Tec Nitrox Blender Course
More people are diving with enriched air and this means the demand for enriched air fills is also increasing.
However, there needs to be someone qualified to administer these fills to meet this demand. This is where the PADI Gas Blender course comes in.
This course gives you the Tec Nitrox Blender certification
What do I need to start?
The Learning Materials You'll Need
What are the four main types of oxygen? What is oxygen clean? What are the five methods for blending Enriched Air? These questions and more are covered in the Gas Blender manual
As a gas blender you must be familiar with the physical properties of oxygen, its various forms and purities, hazards and special handling requirements. The Gas Blender Manual and CD-ROM, in conjunction with your instructor, will familiarize you with the procedures and techniques needed for gas blending.
What will I do?
The Gas Blender course will train you as a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide gas mixes to appropriately certified consumers.
You'll learn the physical properties of oxygen, its associated hazards, handling requirements and what cleaning equipment is necessary. Finally, you will learn the five methods of obtaining the desired enriched air nitrox mix and the various methods used to obtain proper helium mixes.
How long will it take?
This course is conducted over 6 hours which can be either long evening or a short day
What will I need?
You must be
A PADI Enriched Air Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
At least 18 years old
How to Book
Booking a course with Planet Scuba couldn't be more straight forward, there are three simple steps to follow:
• Phone us to check the availibility of the course that you have chosen, and the dates you wish to attend.
• Download and complete the booking form, and return to us by post.
• Download and complete the medical declaration form, and return to us by post.
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