Scuba Center has been selling quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment since 1973. You will find a wide selection of scuba and snorkeling equipment at both our Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota locations. Scuba Center Eagan
1571 Century Point
Eagan, Minnesota 55121
(651) 681-8434
Scuba Center Minneapolis
5015 Penn Ave South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419
(612) 925-4818

PADI Enriched Air Specialty
The PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty course is designed to prepare you to dive with EAN.  Enriched Air Nitrox  (also known as EAN, Enriched Air, on Nitrox) is a mixture of nitrogen and oxygen that has a higher percentage of oxygen and a lower percentage of nitrogen than air.  Air is approximately 21% oxygen, while the most commonly used Nitrox mixture is 32% oxygen (also known as NOAA Nitrox I or EAN32). Diving with enriched air rather than standard air can extend your no decompression limits.
In recent years the availability of Enriched Air ( Nitrox ) has grown astronomically, and it is now found in most resort areas and on many live aboard dive boats.  Many of these locations are also providing rentals and / or training on rebreathers which use Enriched Air ( Nitrox ).  Many diving equipment manufacturers produce Enriched Air programmable dive computers.  Examples include: Atomic, Hollis, Oceanic, Shearwater, Suunto,...
The PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty course covers:

PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty course | The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADIís most popular specialty scuba diving course, and itís easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

  • Physics

  • Physiology

  • Equipment considerations

  • Dive planning

  • Analysis of Nitrox fills

  • Safety precautions for Nitrox divers

The PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty course is designed to prepare you to dive with EAN.  Enriched Air Nitrox  (also known as EAN, Enriched Air, on Nitrox) is a mixture of nitrogen and oxygen that has a higher percentage of oxygen and a lower percentage of nitrogen than air.  Air is approximately 21% oxygen, while the most commonly used Nitrox mixture is 32% oxygen (also known as NOAA Nitrox I or EAN32). Diving with enriched air rather than standard air can extend your no decompression limits.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty course materials are included with the class and are yours to keep. - - How far will you take this diving thing? It's up to you. With PADI Specialty Diver Programs you can chart your course for a colorful collection of awesome dives. Sure, your PADI certification opens up the oceans and lakes to you, but the PADI Specialty Dives take the underwater adventure to depths that will stir your soul. Achieving PADI Specialty ratings can take anywhere from as little as one day to a full weekend -but this is all hands-on, so you'll be diving right from the start.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Manual included and yours to keep.    

Not an extra fee

PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty Prerequisite:
  • Minimum age 15

  • PADI Open Water certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)

Course Fee: $159 - includes PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty Manual and certification fees.
(Fee and cancellation policy)
What do I need to do before class?:
Read the PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty manual and complete the knowledge reviews. You also need to complete a PADI Student Record File (which includes a Medical Statement).  If you answer yes to any of the medical history questions, we must require a signed physicians approval before you participate. You can download and review the PADI Medical Statement here. Please print a copy to take to your physician for their approval and signature if required.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty classes are held at our location in Eagan, Minnesota.

How do I register for a class?
You can register for your class over the phone with a credit card (pre-payment required) or by stopping in at either Scuba Center location.
 

Certification courses offered at Scuba Center in Eagan, Minnesota 2017 PADI Enriched Air Specialty schedule: Wed. evenings; 7:00 - 10:00pm

      The PADI Enriched Air Diver course online includes all the knowledge development requirements for the course. You'll also have unlimited access to the PADI Enriched Air Diver manual online for reference after you have completed the course.
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