PADI TEC 40 Course Cozumel
The PADI Tec 40 is an entry level technical diving course designed to teach gas switches and extended no decompression diving using air or enriched air up to depths as deep as 40 metres/130 feet. In this course, you will learn to make decompression stops up to 10 minutes in length and how to prepare for and respond to foreseeable emergencies that may occur in technical diving.
PADI TEC 40 Requirements:
- Minimum age: 18 years.
- Certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification.
- Certified as a PADI Enriched Air Diver or qualifying certification.
- Certified as a PADI Deep Diver or show proof of at least 10 dives to 30 metres/100 feet.
- Have a minimum of 30 logged dives, of which at least 10 dives were made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 meters/60 feet.
- Have a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
- Duration: 3 to 4 Days.
PADI TEC 40 Schedule:
|Day 1:||8am to 12pm||Theory Session|
|1pm to 4pm||Confined Water Session|
|Day 2:||8am to 3pm||Theory Session and Two Open Water Training Dives.|
|Day 3:||8am to 3pm||Theory Session and Two Open Water Training Dives.|
PADI TEC 40 CourseMixed Training Dives
- 3 Theory Session
- 1 Shore Training Dive
- 4 Boat Training Dives
What's Not Included:
PADI TEC 40 Course Details:
The PADI Tec 40 course is an entry-level course for divers that wish to expand their diving skills and knowledge beyond the recreational diving limits.
Theory lectures include the risks involved in technical diving, problem solving, planning and execution of a decompression dive, gas calculations and more.
This course qualifies you to perform limited decompression dives to a maximum depth of 40m / 130ft using one decompression gas up to EANx50 for added conservatism and it is a prerequisite to continue training on to the PADI TecRec Tec 45 course.
The Tec 40 course consists of three knowledge development sections, three practical application sessions and four training dives. You’ll learn about:
- Technical diving’s risks and responsibilities
- Technical diving equipment, proper rigging and set up
- Gas planning, oxygen limits and decompression planning
- Team diving techniques and emergency procedures, such as dealing with free flows, manifold leaks and out of gas situations
Open Water Training Sessions:
- Dive planning and the use of up to date decompression software to plan your deco dives.
- Practical sessions were you learn different styles technical diving gear and how it all goes together.
- One Confined water training sessions where you will master a whole new skill set to take you beyond recreational depth limits safely.
- Three open water training dives where you run simulations and master skills before utilizing them on decompression dives.
- One Open Water decompression dive on one of Cozumel’s many amazing walls.