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Advanced Nitrox Diver

This Program is designed to extend the diver’s knowledge in the use of Nitrox for Recreational diving. It further develops diving skills and provides a greater understanding of the Nitrox concept of diving.

This program qualifies divers to 42 meters and complete a maximum of 15 minutes of required decompression stops.


  • Nitrox Diver
  • IANTD Deep Diver
  • Minimum of 30 logged dives or sufficient experience to satisfy the instructor that the student has the ability and knowledge to continue into this level of training.
  • Minimum age: 15 years

Course Content

  • A confined water session proceeds all Open Water dives.
  • 4 Open Water dives, 2 of which must be to depths between 30 and 42 meters
  • If combined with a Deep Diver Program 6 or more dives, 3 dives must be
    made to depths between 30 and 42 meters.
  • Students are taught the use of Nitrox mixtures to a maximum of 40% oxygen for the non decompression portions of the dive and up to 100% for decompression to a maximum of 1.5 PO2 for decompression.
  • 4 days

Required Materials and Equipment

  • IANTD Advanced Nitrox Diver Student Kit.
  • Twin tanks and regulators
  • Pony or stage cylinder
  • SMB and reel
  • See full equipment requirements

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