DSAT Discover Tec lets you try technical diving equipment and procedures. You'll learn about technical diving and get to try it out. Plus, Discover Tec experiences can also credit towards the Tec 40 course. You will need your basic scuba gear and you will try technical scuba diving equipment.
The Tec 45 course picks up where Tec 40 leaves off and takes your training as a tec diver further and deeper. It is the second subcourse in the full PADI Tec Diver course . What you will gain from this course includes the skills and equipment and planning needed 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.
There would be no time limit to amount of decompression.
Prepare for and respond to foreseeable technical diving emergencies.
Master the basic skills and procedures you’ll need as you move into deeper technical diving
In Tec 40 curse you will learn how to 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 decompression.
Since it's part of the course, your PADI Tec 40 course training credits toward the PADI Tec 45 and Tec 50 courses.
The Tec 50 course completes your training as an entry-level tec diver, taking you past the limits of recreational diving. What You'll Learn during the Tec 50 course includes, making actual decompression dives as deep as 50 metres/165 feet; using enriched air nitrox and/or oxygen for decompression; using desk top decompression software to create custom dive tables and plan your dives; qualifying to make technical decompression dives independently.