PADI Tec Trimix

Course Overview

The PADI Tec Trimix will further develop skills learned in the Tec 65 stage of training to extend divers abilities.  Emphasis will be on advanced dive planning to a depth range of 245 ft – 300 ft., using multiple bottles including at least 1 stage and 2 decompression bottles.

Successful students will be qualified to utilize any trimix /oxygen content including hypoxic mixes as a bottom gas along with utilizing multiple stage / deco bottle and complete accelerated decompression dives using two or more decompression cylinders. Minimum depth reached in the program would be 245 ft/ 75 m.

The Ocean Quest Difference…

Your Tec Trimix course will include training in handling and rotation of 3 Deco/Stage cylinders during one dive. These skills include use of a leash and bottle rotations. You will also learn and gain practical experience in planning and executing 2 technical dives in one day.


  • Be a PADI Rescue Diver (or hold a qualifying certification from another organization and having proof of CPR and first aid training with the previous two years)
  • Be certified as a PADI Tec 50 or PADI Tec Trimix 65 (or those holding a qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have logged at least 150 dives

Medical Statement

All technical diving students are required to provide a Diver Medical Statement signed by a physician within the past 12 months stating you are fit to dive

Click Here to Download Medical Statement

Price Includes

  • 3 x Custom Technical Diving Theory Sessions
  • 1 x Custom Decompression Theory and Technical Diving Planning Theory Session
  • Minimum 9 x Technical Diving Training Dives including 7 x Decompression Dives
  • Air Fills

Exclusive to Ocean Quest

  • Access to multiple resources including digital books, articles and videos on various technical diving topics
  • Instruction in Advanced Decompression Theory and Progressive Technical Dive Planning procedures
  • A comprehensive “Decompression Theory and Dive Planning” booklet created by Ocean Quest
  • A comprehensive “Technical Diving Student Handbook” created by Ocean Quest

What’s Needed?

  • All Standard Technical Diving Equipment – Backmount or Sidemount Configuration – Click here for technical diving equipment details
  • 2 x Decompression Cylinder with Regulators – Rentals available
  • 1 x 80 cuft Stage Cylinder with Regulators – Rentals available
  • 1 x Drysuit Inflation Cylinder with Regulator
  • Nitrox and Tech Fills not included
  • Trimix Fills
  • Instructor Trimix Fills – the cost of instructor trimix fills will be shared by all students and instructor candidates

Additional Notes

Students are required to possess a high level of buoyancy control while maintaining horizontal trim, advanced propulsion techniques including modified frog kicking, modified flutter kicking, helicopter turns and back finning. The ability to maintain a stable position in the water.

An Assessment is required for students entering the Tec Trimix Diver course with a qualifying prerequisite certification from another training organization. It is required for Tec 50 certified students who have not made a technical decompression dive requiring a decompression cylinder to 40 metres/130 feet or deeper within the previous six months. Contact Ocean Quest for more details.

The PADI Tec Trimix program is available on an individual basis. Contact Greg McCracken for details or to schedule a program.

Course Price: $2199.99 + GST

On-Demand Course

This program is available on an individual basis. Register for your training online and pick "I would like to schedule my own class start date". Weekend and weekday schedules available. Once we receive your registration, Ocean Quest will be in touch to confirm that we can accommodate your training request and officially book your course.

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