Nitrox Diver

Nitrox Diver

Nitrox Diver


Business: UTD Scuba Diving


$99.00
Price of Digital Course

This is a class for certified divers that covers in detail current uses of “back-gas” breathing mixtures with an oxygen content of 32%. Breathing Nitrox allows for extended bottom times and/or a safety margin over air in depths to 100’/30m. The class covers the practical and theoretical aspects of breathing high-oxygen mixtures, gas laws and physics, physiology, gas blending and safety, maximum operating depths, “Min-deco” procedures, and an academic introduction to decompression diving.

The UTD Nitrox course is normally conducted over a 2 day period, and cumulatively involves a minimum of 16 hours of instruction including academics and two dives. The dives focus on precise buoyancy control and emergency procedures.

This is a class that gives the student a practical knowledge and understanding of breathing Nitrox.

For a more advanced Nitrox class, including critical skills training to a depth of 100’/30m, see the UTD Rec 2 class.

Prerequisites
  • Minimum 18 years of age

  • UTD Rec 1 or Open Water certification from a recognized agency


Course Limits

  • Maximum depth 100’/30m

  • Standard gas is Nitrox 32

  • No stage decompression

  • No overhead environments


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