PADI Enriched Air Specialty Nitrox
PADI Enriched Air Specialty Nitrox course: The most popular PADI specialty course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. The enriched air course is one of the only PADI specialty courses which you can combine with any of the other Specialty courses meaning that you get a massive discount on the other chosen specialty course as well as picking up more dive education.
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.
If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the Enriched Air Diver Specialty 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, and two scuba dives usually on the Pattaya shipwrecks.
- Discuss managing oxygen exposure.
- Practice analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank.
- Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox.
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. Our staff will explain other equipment and courses you may need to enjoy enriched air diving.
Sign up for your course and we will send you the PADI emanual so you can complete the knowledge and exam before you turn up for the dives, then the dive course can be completed in just one day (2 dives).
We run our dive/courses trips from our 12 metre speedboats: Start time 9am finish 2.30pm.
The HTMS Kut and HTMS Mataphon where we do our wreck Enriched air dives takes just 15 minutes to get to. On the wrecks you get schooling barracuda, small sharks, rays and bat fish.
The Pattaya coral sites offer large pufferfish, large hawkbill turtles and the tropical reef angelfish, butterfly fish, blue spotted rays as well as loads more marine life.
Price for PADI Enriched air specialty 11,500B (2 days)
Price for Enriched air specialty plus PADI wreck specialty 16,000B (2 days)
Includes Speedboat trips, Pro Instruction, rental equipment, dives, Specialty manuals/certification, lunch/snacks/drinks, Real Divers tee shirt and Hotel pick up/drop off in the local Pattaya areas.
Specialties that combine well with the Enriched air specialties:
The best way to do the Enriched air specialty is to combine the dives with another specialty, you will get more dives, save money and collect the extra specialty rating that can go towards the Master Scuba Diving rating.
Here are some specialties that really benefit diving on enriched air.
You can combine the Enriched specialty really with any other dive specialty that interests you! as it is designed to let you dive longer and have more fun. Here are some more specialties that we can teach here in Pattaya.
Let us know which specialty you would like to combine with the PADI Enriched air course and we can then give you a price.
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