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PADI Tec 45

The PADI Tec 50 course completes your training as an entry-level tec diver, taking you past the limits of recreational diving and the third part of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program.

As a Tec 50 diver, you show that you've developed competency as a tec diver and have the skills to dive to a maximum of 50 metres/165 feet. You know how to make extended, accelerated decompression stops using up to two gases. It's not easy to reach this level and earning your Tec 50 certification opens the door to deeper diving expeditions.

The Course

The PADI Tec 50 course includes two knowledge development sections, three practical application sessions and four open water dives. A primary focus of this course is mission planning and execution. You also learn more about handling emergencies and how to think like a technical diver.

During the PADI Tec 50 course, you:

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

The Learning Materials

PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever, wherever it's convenient for you. It's your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor whenever you have a question.

eLearning time commitment: 4-5 Hours

The Scuba Gear You Use

The fit and comfort of your personal equipment are key to having an enjoyable diving experience. As a minimum, You will need yor own mask, snorkel, fins and exposure suit. Your PADI Tec Instructor will have the technical diving equipment, including but not limited to - two tanks, primary and backup regulators, and technical diving BCD and harness or sidemount harness.

Our friendly staff will help you select gear that’s right for you when you’re ready to get your own equipment. 

Prerequisites

You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation. be at least 18 years old and logged 10 dives.

Medical Requirements

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.

If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).

Your Next Adventure

Once you completed PADI Discover Tec Diving, you'll want to check out: Tec 50 certification courses.

Getting Started

This is one of our specialist course and we run them as custom courses to enrol please book the holding course below making your purchase online through our website.

You will then receive an email asking for some more details to get you registered and also offering some help to get you started with your online materials. We will contact you to arrange more details on logistics of your course, such where to be and when.

If you are unsure simply contact us to discuss this further.

Additional Costs

Dive site entry from £15- £25 per day

  Course Type   Price    
Tec 50 £ 450.00