PADI TecRec Tec 50

You have now reached a point where you are setting yourself apart from other divers



Tec 50The PADI TecRec Tec 50 course is the third section of the PADI Tec Deep Diver course, it completes your training as an entry-level tec diver, taking you past the limits of recreational diving.

You have now made it to a point that sets you apart, on completion of the Tec 50 course your skills will now show your competency to dive to a maximum of 50 metres.

The Tec 50 course includes two knowledge development sections, three practical application sessions and four open water dives. You will concentrate on the planning and execution of your dives, the important preparation and planning for an emergency should it ever arise, you will by now be thinking differently to the recreational diver you used to be.

After this, you just need to decide where you are going next.


During the Tec 50 course, you:

  • Make actual decompression dives as deep as 50 metres/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


COURSE PRICE & DURATION: £400 / 3 day course

PREREQUISITES: 18 years old; Tec 45; Rescue Diver Certification; Enriched Air Diver; Deep Diver; have a minimum of 100 logged dives, of which: 20 dives must be enriched air dives; 25 dives must be deeper than 18 metres/60 feet; at least 20 dives must be deeper than 30 metres/100 feet; have a medical form signed by your physician

COURSE CONTENTS: Tec Deep Diver Crew-pak; Open water dives

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Technical Scuba Gear

RECOMMENDED TEXTS: Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving



For an overview of Technical Courses, read our introduction page



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