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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.

Course prerequisites

(these requirements must be met prior to commencement of training):

  • Minimum age 18

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
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01 Dec 2018 AAD 12/1/2018 Mcs Trip 05 Dec 2018 4 US$ 278.00

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Course Paperwork
Sat 01 Dec 2018
Mcs Trip
Shore
Sun 02 Dec 2018
12:30
60 minutes
Mcs Trip
Deep
Mon 03 Dec 2018
09:00
60 minutes
Mcs Trip
Computer
Mon 03 Dec 2018
10:30
60 minutes
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Scuba IQ Review
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Tue 04 Dec 2018
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60 minutes
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UW Navigation
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60 minutes
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Instructor(s): Michael Poggione

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Scuba IQ Review
Mon 19 Nov 2018
18:23
UW Navigation
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60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
Deep
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01 Dec 2018 SDIDS 12/1/2018 02 Dec 2018 2 US$ 278.95

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Scuba IQ Review
Sat 01 Dec 2018
Dive 1
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Dive 2
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02 Dec 2018 S&B 12/2/2018 02 Dec 2018 4 US$ 139.00

Shore and Beach Diver - SDI

Scuba IQ Review
Mon 19 Nov 2018
18:23
Dive 1
Mon 19 Nov 2018
18:23
Dive 2
Mon 19 Nov 2018
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Instructor(s): Michael PoggioneLawrence Lodge

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02 Dec 2018 SDINight 12/2/2018 03 Dec 2018 4 US$ 278.95

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Scuba IQ Review
Sun 02 Dec 2018
Dive 1
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Dive 2
Mon 03 Dec 2018
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03 Dec 2018 SDIC 12/3/2018 03 Dec 2018 8 US$ 139.00

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Dive 1
Mon 03 Dec 2018
07:00
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Mon 03 Dec 2018
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Dive 2
Mon 03 Dec 2018
10:00
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03 Dec 2018 SDID 12/3/2018 03 Dec 2018 4 US$ 278.95

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Dive 1
Mon 03 Dec 2018
07:00
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Mon 03 Dec 2018
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Dive 2
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03 Dec 2018 FOTO 12/3/2018 03 Dec 2018 8 US$ 139.00

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Dive 1
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Review Session
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Dive 2
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04 Dec 2018 ABC 12/4/2018 04 Dec 2018 8 US$ 139.00

Advanced Buoyancy Control - SDI

Scuba IQ Review
Mon 19 Nov 2018
18:23
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Mon 19 Nov 2018
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04 Dec 2018 SDIUWN 12/4/2018 04 Dec 2018 8 US$ 278.95

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Dive 1
Tue 04 Dec 2018
Dive 2
Tue 04 Dec 2018
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Tue 04 Dec 2018
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Dive 1
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Dive 2
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Orientation and Equipment Assembly
Fri 14 Dec 2018
18:00
60 minutes
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Classroom Session
Fri 14 Dec 2018
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Sat 15 Dec 2018
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02 hours 00 minutes
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Sun 16 Dec 2018
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Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 16 Dec 2018
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12:30
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14 Dec 2018 OW-CW 12/14/2018 Farmington Y Motor City Scuba - Classroom 16 Dec 2018 8 US$ 349.00

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Fri 14 Dec 2018
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14:30
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Confined Water Dive 3
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Sun 16 Dec 2018
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Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 16 Dec 2018
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