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Mixed Gas Blender / Nitrox Gas Blender

Nitrox Gas Blender & Mixed Gas Blender
Want to be able to mix diving gas (nitrogen, oxygen and helium)?

This one-day course provides training in mixing Nitrox (or also helium mixes too). Both courses covers theory, complimented by practice to test skills learned in aspects of mixing gas. Successful candidates will be confident to mix gas to within safe diving tolerances for either Nitrox or also gases using helium.

Entry requirement  
This course is open to BSAC Ocean Divers or acceptable alternative and minimum age of 18.

What you’ll learn
• Nitrox blending (theory and practical)
• Safety precautions
• Practical gas mixing
On the Mixed Gas version of the course there will be the added considerations of blending mixes using helium in diving gas.

Learning materials
Your course pack includes all the learning materials you need for the course. The pack includes the Mixed Gas Blender / Nitrox Gas Blender course manual and a Qualification Card application. Calculation tables can be downloaded (to ensure latest version) to allow gas mixing with variables which are typically encountered.

How to do this course...

If you are a member:
You can do the Mixed Gas Blender / Nitrox Gas Blender course either at a BSAC Regional Event, at a commercial BSAC Centre or in your BSAC club. Not all clubs run their own Mixed Gas Blender / Nitrox Gas Blender courses, please check with your Diving Officer if you are interested.

If you are not a BSAC member:
You can do this course by joining a local BSAC club and training with other club members or through a BSAC Regional Event. Or you could do the course at a BSAC Centre.

Your next steps
After this course you could further your training by doing another Skill Development Courses (SDCs) such as the ones listed below. Or you could progress with a Diver Grade Course.
Sport Mixed Gas Diver
Explorer Mixed Gas Diver
Advanced Mixed Gas Diver

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