About the Course
Enriched air, also known as nitrox or EANx, contains less nitrogen than regular air. Breathing less nitrogen means you can enjoy longer dives and shorter surface intervals. No wonder Enriched Air Diver is the most popular PADI® specialty.
Learn How to
- Dive with nitrox
- Use an oxygen air analyzer
- Set your dive computer
If You Want to
- Get nitrox air fills
- Stay at depth longer
- Enjoy shorter surface intervals
Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.
Prerequisites & Minimum Age
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.