The PADI Tec 45 course is the second step in PADI training. You’ll extend your depth limit to 45 metres/150 feet and learn to plan and execute repetitive decompression dives using a single decompression cylinder. It puts you in a complete tech diving equipment configuration if you haven't already used it during Tec 40. This can be either backmount or sidemount. You’ll also make accelerated decompression dives using EANx or pure oxygen. This will open the doors to dives and experiences that very few people will ever get to match!
Best taken over three days, the course includes self study, three knowledge development sessions, three practical applications, and four training dives. It will cover :
Note that if Tec 40, 45 & 50 are all taken at the same time, training duration comes down six or seven days depending how much of the Knowledge development you have completed before arrival.
At this level you will use a full, standard technical configuration of either backmounted double tanks, or of Sidemount if you are qualified to do so or wish to combine your training with a Tec Sidemount Diver course. You'll come to appreciate how a solid basic configuration can then grow with your diving. As your experience expands you should be able to add equipment, such as extra deco tanks, lights, DPV's, without having to change your basic rig.
You'll use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak that you received during Tec 40 Diver. During training you can expect to :
To enroll in the course you must be:
For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the Tech Asia Team members.