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PADI Gas Blender (Trimix)

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Why PADI Gas Blender?

padi gas blender courseMore people are diving with enriched air and this means the demand for enriched air fills is also increasing. However, there needs to be someone qualified to administer these fills to meet this demand. This is where the PADI Gas Blender course comes in. It can result in one of two certifications: PADI Gas Blender or PADI Trimix Blender.

What do I need to start?

  • PADI Enriched Air Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age: 18 years old

What will I do?

padi-gas-blenderThe PADI Gas Blender course will train you as a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide gas mixes to appropriately certified consumers. You’ll learn the physical properties of oxygen, its associated hazards, handling requirements and what cleaning equipment is necessary. Finally, you will learn the five methods of obtaining the desired enriched air nitrox mix and the various methods used to obtain proper helium mixes.

What will I need?

  • PADI Gas Blender Manual
  • Gas Mix Calculator