The PADI NITROX course is the most famous PADI diving course in the world. Enriched air diving gives you more diving time without decompression. It means more time under water, especially in successive dives.
Minimum age: 12
Course prerequisite: enrollment in Open Water Diver. Divers 12 or older can earn a PADI Enriched Air Diver certification as part of their PADI Open Water Diver course. Ask your instructor for more information.
PADI eLearning: 2-4 hours
Entire course: 1-2 days
It’s possible to earn your nitrox certification in just one day. Simply complete the online course and schedule a short practical session with your instructor. The two dives are optional. You can also earn a nitrox certification simultaneously with another course.
Your Next Adventure
Diving with enriched air nitrox benefits all kinds of diving specialties. After completing Enriched Air eLearning and the practical session with your instructor, you can use nitrox while completing dives for your Advanced Open Water Diver certification, Peak Performance Buoyancy certification, etc.