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PADI DSAT Trimix 65 Course

PADI Tec RecThis course opens up the advantages of trimix, and will qualify you to make multi-stop decompression dives that employ EANx and oxygen for accelerated decompression, and any trimix with an oxygen content of 18% or more. 

Course Content

  • Plan and execute at least five dives using EANx and trimix blends
  • Use decompression software to create custom dive tables and dive plans
  • Make training dives as deep as 65 metres

Course qualifies you to:

  • PADI Trimix 65 CourseMake trimix dives to 65 meters using various trimix blends, air, enriched air and oxygen, using open circuit technical diving equipment and procedures required to manage the risks

The technical diving equipment you will use

  • Double cylinders with isolator manifold
  • Primary and secondary regulators, one with two metre hose for gas sharing, and one with SPG
  • Stage/decompression cylinders with regulator, SPG, mounting hardware and proper labeling/markings. Two per diver will be required
  • Backup decompression cylinders
  • BCD and harness
  • Primary and backup depth gauge/computer
  • Primary and backup timing device
  • Primary and backup trimix decompression information (tables/trimix computer)
  • Exposure suit 
  • Weight system (if needed)
  • Jon line (if needed for current diving environments)
  • Inflatable signal tube
  • Reel
  • Lift bag (bright yellow or per local community practice preferred)
  • Cutting device and backup slate, backup mask (optional)
  • Compass, lights (optional)
  • Drift kit (if drift decompressing)

PADI Trimic Crewk PackCourse Prerequisites

  • PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent
    • If not PADI you need proof of current CPR and First Aid training
  • PADI Tec Deep/ Tec 50 or equivalent
    • If not PADI, you must read the PADI Deep Tec Manual and complete the Knowledge Reviews.
  • Minimum of 100 logged dives
  • At least 18 years old
  • Medical signed by your doctor

Required Materials

  • DSAT Tec Deep Diver Manual
  • DSAT Tec Trimix Diver Manual
  • TecRec Dive Planning Slate
  • TecRec Dive Planning Checklist slates
  • TecRec Deep Stop Calculation Table slate

Recommended materials

  • PADI Enriched Air Diver Manual
  • Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving (book or CD-ROM)
  • “Oxygen Exposure Management,” by Dr. R. Vann in Proceedings of Rebreather Forum 2.0
  • NOAA Diving Manual, Fourth Edition
  • PADI Divemaster Manual, current edition
  • Computer with trimix capable decompression software

Additional options

You are not ready to complete the full PADI Tec program and take the PADI Trimix course!

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