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PADI Enriched Air Diver

PADI Enriched Air Diver

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI's most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air Nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don't hesitate to become an enriched air diver.

How do I begin?

Sign up for the PADI Enriched Air Diver online course to get started immediately. The web-based system covers all the enriched air diver course content and allows you to study at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Enriched Air Diver Manual.

What's in the course?

You'll learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations. During a practical session you will:

  • Discuss managing oxygen exposure.
  • Practice analysing oxygen content in your scuba tank.
  • Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox.

You may be able to get college credit for the PADI Enriched Air Diver course – ask your instructor to learn more.

How long does it take?

The PADI Enriched Air Diver speciality takes place over one half day once you have completed the online study.

What qualifications do I need?

The PADI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent is the prerequisite for the PADI Enriched Air Diver course.

The minimum age of enrolment on this programme is 12yrs.

You will need to fill out a self certification medical statement. If you have any medical conditions you think may prevent you from scuba diving please feel free to contact us and we will try to be of assistance.

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What's next?

If you've completed your PADI Enriched Air course and are diving on the Zenobia wreck, why not take the PADI Deep Diver course too.

Once you have completed five PADI specialties and your PADI Rescue Diver and have 50 logged dives you hold all the prerequisites for the PADI Master Scuba Diver certification. This is the highest non-professional rating in the PADI system of diver education.

Cost?

PADI Enriched Air Diver course costs €275.00 inc eLearning materials and certification