PADI Tec 50 Diver Course
Koh Tao Thailand

  • 25,000 Baht
  • 4 days
  • Get certified to make deep dives to 50M
  • Dive using 4 cylinders
  • Includes all technical diving equipment
  • Includes PADI manual & certification
  • Use up to 100% 02 blends as deco gas
  • Choice of accommodation

Get the T-Shirt

Christine

Christine, USA

‘I have the diving bug !! We were so lucky to have both of these experts teach our group’

Jacelyn

Jacelyn, Singapore

‘We definitely have no regret choosing simple life as the starting point of our dive journey. Kudos to all the simple life crew’

Elise

Elise, Norway

‘This is the place to go. Those who work there are the best and you will never regret if you choose Simple Life.’

Robert

Robert, Australia

‘Great crew, very professional and friendly. Cant say enough good things’

Intro: PADI Tec 50 Course in Koh Tao

For the emerging entry level technical diver, who already has experience with accelerated decompression using gases of Nitrox or Oxygen. The PADI Tec 50 goals are to finish off your training as a deep air decompression diver. You will learn the techniques to plan dives to depths of up to 50 meters using 2 decompression gases of Nitrox or Oxygen, to accelerate or make decompression more conservative.The course will cover all the skills required for management of the extra cylinder, main focusof the course is mission planning and is the only one the of the Tec Rec courses which has 2 decompression dives at the end.

The 4 days of diving training are usually conducted as follows:

PADI Tec 50 Schedule:

Day 1

Upon meeting up with your instructor they will check that you have the necessary knowledge to begin you Tec 50 diver training. We will develop your thinking as a tech diver and the academic material mainly focuses on mission planning preparing you for when you are a certified Tec 50 diver.

The shallow water session which follows is skill intensive, not only do you have to effectively start managing the 2 decompression cylinders, you will also start developing more complex rescue skills. Diving deeper for longer means more decompression especially in the event of decompression gas loss, going up is no longer an option. We aim to give you the skills necessary, which hopefully you won’t need to use, such as responding to a team mate switching to the wrong gas and catastrophic gas lost air sharing. Since the dive is so skill intensive we usually split it into 2 dives, providing adequate time for briefings and debriefings.

Day 2

The mornings classroom session will review Decompression Sickness. We will also discuss the benefits and extra risks involved with the use of Trimix (A mixture of Helium, Oxygen and Nitrogen) with deep diving. Gas planning is covered in detail, from now on you’ll be planning your dives along with your team members.

Later in the day onboard the dive boat you will take part in ‘workup dives’preparing you for the following days activities making sure everything is going to run smoothly.

Day 3

After completing the Final Exam (just 25 questions) in the morning, we will review your dive plan ready for the afternoon. Out onboard the Simple Life dive boat you will execute a dive along with your team members to a depth of between 30-50 meters making use of 2 decompression gases.

Day 4

A late start, as you just need to plan your dive for the afternoon, something that should be done quite efficiently at this stage. You will be planning and conducting your final training dive to a depth of 40-50 meters with use of 2 decompression gases. Upon satisfactorily completing the training requirements you will be issued with your PADI Tec 50 diver certification, you’ve come a long way.

Technical Diving Courses

PADI 5 star PADI dive resort aqualung Simple Life Resort Koh Tao

Latest Koh Tao Diving News

Koh Tao PADI dive course

Jake, Daniel & Willis’ Koh Tao Dive Course

Posted in Diving Courses

Pictured: Instructor Zac with open water students Jake, Daniel & Willis alongside Divemaster trainee Bailee Jake from Leicestershire, Daniel from […]

Koh Tao PADI diving course

Chris & Josie start PADI Diving Course in Koh Tao

Posted in Diving Courses

Pictured: Chris and Josie from Canada with Instructor Rodrigo Swapping frosty Toronto for sunny South-East Asia, Chris and Josie from […]

German open water diving course in Koh Tao

Team Germany back in the Water | PADI Open Water Diver Course

Posted in Diving Courses

Following a couple of quiet days whilst the Full Moon Party was taking place on Phangan, the crew are back […]

Koh Tao Thailand diving internships

New Rescue Divers ready to begin Divemaster Internship

Posted in Diving Internships

Pictured: Steve, Bailee, Sarah, Steve, Coral, Arnaud and Johnny on completion of the PADI Rescue Diver Course Instructor Steve has […]

Simple Life Divers on Whatsapp