Scuba Diving with Enriched Air Nitrox
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI's most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it's easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.
The Fun Part
You can typically stay down longer and get back the water sooner. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty.
Get College Credit
You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course.
What do I need to start?
Be 12 years or older
Have a PADI Open Water Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
What will I do?
- You will be provided with the knowledge needed to plan and execute recreational Nitrox dives.
- Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox.
- Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations.
- Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure, how to tell what's in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer.
How long will it take?
PADI Enriched Air Diver course is 1 day's training providing recreational divers with the knowledge needed to plan and execute recreational Nitrox dives. It consists of 1 knowledge development, 2 practical application sessions and 2 optional Enriched Air training dives.
What will I need?
You'll need your PADI Enriched Air Crew-Pak, which includes an Enriched Air 32 percent Table, Enriched Air 36 percent Table and Equivalent Air Depth/Oxygen Exposure Table.
Where can I go from here?
You can apply this Specialty course towards your Master Scuba Diver certification. You also need the PADI Enriched Diver certification if you intend to move into tec diving.