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. You'll learn 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.

Tec diving lingo
Emergency procedures
Decompression and stage cylinder handling
Gas planning

The Tec Deep 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 Crew-Pak through the Tec 50 course.


  • Be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent.
  • Be a PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent.
  • Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver or equivalent.
  • Be a PADI Tec 40 Diver or equivalent.
  • Have a minimum of 50 logged dives, of which at least 12 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 metres, 6 deeper than 30m.
  • Have a medical form signed by your physician.
  • At least 18 years old


Day #1- 8:00am to 5:00pm (Theory & Confined Water Dive 1)
Day #2- 8:00am to 5:00pm (Theory, Dive 2 & Dive 3)
Day #3- 8:00am to 5:00pm (Exam & Dive 4)

COST: $495.00

Includes: DSAT Tec Deep Manual, Decal, Dive Planning Checklist (2 Slates), Dive Planning Slate, Vinyl Bag, Instruction, Boat Dives, Certification, Certificate, Use of twin tanks & stage bottle if you do not own your own.

All other equipment must be provided by student or can be hired at extra cost.