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Advanced Nitrox

The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course qualifies divers to use enriched air nitrox from 21% through 100% within your current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 metres/130 feet during dives that do not require staged decompression unless combined with Decompression Procedures. This can be considered the foundation of your technical diving career.  Advanced Nitrox is also a great course for those wanting to extend their bottom times in shallower depths, and a prerequisite for rebreather divers. The Advanced Nitrox course may be combined with Intro to Tech, Decompression Procedures or your CCR course.  The course cover topics like:

  • Equipment considerations for technical diving

  • Carrying a stage bottle or pony bottle

  • In depth Dive planning

  • Oxygen tracking

  • Blending methods

  • Buoyancy, trim and streamlining gear

 

Training

  • E. Learning online course plus classroom review
  • Open water dives: Minimum of 4 dives / 100 minutes total dive time over 2 days.
  • If combining with Decompression Procedures certification 6 dives over 3 days.

 

Student Prerequisites

  •  Minimum age 18
  • Minimum certification of TDI Nitrox Diver or equivalent
  • Show proof of 25+ logged open water dives

 

Required Equipment

  • Backplate, harness and wing system
  • 5ft or 7ft hose on primary regulator, secondary set up on a necklace.
  • Cylinder and regulator properly labeled and cleaned as required for EAN mixtures
  • Depth gauge and automatic bottom timer and/or dive computer
  • Line cutting device
  • SMB / Lift Bag
  • Access to oxygen analyzer, may be supplied by instructor
  • Proper exposure suit for the environment we are diving in.
  • Course can be done in single tank, doubles or side mount configuration

 

Cost Adv Nitrox only $550 plus E.Learning materials $130 

If combined with Decompression Procedures both courses are $1100 

  • Student must purchase the TDI E.Learning codes through Instructor
  • Dive site entry fees and gas fills are additional
  • Students will split instructor expenses amount the group. Factor $100-$150each

 

Interested in reading more information about technical diving equipment and terminology. Here some great additional reading about the gear. CLICK HERE

 

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