Commercial NITROX Diver

(Also known as Oxygen Enriched Air Diver)

Check the schedule page for upcoming classes.

Air is not always the best breathing gas for divers. By enriching the air with extra oxygen, the diver can reduce the chances of decompression illness while staying longer at specific depths.

Oxygen Enriched Air (Nitrox) is considered to be an essential part of the divers "toolbox". This course teaches the student how to safely plan for, blend and use nitrox for commercial scuba diving operations.

Course Duration: 3 days (8 hours/day)

Pre-requisites: Commercial Scuba Diver, DCBC Divers Medical, First Aid and O2 therapy, WHMIS.

Topics Covered:

  • Nitrox theory
  • Nitrox dive planning
  • DCIEM Nitrox Tables
  • Gas Blending Theory
  • Practical Nitrox Blending
  • 2 dives using Nitrox

Upcoming Courses

Check out schedule page.  If the class you want is full - we will put you on a waiting list so leave your name at the office (1 888 325 3483). Private classes are available, call for details. Minimum number: 5

Topics Covered:

  • Nitrox theory
  • Nitrox dive planning
  • DCIEM Nitrox Tables
  • Gas Blending Theory
  • Practical Nitrox Blending
  • 2 dives using Nitrox