Get Your Tec Rec, Go Deep For Longer!
If you're interested in technical diving, but your not familiar with the gear and equipment yet then the PADI Tec 40 Course is a great introduction for you. It is the first part of the PADI Tec Deep Diver course and is built up of 4 course dives. The first dive can be carried out in a pool, so it is a great course to start during the winter and then complete the open water dives in the spring.
What do I need to start?
What will I do?
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent
- PADI Enriched Air Diver or equivalent
- PADI Deep Diver or equivalent
- Have a minimum of 30 logged dives with at least 10 dives on nitrox (enriched air) to more than 18 metres.
- Have a medical form signed by a physician
You will use desktop decompression software and dive computers to plan and execute decompression dives with a maximum 10 minutes of total decompression to up to 40m. You will use a single decompression gas with unto 50% oxygen to add conservatism to your require decompression.
What's included in the course fee?
During the course you will use the PADI Tec Deep crew pack which is included in your course fee. These materials will introduce the technical diving equipment, the terminology, emergency procedures, decompression and stage cylinders, gas planning and executing the dives. The course materials include the PADI Tec Deep manual, a dive planning checklist and planning slate. If you wish you can purchase the optional Equipment Set-Up and Key Skills DVD which is a great tool and resource which will allow you to review skills after the course. You will use these materials through the Tec 45 and Tec 50 course as well.
The PADI Tec 40 course is a great starting point for your technical diving and from this point you will be able to enroll onto the PADI Tec 45 or PADI Tec 45 Trimix course.