​​Southern Maryland Divers, llc 

Maryland's premier technical dive shop

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

you'll learn to

Course cost includes instruction and certification card upon successful completion. Students are responsible for books, all gear, boat charter fees, gasses, quarry entry fees, and travel associated with the class

$395.00

You must: 

- Be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
- A PADI Rescue Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
- Be a PADI Enriched Air Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
- Be a PADI Deep Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
- PADI Tec 45 (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization)
- 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
- At least 18 years old
- Have a medical form signed by your physician 

Questions about the PADI Tec 50 class, or technical diving in general? Contact us!

Prerequisites

The Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak, which introduces you to tec diving lingo, emergency procedures, decompression and stage cylinder handling and gas planning. The pak includes a manual, dive planning checklist and dive planning slate. The optional Equipment Set-up and Key Skills video on DVD is a great tool to help you practice at home in between your tec diving adventures. 
Contact us to order yours now! 

The pak includes a manual, dive planning checklist and dive planning slate. The optional Equipment Set-up and Key Skills video on DVD is a great tool to help you practice at home in between your tec diving adventures. You'll continue to use the Tec Deep Diver Crew-Pak through Tec 50. Contact us to order your materials.

The Learning Materials You'll Need

You will use basic tec diving equipment. Southern Maryland Divers can provide you with all the gear requirements needed for this course via rentals, or gear purchases. 
Gear Requirements for this course can be found 
HERE

Please contact us about gear requirements as we offer discounts to our students on gear purchases. 

The scuba gear you'll use

The Tec 50 course completes your training as an entry-level tec diver, taking you past the limits of recreational diving.

PADI Tec 50 Course