Tec 50

Tec 50 adds diver experience and builds on skills to:

  • Make actual decompression dives as deep as 50 meters/165 feet
  • Use enriched air nitrox and/or oxygen for decompression
  • Use desk top decompression software to create custom dive tables and plan your dives
  • Qualify to make technical decompression dives independently

Multi-gas Accelerated Decompression:

Tec 50 expands the number of decompression gases available for Tec 45 divers with acceleration during decompression. The diver can credit any "accelerated decompression" achieved by switching to gases with increased oxygen content during decompression.

  • PADI Tec 45*
  • Have a minimum of 100 logged dives, of which 20 dives must be enriched air dives, 25 dives must be deeper than 60 feet, at least 20 dives must be deeper than 100 feet
  • Medical Statement signed by your physician
  • At least 18 years old

* or hold a qualifying certification from another agency.

PADI Tec/Rec Center Award

PADI TecRec Center Alexandria, VA

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