PADI Tec 45 Diver

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Course Description

Go further beyond your limits with the TEC 45 diver course. This course is the PADI extension of the TEC 40 course, and often taken at the same time. Students will expand on skills learned during their TEC 40 training. Upon completion divers are trained to a maximum depth of 45m (145’), using two gas mixes up to 100% Oxygen. Divers are required to take this course using doubles.

Class and Dive Schedule

Course Outline
Day 1 AM Classroom, Paperwork and Gear Setup
Day 1 PM Dives 1 and 2
Day 2 AM Dives 3 and 4
Day 2 PM Classroom and Final Exam
Day 3 AM Dive 5
Pricing and Reservations

PADI Tec 45 Diver Course

• $500 per Person

Dive Equipment

Provided
• Tanks, weights, gas fills

Required
• Mask, fins, Back-plate, wing, regulators x 3, dive computers, dsmb, reel & finger spool, thermal protection, flashlight, dive planning software
• See course description sheet for more specific equipment requirements

Rental
• Students can rent all required equipment for training.
• Cost: $75 per course

Prerequisites

• At least 18 years of age
• Minimum Certification: PADI TEC 40 Diver, Rescue Diver
• Minimum Dives: 50 total logged dives, 20 nitrox dives, 10 dives deeper than 100′
• Medical statement signed by physician in past 12 months

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Technical Diving

Additional Information

PADI Tec 45 Diver

This course builds on the Tec 40 level by training divers to make dives to maximum depths of 45m/150ft on air or nitrox. For decompression, any mix up to 100% oxygen maybe used. The course is a prerequisite for the Tec 50 Diver level.

Includes: Certification fees, use of double and deco tanks, back plate, harness, technical BCD, regulators, all air and enriched air fills and local boat trips.
If the diver doesn’t have their own personal gear (fins, mask, wetsuit etc) normal equipment rental charges apply.

This course builds on the Tec 40 level by training divers to make dives to maximum depths of 45m/150ft on air or nitrox. For decompression, any mix up to 100% oxygen maybe used. The course is a prerequisite for the Tec 50 Diver level.
The diver will learn how to make decompression dives to 45m/150ft using a single stage cylinder of decompression gas. Double tanks (or side mounted) are required on this course and the full standardized technical diving rig is employed. .
No limits to the amount of decompression are set on the course other than those dictated by gas management and student comfort, environmental factors. Skills are further developed to allow handling of reasonably foreseeable emergencies that may occur in this type of diving.

The course consists of one confined water dive, three training dives, three knowledge development sessions and three practical applications.

Prerequisites

• Minimum Age: 18 years
• Tec 40 Certification or equivalent
• PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent
• First Aid and CPR within the past two years
• A minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least 12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox, 12 dives were deeper than 18 meters and at least 6 dives were deeper than 30 meters.

Certification

To be certified as a Tec 45 Diver, the student must successfully meet all the performance requirements for the Knowledge Development and Practical Application sessions and the four dives involved.