1 day                $295

This class certifies you to blend nitrox, without direct supervision of an instructor

The course provides the training required to competently blend nitrox gas, focusing on the proper techniques, equipment requirements and hazards involved in blending nitrox gases for recreational scuba diving activities. Ideal for dive shop employees or divers interested in learning more about blending nitrox gases.

Course prerequisites:

Minimum age 18

What will I learn?

Over several theory sessions you’ll cover

  • The responsibility of the Gas Blender
  • Gases of diving – air, oxygen, nitrogen
  • Oxygen handling – hazards, causes and prevention of oxygen fire, oxygen system design, local regulations for gas blending and handling
  • Gas production equipment – including compressors, cylinders, filters and gauges
  • Mixing techniques – including continuous blending, de-nitrogenated air systems, pre-mix systems and partial pressure blending mathematics
  • Oxygen analysis – analyzers and procedures
  • Cylinder handling and logging