PADI TecRec - Tec 50 Diver
Part 3 of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program. Develop competency & have the skills to dive to a max of 50 metres/165 ft. Learn how to extend & accelerate decompression stops using up to 2 gases.
The third part of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program is Tec 50. 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 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.
The Learning Materials
Prerequisites - PADI Tec 50
To enroll in the Tec 50 course, you must be:
- At least 18 years old.
- Have a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
- Hold Tec Diver Insurance - We recommend DAN Insurance
Medical Requirements For Tec
Tec Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness, you will need to get written approval from a physician before diving.
Please download and review the Diver Medical form and get physician’s approval to dive. 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), or your own Doctor.
You will not be able to participate in any pool or open water sessions without confirming your fitness to dive.
Technical Scuba Gear You Will Need
To take part in this course you'll use full technical equipment technical, which includes wings and doubles plus an additional deco cylinder, or you may use a technical sidemount configuration sidemount.
Your PADI Tec Instructor will explain the gear required for your tec diving adventures.
Please note during your course, we will offer equipment rental of all of the above core dive gear but this is not included in the price. You will be required to collect your core dive gear prior to the open water training dives from us.