PADI Tec 50 Diver

Course Type: Diving Pro Tec

The Tec 50 course picks up where Tec 45 leaves off and takes your training as a tec diver further and deeper. The Tec 50 course completes your training as an entry-level tec diver, taking you well past the limits of recreational diving.

What will you learn

  • Use decompression software and dive computers to plan and make decompression dives not deeper than 50 meters.
  • The knowledge to plan and execute single and repetitive decompression dives using two 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
  • make technical decompression dives independently

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 45 (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 100 logged dives, of which at least:
    • 20 dives were made with enriched air nitrox
    • 25 (with or without EANx) dives were deeper than 18 meters
    • 20 (with/without EANx) dives where deeper than 30m

Dives

At least 1 Pool Dive and 3 Ocean Dives