of Balanced Downstream Second Stages
  16. Regulator Second Stage Special Features
  17. Regulator Second Stage Inspection, Build, Testing and Troubleshooting
  18. Service of BCDs, Low-Pressure Inflators, Cylinder Valves and Dive Instruments


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We use demo regulators, each pre-set with deliberate faults. The idea is to prompt a logical and efficient troubleshooting process to real-world kit problems.

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