PADI’s most popular specialty course. Enriched Air, also known as “nitrox”, is a form of breathing gas that allows divers to extend bottom time and reduce nitrogen loading.
PADI Enriched Air Diver Online can be completed in as little as an afternoon. After completing your online learning you’ll apply the knowledge you’ve learned by practicing procedures for obtaining and analyzing enriched air with your PADI Instructor(Additional fees apply).
*This course fee only covers your online training, assessments and certification card. Practical training fees, dives, dive equipment, student slate and logbook are available at additional fees atOcean Quest Adventures.
Age Requirement: 12 years or older
Time Commitment: Approximately 18 hours(Eleaning and Classroom)
Course Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)
How does it work?
After enrolling, you’ll learn essential safety concepts and enriched air dive planning and preparation through videos, audio, graphics and reading. Progress through the material at your own pace using a desktop, laptop or mobile device. You’ll complete a knowledge review and exam online.
Once you have completed the online portion of the program, you’ll take your resulting eRecord to your PADI Instructor, who will answer any questions you may have. Your instructor will guide you through the practical application portion of the course—at a minimum, you’ll apply what you’ve learned by analyzing gas and marking and logging cylinder contents.
What does it cover?
You’ll learn how use enriched air for no-stop recreational diving with an enriched air compatible dive computer while using enriched air with 22 to 40 percent oxygen; how to analyze the enriched air mix in your scuba cylinder and determine the maximum depth for the blend, how to set the enriched air percentage on your dive computer and how to monitor no-stop limits and oxygen exposure on the dive.
What else is required to complete the course?
Beyond eLearning, you’ll set up your practical session with Ocean Quest Adventure to apply the information you’ve learned. You and your instructor will decide if you’ll practice diving with enriched air. Additional fees will apply.
Please be advised of the following:
- All PADI E-Learning Codes MUST be registered with PADI under the name of the person taking the course.
- Any PADI E-Learning code that is redeemed with PADI is NON-REFUNDABLE.
- Once you redeem your code with PADI you have 12 months to complete the online portion. If you do not complete in 12 months you will be required to pusrchase a new code to continue.