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PADI Tec 40 Course

The PADI DSAT Tec 40 course is the first of 3 sub-courses in the full PADI Tec Diver certification.

PADI Tec RecThis is an entry-level technical diving program that bridges the gap between recreational diving and full technical deep decompression diving. It is a great choice if you are interested in technical diving and want to give it a try. If you enjoy it you can continue on to complete PADI Tec 45 and PADI Tec 50.

During the course you will complete:

  • PADI Tec 40 CourseThree Knowledge development sections
  • 3 practical applications
  • 4 training dives, on any gas up to EANx50
    • Dive 1: Max depth 10 meters, no stop
    • Dive 2: Max depth 18 meters, no stop
    • Dive 3: Max depth 27 meters, no stop
    • Dive 4: Max depth 40 meters, 10 minutes max total decompression time

After the course you will be qualified to:

  • Make decompression dives up to 40 meters depth
  • Use a single stage tank of decompression gas with up to EANx50
  • No more than 10 minutes total decompression
  • Use decompression software and dive computers to plan you dives

Course Prerequisites

Qualifying equivalent certifications from other organizations are accepted

PADI DSAT Tec Deep CrewpackRequired Materials

  • DSAT Tec Deep Diver Manual and slates


The dives will be conducted using twin tanks and one stage/deco tank.

Dives will be planned using decompression software on a PC.

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