Tec 45

Tec 45

With this course you’ll extend your depth limit to 45 meters/145 feet. The PADI Tec 45 course is the second part of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program.

The diver now is introduced to longer decompression schedules in either backmount or sidemount configuration and using one additional deco cylinder. The diver is qualified to complete accelerated decompression dives using any mix of EANx or oxygen. Depth is limited to 45 mts / 145 feet.


In addition to the motor skills performed on the Tec 40 course you’ll also learn to make gas switch, extended no-decompression dives using air and enriched air to 45 meters/145 feet;


Staging and retrieving decompression tanks.


Out of air gas sharing whilst swimming exercise


You’ll also be trained in the use of:


  • Technical diving equipment and procedures
  • The motor skills needed for technical diving
  • Understand and acknowledge the hazards and risks involved in technical diving
  • Prepare or & respond to reasonably foreseeable technical diving emergencies that may occur
  • and provide the foundational skills and knowledge necessary for continuing onto Tec 50 and completing the entire Tec deep Diver course.


To enroll in the Tec 45 course, you must:


Be a PADI Tec 40 diver


Be a PADI Rescue Diver


Have a minimum of 50 logged dives, with at least 12 dives on enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 metres/60 feet and 10 dives deeper than 30 metres/100 feet

Be at least 18 years old


Tec 45 course includes:


  • Equipment
  • Theory and practice
  • Padi certification
  • What scuba gear will you use?


You’ll use full technical equipment, which includes wings and doubles plus an additional deco cylinder, or you may use a technical sidemount configuration. Your PADI Tec Deep Instructor will explain the gear required for your tec diving adventures.


Next Step: Continue your tec diver training.

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