Lanzarote Dive Centre

TDI Nitrox Gas Blender

DURATION: One days
PREREQUISITES:
  • Minimum certification Nitrox Diver
  • Minimum of 18years old
COST: €150.00


Have you ever wondered how your nitrox cylinders are filled? Do you like the “behind the scenes” look at what makes a dive happen? Take the TDI Nitrox Gas Blender Course to find out how your cylinders get filled with nitrox! The TDI Nitrox Gas Blender Course will take you through the blending of nitrox in an easy-to-understand format.This course provides the training required to competently blend nitrox gas. The objective of this course is to train candidates in the proper techniques, equipment requirements and hazards involved in blending nitrox gases for recreational scuba diving activities.


Who this course is for:

Whether you’re a dive shop employee wanting to learn the proper procedures for nitrox gas blending or a diver interested in the process of nitrox blending procedures, this course will give you an in-depth, behind the scenes perspective on how your cylinder goes from empty to full of nitrox.

What you can expect to learn:

The TDI Nitrox Gas Blender Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more!

The responsibility of the Gas Blender
Gases of diving

Air
Oxygen
Nitrogen

Oxygen handling

Oxygen hazards
Causes and prevention of oxygen fire
Oxygen system design Local regulations for gas blending and handling

Gas production equipment

Compressors
Cylinders
Filtration systems
Analog gauges

Mixing techniques
  • General considerations
  • Continuous blending systems
  • De-nitrogenated air systems
  • Pre-mix system
  • Partial pressure blending mathematics

Oxygen analysis

  • Procedures
  • Oxygen analyzers

Cylinder handling and sign out

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in the blending of nitrox gasses, without direct supervision of an instructor.

TDI Nitrox Gas Blender minimum certification requirements:

Satisfactorily complete the TDI Nitrox Gas Blender course written examination with an 80% passing grade, followed by 100% remediation by the Instructor.
Candidates must successfully blend and analyze 5 nitrox cylinders
Demonstrate understanding of nitrox blending and oxygen analysis