If you're interested in technical diving, but haven't yet met the
prerequisites for the Tec 50 or
Tec 45 Diver courses, you can consider
enrolling in the Tec 40 Diver course. It is the first subdivison of the full Tec Deep Diver course
and consists of the first 4 dives. Because you can do one of the dives in confined water
(such as a swimming pool), many divers start the Tec 40 courses in the
winter months, ready to continue in open water when spring arrives.
Use decompression software and dive computers
to plan and make decompression dives with no more than 10 minutes of
total decompression and not deeper than 40 metres/130 feet.
Use a single cylinder of decompression gas with
up to 50 percent oxygen (EANx50) to add conservatism to the required
Since it's part of the course, your training credits
toward the PADI Tec
45 and Tec
You use recreational scuba equipment, with some minor
additions to enhance your ability to deal with tec diving conditions.
What will I need?
You'll use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak, which
introduces you to
tec diving lingo
decompression and stage cylinder handling
The pak includes a manual, dive planning checklist
and dive planning slate. The optional Equipment Set-up and Key Skills
video on 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
Where can I go from here?
For more information becoming a Tec 40 Diver please
us via the
enquiry form, or explore more
course options below.