Enhanced Air Nitrox, Oxygen Enriched
Air, Nitrox, EANx, Safe Air, Devils Gas, Voodoo Gas These
are just some of the names it goes by.
Welcome to one of PADIs most popular specialties
the PADI Enriched Air Diver Speciality course. Diving with enriched
air nitrox lets you safely extend your no-stop time beyond the no-decompression
limits for air.
Diving with enriched air means more time underwater but
you need to be certified as an Enriched Air Diver to get enriched
Whether youre into underwater photography or wreck diving,
on vacation in some tropical paradise or just out for a leisurely
day of diving at your local dive site, the PADI Enriched Air Diver
course helps you get more out of diving by giving you more time
DSAT Gas Blender?
More people are diving with enriched air and this means the demand for enriched air fills is also increasing. However, there needs to be someone qualified to administer these fills to meet this demand. This is where the DSAT Gas Blender course comes in. It can result in one of two certifications: DSAT Gas Blender or DSAT Trimix Blender.
What do I need to start? PADI Enriched
Air Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another
Minimum age: 18 years old
What will I do?
The DSAT Gas Blender course will train you as a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide gas mixes to appropriately certified consumers. You'll learn the physical properties of oxygen, its associated hazards, handling requirements and what cleaning equipment is necessary. Finally, you will learn the five methods of obtaining the desired enriched air nitrox mix and the various methods used to obtain proper helium mixes.
This Program provides a hands-on insight into the practical elements of the Advanced Nitrox course.
The course uses air for both back-gas and side-slung cylinders.
The course looks at advanced diving procedures including: buoyancy control, propulsion techniques, self sufficiency. Correct use of a twin-sets with (manifold and isolator valve), a single side slung stage cylinder.
This program provides an opportunity for recreational divers to receive professional instruction and coaching on the correct use and selection of suitable technical equipment such as torches, twinsets, side-slung stages, equipment configuration and advanced diving techniques.
This Program is the primary entry level training for Technical Diving.
The course uses Air back-gas and Nitrox mixes up to 100% for accelerated decompression.
The course focuses on advanced diving procedures including: buoyancy control, propulsion techniques, self sufficiency. Correct use of a twin-sets with (manifold and isolator valve), a single side slung stage cylinder, decompression procedures and gas planning and management.
Certification depth 45m
This program is the prerequisite to either the PSAI Extended Range Diver program or the PSAI Fundamental Trimix Diver Program
Includes Site entrance, course manual & materials, certification upon successful completion, air fills (not Nitrox fills)
This Program builds on the Fundamental trimix course
The course re-caps on the theory covered in the Fundament trimix course and involves depth progression to 75m
As a stand alone course, advanced diving skills are reviewed before depth progression.
This course may be completed as a bolt-on module to the Fundamental trimix course (60m) for divers with relevant pre-course experience and proficient advanced diver skills.
This course is run with both Open and Closed Circuit Divers diving together
3 - 4 Days
2 extra days
Additional 2 day module £150
Includes Site entrance, course manual & materials, certification upon successful completion, air fills (not nitrox or trimix fills)