Enriched Air Diver (Nitrox)

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PADI Enriched Air DiverAir (Nitrox) with EPSO

Enriched air, also known as nitrox or EANx, contains less nitrogen than regular air. Breathing less nitrogen means you can enjoy longer dives and shorter surface intervals. No wonder Enriched Air Diver is the most popular PADI® specialty.

Take This Course If You Want to
  •  Get nitrox air fills
  •  Stay at depth longer
  •  Enjoy shorter surface intervals
Learn How to
  •  Dive with nitrox 
  •  Use an oxygen air analyzer
  •  Set your dive computer


PADI eLearning

Online learning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Complete the knowledge development section of your course whenever, wherever it's convenient for you.

Work at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor for inwater training, or whenever you have a question.

  • eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours


With Your Instructor

After finishing your independent study, you'll learn how to analyze a tank, fill out an enriched air log, and set your dive computer for nitrox. There are two optional dives.

  • Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)
  • Total time commitment: 1 hour for instore gas analysis, demonstration of Nitrox fills and learn how to set your computer
  • Minimum age: 12 years or older

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