SDI Computer Nitrox

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This program will cover the use of nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.

Who is suitable for this course:

  • The certified diver looking to advance their knowledge and skill set

  • The certified diver looking to extend their no decompression time limits

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent, or current enrollment in one of those courses

What you can expect to learn:

  • Physiology of using different breathing gas mixtures and equipment considerations for using nitrox

  • How to safely use nitrox mixtures up to 40 percent with a dive computer

  • Advantages and disadvantages of utilizing nitrox mixtures, how to analyze a nitrox mixture

What’s in it for you?

The benefits of using Nitrox including:

  • Increased safety margins

  • Reduced post dive fatigue

  • Extended no-decompression times

SDI Computer Nitrox minimum requirements:

  • 100 percent comprehension of questions and answers at the end of each chapter in the SDI Computer Nitrox Diving Program

  • Analyze at least two nitrox cylinders

  • Log at least one nitrox cylinder

  • Program a nitrox computer to a mix between 22-40 percent oxygen

How do I take this course?