PADi Tec 45 Diver

DURATION: Two days (minimum)
  • Be a PADi Tec 40 Diver or equivalent from another organisation
  • Be Certified as a PADi Rescue Diver
  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Have a medical form signed by a Doctor
  • Have 50 logged dives with the following:
  • 12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18M (60 feet)
  • 6 (with or without EANx) dives were deeper than 30M (100 feet)
COST: €475,00

Tec 45 Course

PADi Tec 45 Diver course

The PADi Tec 45 course picks up where Padi Tec 40 leaves off and takes your diving in technical scuba equipment training as a tec diver further and deeper. It is the second sub course in the full PADi Tec 50 course. Building on the Padi Tec 40 program, the PADi Tec 45 module covers the skills, equipment and planning needed to dive to a maximum of 145 feet.

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 There would be no time limit to amount of decompression. Prepare for and respond to foreseeable technical diving emergencies. Master the basic skills and procedures you’ll need as you move into deeper technical diving.

Course Overview

This program is intended for those divers who do not yet have the prerequisite experience and training needed to move into technical deep diving, but who wish to begin developing the skills and knowledge involved. Its goals are:

  • To qualify the diver to make gas-switch extended no-stop dives to a maximum depth of 145 feet.
  • Use a single decompression gas of EANx or Oxygen to accelerate decompression or add conservatism to the dive.
  • To train the diver in the motor skills required for technical diving.
  • To assure the diver understands and acknowledges the hazards and risks involved with technical diving, as well as the limits of the training received in this course.
  • To train the diver to prepare for and respond to the reasonably foreseeable emergencies that may occur in this type of diving.
  • To provide the foundational skills and knowledge for completing the entire Technical Diver Program.

You can download the Medical Form Here

PADi Tec 45 Course Dives

The PADi Tec 45 diver must use full ‘standardised’ Tec rig, including wings and doubles plus an additional Deco cylinder (note that side mounted cylinders are an acceptable alternative to back mounted doubles throughout the TecRec range).

A minimum of 4 dives will be required during the Tec45 course.

Dive One in Confined water or limited open water Depths: 2.4 metres - 10 metres
Dive Two in Open water Depths: 12 metres - 18 metres
Dive Three in Open Water Depths: 18 metres - 30 metres
Dive Four in Open Water Depths: 27 metres - 45 metres

Where Next?

The PADi Tec 50 course will enhance your skills even further and also challenage you on Technical Diving