Enriched Air Nitrox Diver

Do you want to extend your bottom time, lessen your surface interval, and maximize every dive? During this course, you will learn how to choose the proper blend of Nitrox for your dive profile, determine maximum depth limits for your Nitrox mixture, analyze your breathing mixture, and plan and safely execute each dive. Our instructor will teach you about the physiology of oxygen and nitrogen; advantages, disadvantages, and risks of nitrox; oxygen toxicity; hazards and precautions of handling oxygen; the concept of Equivalent Air Depth; use of EANx with standard Air Dive Tables; common gas mixing procedures; and more.
COSTS: Contact us for current pricing

PREREQUISITES:
Student numbers:  minimum 2, maximum 10
Minimum age:  15 years
Beginning certification or equivalent (may be taught in conjunction with Beginning SCUBA training)

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
4-6 hours of classroom study & 2 dives minimum
Develop a working knowledge of the physics and physiology of EANx diving
Understand advantages and disadvantages of EANx for use as a breathing gas
Designation of equipment for EANx usage
Analyzing procedures and labeling of cylinders

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:
BC with LP inflator
Regulator system with alternate air source, SPG, depth and timing device
Appropriate exposure suit and weights for the environment
Wet notes & air dive table