Advanced Nitrox Diver
Extend your Bottom Times with Advanced Nitrox
The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course qualifies divers to use enriched air nitrox from EAN 21 through EAN 100, within your current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 metres/130 feet during dives that do not require staged decompression. Often taught in conjunction with the TDI Decompression Procedures course, this can be considered the foundation of your technical diving career. Advanced Nitrox is also a great course for those wanting to extend their bottom times in shallower depths such as scientific diver, and a must for SCR or CCR divers. TDI Nitrox course is an entry level course for divers wishing to utilize enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas. The course cover topics like
- Equipment requirements
- Dive planning
- Oxygen tracking
- Blending methods
You will use the TDI Advanced Nitrox Diving manual for your course, which explains in an easy to understand practical manner the complex information that Advanced Nitrox divers need to know.
Advanced Nitrox course is also required as a prerequisite for other mixed gas courses. For further information visit TDI
Course Structure and Duration
Open Water Execution
1. Four dives are required with a minimum accumulated bottom time of 100 minutes
2. If advanced nitrox is taught in conjunction with decompression procedures*, only a total of 6 dives are
required, more may be conducted at the discretion of the instructor, with a maximum depth of 45 metres /
3. If Advanced Nitrox is taught in conjunction with Intro to Tech*, only a total of four (4) dives are required,
more may be conducted at the discretion of the instructor, but all dives must be conducted at depths within
the diver’s current level of certification and no dives should exceed 23 metres / 75 feet
4. Only 2 dives from advanced wreck course may be credited towards the total dives required
1. TDI allows instructors to structure courses according to the number of students participating and their skill
1. The minimum number of classroom and briefing hours is 6
*A 3-way combination of TDI Intro to Tech, Advanced Nitrox and Decompression Procedures is permitted
with a minimum of 8 dives required. The prerequisites for advanced nitrox and decompression procedures diver
must be met for this combination before starting the program.
Combine Advanced Nitrox & Deco Procedures & reduce the cost of your course
By combining the Advanced Nitrox and Decompression Procedures courses, the total number of dives to complete both courses can be reduced from 8 to 6 dives. Combine these courses and take advantage of the discounted rate.
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