Tec 45


PADI Tec 45

The Tec 45 course picks up where Tec 40 leaves off and takes your training as a Tec diver further and deeper.


It is the second sub course in the full PADI Tec Deep Diver course.


What do you need to start ? 

You must be:

A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent 
A PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent 
A PADI Enriched Air Diver or equivalent 
A PADI Deep Diver or equivalent 
A PADI Tec 40 diver or equivalent

...and also have...

A minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least
     ♦12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 metres
     ♦  6 dives (with or without EANx) were deeper than 30 metres
Be at least 18 years old
Have a medical statement signed by your physician 


What will you do during Your PADI Tec 45 course?

You'll learn:

The skills and equipment and planning need to dive to a maximum of 45 metres
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 


The Scuba Gear You Use

You use Tec diving equipment 


What can you do after the PADI Tec 45 course? 

Since it's part of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver course, your PADI Tec 45 course training credits toward the PADI Tec 50 course. 

The Learning Materials You'll Need 

You'll use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pack, which introduces you to 
Tec diving lingo
emergency procedures 
decompression and stage cylinder handling 
gas planning 
The pack includes a manual, dive planning checklist and dive planning slate. The optional Equipment Set-up and Key Skills 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-Pack through the Tec 50 course. 

How long does it take and how much does it cost ?

Duration: 4 Days
Number of dives:  1 Pool dive + 3 Open Water Dives 

499 €

If you wish, you can now go ahead and book your course online. By clicking on the “Book online” button you will leave our website and will be transferred to our secure booking option.


  Please  note: All Tec course prices include rentals of standard diving equipment and the technical rig, transportation to and from the dive sites in one of our air-conditioned mini-buses and/ or boat, plus PADI certification where applicable. We teach all of our Tec diver courses in small groups to ensure that you receive the attention that you deserve.
  Extras: PADI educational materials and diving equipment can be purchased from the Happy Divers shop.



How to continue ?


Next Step:

TEC Sidemount

Subsequent Courses:


TEC 50








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