The PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) 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.
The Enriched Air Diver Specialty course has two main components:
Knowledge development (studied online, independently prior to the first open water dive) to give you the theory behind enriched air diving
2 Open Water Dives - Analyse the content of your enriched air tanks and complete detailed dive planning based on your readings. Configure your dive computers for nitrox diving and away you go!
The course typically takes 1 day to complete.
08.30 - 16.00
Introduction, paperwork and theory review
Analyse cylinders and dive planning
2 x sea dives. (You can dive from the boat for only $50pp extra.)
Debrief, log dives and post dive BBQ at Dive Wellington
Equipment rental is free of charge for this course.
Due to the ongoing risk of COVID 19, to ensure our safety and yours, we have changed things around a little here at Dive Wellington.
Anyone partaking on a course, hiring dive gear, or going on a charter/trip MUST have a vaccination pass.
Visitors to the store must sign in on entry. QR code on the door, or manual sign-in sheet in the center of the store.
Customers must wear a face-covering inside at all times, and keep a 2m distance between other customers and staff where possible.
If travelling for a course/dive club, we will have very limited transport in the Dive Wellington van, but we recommend taking your own private vehicle to the site.
Masks, snorkels and regulators will be soaked in disinfectant after each use to avoid transmission.
As always, if you are unwell or have cold/flu-like symptoms, please stay home and get tested.
Please help keep everyone safe by following these regulations.
You can start your course right away when you purchase "Start NOW". You will be sent an eLearning code, a link to the eLearning web page, and instructions on how to access the online theory content.
We will be in contact to discuss course dates and options.
In order to complete the course, you will still need to finish any remaining training elements, including medical forms, pool and sea training, if included. You will need to pay for the remainder of the course before your in water training commences.
First - purchase your course online. Next, we'll get in contact and give you dates, and your course information pack. This pack includes all the course details, online training information (if applicable), medical forms, etc.
On the medical form, you will need to answer a few questions. Please read the form carefully before filling it out.
If you answer YES to ANY of the questions, please follow the instructions on the form. You may be required to gain clearance from your doctor before we can take you diving.
If the answers are all NO, you don't need to see a doctor. Please get in touch if you have any questions. You can find the form here.
If your course includes online training, you can start right away with your online training code.