Tec 50

Dive to 50 metres

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Tec 50

The Tec 50 course completes your training as an entry-level tec diver, taking you past the limits of recreational diving.

What you learn:

  • Make actual decompression dives as deep as 50 metres/165 feet
  • Use enriched air nitrox and/or oxygen for decompression
  • Use desk top decompression software to create custom dive tables and plan your dives
  • Qualify to make technical decompression dives independently

The scuba gear you use: Standardised technical diving rig, including twin tanks, wing, backplate, additional regulators and stage cylinders, as per the Tec 40 and Tec 45 courses.

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)
  • DSAT Tec 45 Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • PADI Tec 40 (or hold a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Have a minimum of 100 logged dives, of which:
    • 20 dives must be enriched air dives deeper than 18 metres/60 feet
    • at least 15 dives must be deeper than 30 metres/100 feet
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a medical form signed by your physician

Course duration: 4 days

Cost: $995

Additional cost:

  • Tank Rentals: $120
  • Stage Bottle and Regulator: $110
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