Discover Tec

Discover Tec Course

You learn about technical diving and get to try it out in confined (Pool) or limited open water in min 2.4m depth and max 10m depth. Plus, Discover Tec experiences can also credit towards the Tec 40 course if the Tec40 Dive One skills are completed.

Dive Overview

  • Depth/time limits
  • Weight check
  • Descent - gear adjust, buoyancy adjustments and general acclimation.
  • Tec diving skills - suggested list (optional)
  • Primary to secondary regulator switch
  • Gas shutdown - one regulator only
  • Stage/Deco cylinder don remove
  • Lift bag/DSMB deployment
  • Deco Stop - maintain depth at a given depth within 0.3m for 3mins.
  • Discover Tec is an experience for certified divers interested in trying out open circuit technical equipment in controlled conditions.

The Scuba Gear You'll Use

You will need your basic scuba gear and you will try our technical scuba diving equipment such as twins, backplate, harness, wing and two sets of regulators.

Course duration

1 Day 2 lake dives


  • Be a PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Have a minimum of 10 logged dives
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a medical statement signed by a physician