PADI EANX Enriched Air Nitrox Speciality Course

PADI EANX Enriched Air Nitrox Speciality Course




Collections: PADI Advanced Courses & Specialities, PADI Courses - Class Session Only

Product type: PADI Courses

Vendor: Scuba Diving Scotland

Tags: Air, EANX, Enriched, Nitrox



SCUBA DIVING SCOTLAND - PADI Nitrox Speciality Course 5th August 2017

Who should take this course?

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular speciality 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.

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enrol in the Enriched Air Diver Speciality course. Note that in some regions the minimum age is older than 12.

What will you learn?

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, and two optional (or required) scuba dives, you’ll:

  • Discuss managing oxygen exposure.
  • Practice analyzing 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 can you start learning now?

Sign up for Enriched Air Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – 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.
You can also choose to read the Enriched Air Diver Manual and watch the Enriched Air Diving video. Stop by your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning.

What gear will you use?

Most modern scuba equipment and dive computers can be used with enriched air, but your PADI Instructor will let you know if your gear meets manufacturer recommendations and local requirements. However, scuba tanks must meet oxygen service standards and be dedicated for use with enriched air. You’ll practice using oxygen analyzers and special cylinder decals. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort staff will explain other equipment you may need to enjoy enriched air diving.

Next Step

Extend your dive time and earn your next certification:


Course T&C's

Please Note: All course fee's are non-refundable or transferrable.  Please read the full course T&C's on the course schedules before purchasing.  All courses must be used within 1 year of purchase.  Minimum of 48 hours notice required to reschedule course dates.  By purchasing online you agree to the course T&C's.




Course dates can be found below.  However, a schedule can be created around your availability if you have two or more people attending.  

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- PADI Nitrox Enriched Air Diver Course Schedules 2023

* Executive course schedules can be created for a date and time to suit for bookings of two or more students.  Contact SDS for more info and availability.