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:
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:
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.