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TDI Advanced Nitrox Course

TDI Advanced Nitrox Course

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TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver Course

October 13-15

Are you looking to expand your dive time? Maybe you’re a scientific diver or photographer looking to stay in the water a little longer?The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course qualifies divers to use enriched air nitrox from EAN 21 through EAN 100 percent within your current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 metres/130 feet during dives that do not require staged decompression. This course can be considered the foundation of your technical diving career. TDI Advanced Nitrox is also a must for SCR or CCR divers.

Who this course is for:

  • The certified nitrox diver looking to expand their understanding of nitrox mixtures containing more than 40% oxygen
  • The certified nitrox diver looking to expand their in-water skills
  • The certified diver who has interest in moving forward with technical diving education

Course prerequisites

(these requirements must be met prior to the start of the course):

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
  • Minimum certification of TDI Nitrox Diver or equivalent
  • Proof of 25 logged open water dives

What you can expect to learn:

Advanced Nitrox picks up where TDI Nitrox leaves off and offers a more in-depth look at diving with nitrox including:

  • Physics and physiology relating to diving with gas mixes containing more than 40% oxygen
  • Gas planning, dive tables, dive computers, oxygen limitations, nitrogen limitations
  • Equipment considerations, cylinder labeling, analyzing nitrox mixtures, gas blending procedures, and oxygen service ratings for using gases with more than 40% oxygen

Some of the skills you will complete in this course include:

  • Demonstrate buoyancy control; ability to hover at fixed position in water column without moving hands or feet
  • Show good awareness of buddy and other team members through communication, proximity, and team oriented dive practices
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage free flow from primary regulator in controlled fashion, shut down cycle, and switch to back up regulator
  • Conduct appropriate safety stop while maintaining neutral buoyancy
  • Demonstrate the ability to share air with buddy as both recipient and donor in a controlled manner while maintaining position in the water column
  • Demonstrate correct body position; appropriate trim, such as horizontal/streamlined when moving forward
  • Demonstrate proper stress analysis with self and dive buddy

What’s in it for you?

  • Ability to dive using EAN 21 through 100 percent oxygen provided:
    • The diving activities approximate those of training
    • The areas of activities approximate those of training
    • Environmental conditions approximate those of training
  • Ability to enroll in TDI Decompression Procedures, TDI Semi-closed Rebreather courses, TDI Closed Circuit rebreather courses

TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver minimum certification requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the TDI Advanced Nitrox course and written examination
  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate mature, sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution
pdf Course Standards & Procedures

This course will be conducted using a combination of On-Line Accademics and practical workshop discussions and up to five training dives.

Dates: October 13 (orientation and Review) Oct 14 and 15
We will conduct orientation, equipment workshop and review in Lake Havasu and then on Saturday and Sunday conduct our training dives in Lake Mohave off the R/V Explorer. Dives will be in the 60-130 foot depth range.

Minimum Required Gear,
  • Full scuba equipment and exposure protection
  • Primary Regulator fitted with 5-7 foot long hose for gas sharing
  • 2 Lights
  • 1 Line Reel (200 feet line)
  • 1 Spool 75-100 feet line
  • 1 Surface Marker Buoy
  • 2 large capacity tanks for each day (we come back to Havasu to refill)
    • Can Dive Doubles if set up for it
  • 1 stage cylinder minimum size 30-40 cuft
  • 2nd Regulator for Stage Cylinder (available by Rental)
Cylinders are available by rental in advance.

Contact us for hotel information locally.

Course fee is $495 per person

Boat Fees are $125 per day paid at the boat.
Additional fees will be rental tanks if needed and nitrox gas.

This Course is Limited to 4 Students!

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