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Become a PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver

Dive Nitrox


Enriched air, commonly known as Nitrox, is a blend of oxygen and nitrogen (the same as normal air, but with a higher oxygen percentage). This means that during a dive you are exposed to less nitrogen at a given depth, giving you more no decompression time. This enables you to stay down longer and get back into the water sooner between dives.


The course is theory based with a short practical session in store. Complete all dive theory at your own pace and in a time frame that suits you with PADI’s eLearning.  Once your theory is done, it is time to visit our dive shop to complete the practical session of your course. During the course you will cover the following:

  • Equipment used for enriched air diving

  • Advantages and disadvantages of diving with enriched air

  • Using the Recreational Dive Planner with enriched air

  • Managing oxygen exposure

  • Diving emergencies and enriched air

  • Analysing the gas mix in your tank



  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​PADI Open Water Diver certification (or equivalent)

  • Minimum age is 12 years.



  • PADI e-Learning 

  • Professional Instruction

  • Practical session in store


There is an option to add open water dives to the course (additional costs).


Technically nothing if you are planning on just doing the theory and practical session, you already know how to dive. If you wish to plan dives into the course then you will need your own dive equipment. Gear hire is available in store if you do not have your own. We also supply Nitrox tanks and fills up to 40% in store.

This course is available at any time. Simply purchase and we send you your PADI eLearning key pass and also contact you to make a time for you to come in store and complete the practical session of your course.

Technical Training

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver

We all want less decompression time and the ability to stay longer at a given depth, right? Well that’s why the Enriched Air Diver is the most popular specialty dive course PADI offers.

This method of diving is particularly handy if you are planning multiple dives or multiple days of diving.


Most places around the world offer Nitrox air fills and you don’t have to be an advanced diver to use it.


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