PADI Tec 45 Diver

Course Type: Diving Pro Tec

The Tec 45 course picks up where Tec 40 leaves off and takes your training as a tec diver further and deeper. It is the second sub course in the full PADI Tec Diver course

What will you learn

  • Use decompression software and dive computers to plan and make decompression dives not deeper than 45 meters.
  • The knowledge to plan and execute single and repetitive decompression dives using a single stage cylinder of EANx or oxygen to accelerate or add conservatism to the decompression stops.
  • tec diving lingo
  • Prepare for and respond to foreseeable technical diving emergencies
  • decompression and stage cylinder handling
  • gas planning
  • Master the basic skills and procedures you’ll need as you move into deeper technical diving

Equipment & Materials

Prerequisites

  • A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • A PADI Rescue Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • A PADI Enriched Air Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • A PADI Deep Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • PADI Tec 40 (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • At least 18 years old
  • Have a medical form signed by your physician
  • Have a minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least:
    • 12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 meters/60 feet
    • 6 (with or without EANx) dives were deeper than 30 meters/100 feet

Dives

At least 1 Pool Dive and 3 Ocean Dives