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201 Greenfield Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 
10AM - 5PM
Thursday and Friday
10AM - 7PM


If you're interested in technical diving or want a little more bottom time on your favorite dive site, then this is the course for you. PADI Tec 40 is the first of three courses that is designated to take divers from the recreational diving world into the technical diving world. This course consist of 4 dives. With the first dive being done in a pool allowing divers to start the PADI Tec 40 course in the colder months and continue into the open water when it warms up. 

You'll learn to:
  • Use recreational scuba equipment, with some minor additions to enhance your ability to deal with tec diving conditions, or use a standard technical gear configuration
  • Use decompression software and dive computers to plan and make decompression dives with no more than 10 minutes of decompression obligation and not deeper than 40 meters / 130 feet.
  • Use a single cylinder of decompression gas with up to 50 percent oxygen (EANx50) to add conservatism to the required decompression.
You will be introduced to:
Tec Diving Terminology Decompression and stage cylinder handling
Emergency Procedures Gas Planning
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
  • PADI Enriched Air Diver
  • PADI Deep Diver
  • Have a minimum of 30 logged dives
    • 10 dives made with enriched air nitrox deeper than 18 meters / 60 feet
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a medical form signed by your physician
Upon successful completion you will be able to:
  • Make and plan decompression dives with:
    • Less than 10 minutes of decompression obligation
    • Depth no deeper than 40 meters / 130 feet.
  • Use a single cylinder of decompression gas with up to 50 percent oxygen (EANx50)
  • Continue your training to PADI Tec 45
Course Fee: $469.00

 Includes: PADI Tec Deep Diver Manual Pool Use
  Dive Planning Slate Instructor Fee
  Dive Planning Checklist Slates Certification Fee*
     *paying your course fee does not guarantee you certification. You must show that you have the skills and proper attitude during your course.
Gear requirements: