TEC 45

The Tec 45 course picks up where Tec 40 leaves off and  takes your training as a tec diver further and deeper. It is the second subcourse in the full PADI Tec Diver course

What You Learn

  • The skills and equipment and planning need to dive to a maximum of 45 metres/145 feet
  • The knowledge to plan and execute single and repetitive decompression dives using a single stage cylinder of EANx or oxygen to accelerate or add conservatism to the decompression stops.
  • There would be no time limit to amount of decompression
  • Prepare for and respond to foreseeable technical diving emergencies
  • Master the basic skills and procedures you’ll need as you move into deeper technical diving

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use basic tec diving equipment

The Learning Materials You Need

You’ll use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak, which introduces you to

  • tec diving lingo
  • emergency procedures
  • decompression and stage cylinder handling
  • gas planning

The pak includes a manual, dive planning checklist and dive planning slate. The optional Equipment Set-up and Key Skills video on DVD is a great tool to help you practice at home in between your tec diving adventures. You’ll continue to use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak through the Tec 50 course.

Prerequisites

You must be

  • An Advanced Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • A Rescue Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • A Enriched Air Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • A Deep Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Tec 40 (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Have a minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least:
    – 12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 metres
    – 6 (with or without EANx) dives were deeper than 30 metres
  • At least 18 years old
  • Have a medical statement signed by a physician
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