PADI Tec Gas blender
The PADI Nitrox diver course is the most popular diver specialty course and the number of technical divers is on the rise, which means that lots of scuba divers want enriched air and gas blends.
The PADI Tec Gas blender course teaches you to blend enriched air nitrox and helium-blend gases using one or more blending methods.
Being the blender is a key job at a busy PADI dive center or resort and your work allows other divers to do what they love to do – scuba dive.
Requirements for Tec Gas blender
- You must be, minimum age of 18 years.
- Certified as a PADI Nitrox diver or equivalent.
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organizations may apply, ask us if there is any doubt.
PADI Tec Gas blender program
The Tec Gas blender course includes three practical application sessions, but no dives.
During independent study and instructor-led review, you learn:
- About the advantages and disadvantages of different blending methodologies.
- To blend enriched air and trimix blends to within one percent of the target mix.
- About the potential hazards related to handling oxygen, and how to manage those risks.
- To demonstrate the steps for oxygen cleaning equipment, along with the requirements for oxygen service.
How long will it take?
* The complete program takes minimum 1 day if agreed prerequisites met (self study).
What does the PADI Tec Gas blender cost?
€ 199 Included Taxes and:
- Transfer from hotel to dive center
- PADI Gas blender manual
- 3 practical application sessions
- Use of analyzer
- Blending panel and compressor use
- Oxygen and helium
- Oxygen cleaning equipment and liquids
- PADI Tec Gas blender certification
PADI Nitrox Gas Blender
The PADI Nitrox gas blender cost, 149 euro. Included taxes and:
- Same as Tec Gas blender but without the Helium part
Note during the PADI Nitrox gas blender we use up to 100% oxygen and is only meant for preparing Nitrox mixes.
You will be certified as a PADI Nitrox gas blender.
Tec Gas blender – what will I need?
All you need is your Nitrox certificate
Tec Gas blender qualifies you to:
Blend enriched air nitrox and helium-oxygen based mixes what are used in Technical diving.
Mandatory self study
Before the student attends the first course date, any knowledge development section(s), knowledge review(s) and, if applicable, the course handouts provided will be studied and all the necessary questions are answered by the student. If the student does not meet these requirements, the course needs to be extended by one (1) day and we will charge an additional 100 euro for this extra day.
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