Technical diver training


Go beyond the limits of recreational diver training. Discover the world that lies below 40 m/130 ft. Learn to manage multiple gas mixtures and plan and make stage decompression dives. Start with Tek Basics and go all the way through Normoxic Trimix with Tek 45.

Tek Basics/Rescue

Tek BasicsThe prelude to training in actual decompression procedures, this course addresses topics such as basic equipment configuration, specialized propulsion techniques and dive planning. Unique to the NASE program is how you adapt the skills you learned in Rescue Diver training when your victim is encumbered by doubles and deco bottles. Learn more…

Tek Diver (xTek 40)

Tek 1This course introduces students to basic deco procedures and equips them to plan and make decompression dives to 45 m/150 ft using air or Nitrox and oxygen or oxygen-rich deco mixes. Students learn how to deploy lift or marker bags to stage decompression when more permanent ascent lines are not available. Learn more…

Tek Trimix (xTek 45)

Tek 2Building on the knowledge and skills covered in the Tek Diver program, this course extends students’ depth range beyond the 45 m/150 ft limit of their prior training. The addtional implications of using helium-based gas mixtures is coverd in depth. Learn more…

Required Equipment

No amount of equipment can compensate for lack of knowledge, skill, experience and judgment. Nevertheless, without the right equipment, you will not only not be as safe, your ability to learn will be compromised as well. Learn more…