The PADI Tec 50 course is the third and final part of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program, and is where you learn how to make extended accelerated decompression stops using up to two decompression gases.
You will learn to plan and execute repetitive decompression dives using up to two decompression cylinders, and to extend your depth limit to 50 metres/165 feet.
What will I learn?
The PADI Tec 50 course includes two knowledge development sections, three practical application sessions, and four open water dives.
A primary focus of this course is mission planning and execution. You also learn more about handling emergencies and solidify how to think like a technical diver.
What does it involve?
To enrol in the PADI Tec 50 course, you must:
- Be a PADI Tec 45 diver
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have a minimum of 100 logged dives
- Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation) with at least 20 dives on enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 metres
- Be a PADI Deep Diver or qualifying certification from another training organisation) with at least 15 dives deeper than 30 metres
- Have a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months