If you’re interested in technical diving, but haven’t yet met the prerequisites for the PADI Tec 50 Diver course or PADI Tec 45 Diver course, you may consider enrolling in the PADI Tec 40 course. It is the first subdivision of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver course. It consists of the first four dives, one of which may be made in confined water or swimming pool.
You may credit your PADI Tec 40 course training towards the PADI Tec 45 and Tec 50 courses.
During the course, you:
– use recreational scuba equipment, with some minor additions to enhance your ability to deal with tec diving conditions
– use decompression software and dive computers to plan and make decompression dives with no more than ten minutes of total decompression and not deeper than 40 metres
– use a single cylinder of decompression gas with up to 50 percent oxygen (EANx50) to add conservatism to the required decompression
– course materials
You will use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak, which introduces you to
tec diving terminology
decompression and stage cylinder handling
The Crew-Pak includes a manual, dive planning checklist and dive planning slate. You will continue using to use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak through to the PADI Tec 50 Diver course.
Minimum age: 18 years. Minimum of 50 logged dives including 10 Enriched Air/Nitrox dives, 12 dives deeper than 18m, 6 dives deeper than 30m. PADI self certified medical form, PADI Advanced Diver certification or equivalent, PADI Deep Diver Specialty certification or equivalent, PADI Enriched Air/Nitrox Diver certification or equivalent