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PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver

The PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver is intended to extend the depth range of technical divers already trained and qualified to use air, enriched air and oxygen for technical decompression dives beyond 50 metres.

It will open up the advantages of trimix to the diver, and divers are qualified to make multi-stop decompression dives that employ EANx and oxygen for accelerated decompression and any trimix with an oxygen content of 18% or more.

They can dive to a maximum depth of 65 metres.

This course is for PADI Tec 50 Divers (or those holding a qualifying certification from another training organization). The course extends your depth range capabilities by training you to use trimix (a blend of helium, oxygen and nitrogen).

To Start…

How do I get started?

As with all of the technical diving education programmes at Aquasport you start with the training materials. A deposit of £100 is required to book your PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver. We will provide you with the PADI Tec Trimix Diver Crew Pack for you to study prior to the start of your training.The pack includes the PADI Tec Trimix Diver manual, deep stop calculation table and emergency procedures slate.

The optional Equipment Set-up and Key Skills DVD is a great tool to help you practice at home in between your tec diving training sessions. You’ll continue to use the Tec Trimix Diver Crew Pack throughout your technical training.

Action

What will I do?

During your programme you will cover the following:

  • Plan and execute at least five trimix decompression dives using various trimix blends
  • Use decompression software to create custom dive tables and dive plans
  • Make training dives as deep as 65 metres/210 feetThe skills and equipment and planning required to dive to a maximum of 50 metres
  • Qualify to make technical trimix decompression dives independently

You will use full technical diving equipment including multiple stage cylinders during the PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver Programme.

You will participate in at least one confined water training dive and at least five open water training dives with your instructor, to a maximum depth of 65m.

Time

How long will it take?

The PADI Tec Trimix Diver takes place over a minimum of five days. The first day will concentrate on completing the theory sections from the PADI Tec Trimix Diver manual.

You will also complete the first confined water training dive in our on site training pool.

The remaining five open water training dives will be scheduled to be completed over two weekends.

Requirements

What will I need?

The PADI Rescue Diver certification or equivalent and proof of first aid and CPR training within the last 24 months and the PADI Tec 50 Diver certification or equivalent are the prerequisites for the PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver.

You will also need to have proof of at least 100 logged dives.

All standard and technical scuba equipment requirements, site entry fees, boat fees and air and enriched air fills are not included in the price of the PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver.

The minimum age of enrollment on this programme is 18yrs.

You will need to fill out a self certification medical statement and also have it signed by a doctor prior to the start of your training. If you have any medical conditions you think may prevent you from scuba diving please feel free to contact us and we will try to be of assistance.

Prices

PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver £699.

You will need to have five full training days to complete the PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver.

PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver fee is based on five full days training. If you are unable to complete the performance prerequisites required for certification, additional training days are charged at £130 a day.

A £100 deposit is required when you book your PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver with Aquasport. Balance of payment is due two weeks prior to the start of your training.

Dates

Tec training starting on the first weekend of every month.

Call the centre for the latest course information on 0121 706 6628 or email info@aquasportonline.com

Where To?

Where can I go from here?

Once you have completed your PADI Tec Trimix 65 Diver then the obvious next step is onto the PADI Tec Trimix Diver. If you do not yet have the required number of dives then discuss this with your instructor and see if these can be combined with the club diving schedule and arrange for a time to complete these.

For those of you with deeper and longer expectations the PSA Inspiration Closed Circuit Rebreather training programmes may be what you are looking for.

Visit our CCR programme pages here.

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