Tec 50

The Tec 50 course completes your training as an entry-level tec diver, taking you past the limits of recreational diving.

What You’ll Learn

• Make actual decompression dives as deep as 50 metres/165 feet
• Use enriched air nitrox and/or oxygen for decompression
• Use desk top decompression software to create custom dive tables and plan your dives
• Qualify to make technical decompression dives independently

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What You’ll Need

You’ll use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak, which introduces you to

  • tec diving lingo
  • emergency procedures
  • decompression and stage cylinder handling
  • gas planning

The pak includes a manual, dive planning checklist and dive planning slate. The optional Equipment Set-up and Key Skills video on DVD is a great tool to help you practice at home in between your tec diving adventures. You’ll continue to use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak through the Tec 50 course.

Equipment: You will be using tec diving equipment. Norbert will guide you in deciding what gear will work best for you.

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 aqualifying certification from another organization)
  • DSAT Tec 45 Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Have a minimum of 100 logged dives, of which
    •  20 dives must be enriched air dives deeper than 18 metres/60 feet
    •  at least 15 dives must be deeper than 30 metres/100 feet
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a medical statement signed by a physician

Fees

$250/diver for private session or $200/diver in group (2-3) per session. This course consists of 4 sessions. Each session includes knowledge development, practical application and a dive. Sessions have specific performance requirements and are performance based.

Equipment, fills and charters are not included.