PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Course

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Become a Nitrox Specialty Course Instructor on Koh Tao

Student divers often comment on how quickly their dive went and ask why they had to finish their dive when they still had air left in their cylinder.

As a PADI Specialty Instructor you know the time is right for them to take the next step to extend their dive limits and become Enriched Air Nitrox divers.

The PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor specialty course will show you how to teach your students to use Enriched Air Nitrox for no stop recreational diving with an enriched air compatible dive computer.

Learn to Teach PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Course

You will teach them how to plan and organize computer-assisted diving Enriched Air Nitrox diving with 22 percent to 40 percent oxygen and how to monitor no stop limits and oxygen exposure.

During the PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor specialty course you will learn how to guide your students through knowledge development sections.

In Knowledge development sections, you can use the paper knowledge review or via the PADI Enriched Air Diver Course Online, where you can clarify any questions online prior to the arrival of students.

We will also show you the best way how to conduct the practical application sessions.

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Included in Koh Tao Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Course

  • 2 Enriched Air Nitrox training dives
  • Rental of all scuba equipment including specialized equipment
  • FREE use of Dive Computer
  • Black Turtle Dive Customer (and environmental) promise

To enroll on a PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Specialty course you must:

  • Be at least a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor or currently participating in or have completed an IDC/OWSI Program within the past 12 months.
  • IDC/OWSI candidates may apply for Specialty Instructor certification only after successfully completing an IE.
  • Be a certified Enriched Air Nitrox Diver**
  • Have recent diving experience – we recommend completing a scuba review if you have not dived for 12 months.
  • Be medically fit to dive.

**We can conduct this in conjunction with the Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor course.

Upon successful completion of all diving course requirements, you must show proof of 10 logged Enriched Air Nitrox dives.

1 Day PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Specialty Course

The course consists of two sections:

  • Knowledge Development
  • Practical Application sessions
  • Open Water training – 2 dives on Enriched Air Nitrox

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At Black Turtle Dive we take our customer promise very seriously.

Our Dive Instructors are highly trained and will ensure you receive lots of attention and most importantly, progress at your own pace in a relaxed environment.

During your training we will slowly build your confidence and ability as you develop the skills necessary to become a competent Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor.

Koh Tao Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Course Schedule

The Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor specialty course schedule at Black Turtle Dive is flexible and we can work around your own personal needs and timeframe.

It is often scheduled as part of our multi-instructor specialty program such as the MSDT program

Please feel free to ask if you have any special requests either via email or on one of the messenger apps on this page. 

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Course Cost: 3,000 baht

Course Schedule

Day 1:

09.00 – 11.30: Orientation, Knowledge Development & Practical Application
12.30 – 17.00: Enriched Air Nitrox dives  

You are now a certified PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor.

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Course Information

Nitrox Instructor Knowledge Development

The Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor course can be conducted without any training dives, however, our Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor course includes two dives on Nitrox.

There is also a knowledge development section that is conducted before we do the training dives. 

During the knowledge development section, you must complete the following:

  • Present a knowledge development presentation from the Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty manual by prescriptively teaching a missed question from the knowledge review.
  • Review & understand the purpose and goals of the PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty course.
  • Review & explain the Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty course standards and procedures from the PADI Specialty Course Instructor Guide and list all student and Instructor equipment requirements.
  • Demonstrate mastery of all knowledge development.
  • Describe how to conduct all course segments in a manner that enables divers to meet course performance requirements.
  • Participate in a marketing and promotional workshop where you will learn techniques to promote the Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty diver course to your students and the general diving public.
  • Participate in a pricing workshop.

Nitrox Instructor Practical Assessments

There are two practical assessments you must complete:

  • Oxygen analysis, verifying cylinder content data and signing fill log.
  • Demonstrate the procedures for obtaining an enriched air fill and/or renting an enriched air cylinder from an enriched air fill station.

Nitrox Instructor Open Water training dives

There are 2 Enriched Air Nitrox dives that we include as part of our Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor course, but there are no staged skills to complete.

Prior to the dives you must explain Enriched Air Nitrox Diver Specialty course Open Water training considerations.

During the Open Water training dives, you must:

  • Demonstrate mastery of all skill performance requirements for the Enriched Air Nitrox specialty diver course.
  • Conduct an Open Water teaching presentation from the Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Diver course
  • Demonstrate all Enriched Air Nitrox Diver Specialty Open Water performance requirements.

Upon completion of all the performance requirements, you will receive the PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor certification.

2021 PADI Fees  

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor Application fee: A$111

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PADI Materials

Please bring your PADI Specialty Course Instructor Manual.

You will also need a copy of the PADI Instructor Manual that is available as a free download for all renewed PADI Members from www.padi.com/mypadi