Tec 40

The Tec 40 course is where you transition from recreational scuba diving to technical diving. It’s a great place to start because it’s the first subdivision of the full PADI Tec Diver course and bridges the gap between no stop diving and full technical deep decompression diving. You gain experience and begin building tec diving knowledge and skills. You will qualify to make limited decompression dives to 40m.

The diver is qualified to complete up to 10 minutes of non-accelerated decompression while breathing from one additional deco cylinder of up to EANx50. Depth is limited to 130 feet or 40 meters.
This course can be offered in both backmount & sidemount configuration,
You’ll learn to make gas switch, extended no-decompression dives using air to 40 metres/130 feet and breathing enriched air (up to 50%) for conservatism:


Some of the motor skills you will learn and master are:


  • Technical equipment set up
  • Buoyancy check
  • Neutral buoyancy control
  • Remove and replace stage at surface/underwater
  • Gas shut down drills
  • Free flow shut down drill
  • Out of Air
  • Bubble check
  • S-drill
  • NOTOX gas switch
  • Lift bag deployment
  • Calculating sac rate
  • Maintain simulated deco stop
  • Failed lift bag deployment drill
  • Decompression dive planning with desk top software


This courses include reading of the student manual, KRs and Practical Applications.


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