Tec 45

Dive to 45 metres

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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 sub-course in the full PADI Tec Diver course.

What you learn:

  • The skills and equipment and planning needed 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
  • 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: Standardised technical rig including twin tanks, wing, backplate, additional regulators and stage cylinder as used on the Tec 40 course.

The learning materials you’ll need:

You’ll receive the Tec Digital Deep Diver Manual (electronic version) which we will e-mail to you so you can complete the Knowledge Reviews before you begin the course.  You’ll be introduced to:

  • Tec diving lingo
  • Emergency procedures
  • Decompression and stage cylinder handling
  • Gas planning

You’ll also be given a Tec Diving Planning and Checklist slate to use on the course and beyond.

Pre requisites:
You must:

  • Be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Be a PADI Rescue Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Be a PADI Deep Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • PADI Tec 40 (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Have a minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least:
    • 12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 metres/60 feet
    • 6 (with or without EANx) dives were deeper than 30 metres/100 feet
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a medical form signed by your physician

Course duration: 3 days

Cost: $695

Additional cost:

  • Twin Tank Rental: $100
  • Equipment Rental (wing & 2nd regulator): $100
  • Stage Bottle (50% Nitrox) and O2 Clean Regulator: $75
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