Take the Tec 40 course with The Dive Shop
The PADI Tec 40 course is where you transition from recreational scuba diving to technical diving. It’s a great place to start because it’s the first subdivision of the full PADI Tec Diver course and bridges the gap between no stop diving and full technical deep decompression diving. You gain experience and begin building the knowledge and skills you need to continue your tec diver training. You will qualify to make limited decompression dives to 40 metres/130 feet.
To enroll in the Tec 40 course, you must:
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organizations may apply. For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the The Dive Shop Team members.
You'll learn to
The Tec 40 course consists of three knowledge development sections, three practical application sessions and four training dives. You'll learn about:
Since it's part of the course, your PADI Tec 40 course training credits toward the PADI Tec 45 and Tec 50 courses.
The Scuba Gear You'll Use
You'll start with your basic scuba diving equipment and add technical diving equipment which essentially means You'll begin to double up on gear. You may dive with backmounted or sidemounted cylinders. Your PADI Tec Instructor may have you dive with EANx for additional conservatism.
The Learning Materials You'll Need
You'll use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak, which introduces you to
The Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak that includes a PADI Tec Deep Diver Manual, which you can start reading right away. You can also get an Equipment Set-up and Key Skills video, which is a great tool to help you practice skills between your tec diving adventures. You'll continue to use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak through your Tec 45 and Tec 50 courses.