If you have completed your PADI deep diver specialty course and are still looking for more, then PADI Tec40 may be for you. Tec40 is the first course in the PADI TecDeep program. This is where you will begin your transition from recreational to technical diving and how to extend your diving limits safely with limited decompression stops.
This course contains self study material, academic/classroom based instruction as well as practical applications and 4 open water dives.
Safely extend your dive time past the no decompression limit (NDL).
Safely plan and execute limited decompression dives to 130ft/40m using air and enriched air mixtures
Calculate gas usage, reserve gasses, and decompression requirements
Switch gasses on decompression stops for added conservatism
Review basic nitrox principles and learn new ones for decompression diving
PADI Advanced Diver or equivalent
PADI Enriched Air Diver or equivalent
PADI Deep specialty diver or at least 10 dives to 100ft/30m
At least 18 years old
Signed medical statement
Standard technical configured equipment with twin tanks
or standard configuration scuba equipment with pony bottle
Or sidemount configuration
Questions: Contact a TecRec Expert
To find out when our next Tec40 class starts, check out our Course Calendar