Tec 45

FNQ Dive Tec 45 course

This is the second step towards the full PADI Tec Deep Diver certification and consists of a further four dives towards the Tec Deep Diver certification. In the Tec 45 course you will learn:

  • The skills and equipment and planning need to dive to a maximum of 45 metres/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
  • Preparation for and response to foreseeable technical diving emergencies
  • How to master the basic skills and procedures you'll need as you move into deeper technical diving including decompression and stage cylinder handling and gas planning

Prerequisites

  • PADI Advanced Open Water (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • PADI Enriched Air Diver or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • PADI Deep Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • PADI Tec 40 (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Have a minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least:
    • 12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 metres/60 feet
    • 6 (with or without EANx) dives were deeper than 30 metres/100 feet
  • At least 18 years old
  • Have a medical form signed by your physician

Required materials

The Tec Deep crewpak: this includes a manual, dive planning checklist and dive planning slate.

Recommended materials

The Equipment Set-up and Key Skills DVD

Course fee

A$500.00 (The fee does not include PADI application fees)