This is one of PADI’s most popular specialty courses. If staying down longer and having shorter surface intervals sounds appealing, then become a Nitrox diver
Who should take this course?
Why is Enriched Air Nitrox so popular? It offers scuba divers a longer no decompression time, and allows them to return to the water sooner on their repetitive dives. Divers who do multiple dives per day, benefit from the use of Nitrox and become less fatigued.
What will you learn?
During this course, you will learn and practice:
How to plan dives with Enriched Air and how to set your dive computer
Considerations for special equipment used whilst diving with Enriched Air
Why Enriched Air (higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content) allows you longer no decompression times
Practice analysing oxygen content in your scuba tank
Discuss managing the oxygen exposure
What scuba gear you will use?
Basic scuba diving equipment
Dive computer and EAN tables
Scuba equipment dedicated to Enriched Air Nitrox
What learning materials do you need?
Study with the Enriched Air Diver manual and EAN Tables
Participants must be 12 years of age, or older
Minimum PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent from another training agency
Participants under the age of 18 years must have parent or guardian consent
Complete a diver medical questionnaire declaring you are in good physical health