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Tec 45 Training

Class Description: Tec 45 training builds on your Tec 40 certification. Tec 45 increases the depth you can go and allows you to use a higher enriched air gas to accelerate your decompression.

About the Class: You begin by reviewing the Tec Deep Diver Manual and completing the Tec 45 Knowledge Developments. There is one pool dive and three open water dives, where you practice skills associated with the Tec/Rec program. You complete the Tec 45 Diver Exam prior to completing the course.

What You Can Do: Your depth limit is 145 feet. You are allowed to make longer dives beyond the no-decompression limit. You can use a single cylinder of gas with up to 100% Oxygen to add conservatism to your decompression or accelerate your decompression.

Prerequisites: Be certified as a Tec 40 diver. Must be 18 years old, have 50 logged dives (12 deeper than 60 feet using EANx, at least six deeper than 100 feet).

Equipment: You will use a full technical diving rig.

Costs: $285

What's Next: Once you have completed your Tec 45 training, you can continue with 50.

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