ENRICHED AIR
(NITROX) DIVER

 

Learn why nitrox allows you to make longer dives and how to dive nitrox safely through online independent study. Meet with your PADI Instructor for hands-on practical exercises, then make two (optional) dives.

STEPS

Purchase your course material from our diveshop, you may choose from having the PADI Manual or PADI eLearning. If you have a busy schedule we suggest PADI eLearning to fit easily your scuba lessons during your work or at home. Work at your own pace, online or offline, connect with your instructor for inwater training, or whenever you have a question.

eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours

After finishing your independent study, you’ll learn how to analyze a tank, fill out an enriched air log, and set your dive computer for nitrox. There are two optional dives.

Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)

Total time commitment: 1-2 days

Minimum age: 12 years or older

THINGS TO CONSIDER

OTHER COSTS AND EQUIPMENT: This course requires both knowledge development and in-person training for certification. When you purchase the PADI eLearning course or PADI Manual (diveshop), the cost covers the knowledge development portion only. There is an additional cost to complete your practical training with a PADI Instructor. Please contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort for pricing. If you do not own a set of scuba equipment, you will need to rent gear.

MORE INFORMATION:

Minimum age: 12 or older Course prerequisite: PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver Divers 12 or older can earn a PADI Enriched Air Diver certification as part of their PADI Open Water Diver course. Ask your instructor for more information.