The first step to begin to discover the Tec Diving is the Tec 40, if not you are eligible for the course for the Tec 45 or Tec 50 course, you may want to consider enrolling in the Tec 40. This course it is the first part Tec Deep Diver course and it includes the first four dives.
What You’ll learn:
Use decompression software + a dive computer to plan and make decompression dives with no more than 10 minutes of total decompression and not deeper 40 meters.
Use a single cylinder with a decompression gas containing oxygen percentage not exceeding 50% (EANx50) to increase the safety margins required during decompression dive.
The Tec 40 course is considered a credit for the courses Tec 45 and Tec 50.
During your course you will use the Tec 40 diving equipment for recreational diving, with some minor additions to enhance your ability to handle the conditions required by technical dives.
The Learning Materials:
You’ll use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak to introduce you to:
• technical diving terminology
• Emergency procedures
• use of the stage cylinder and a decompression tank
• planned gases
The Tec 40 course includes the Crew Pack, where you will find a manual, a checklist for planning the dive and a slate for the planning of Technical Diving. Video of Equipment and Key of the Exercises is optional but always recommended and is a great starting point to study after the course and stay updated even during the months of stop from diving. The Crew Pack will stay with you even when your courses Tec 45 and Tec 50.
Be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from a recognized training organization)
Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver (or hold a qualifying certification a recognized training organization)
Be a PADI Deep Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from a recognized training organization)
Have 30 logged dives, of which at least 10 must be enriched air effettutate deeper than 18 meters / 60 feet
Possess a medical certificate signed by your doctor