Basic Nitrox

Basic Nitrox Course (1 day)

The PSA Nitrox Diver Course is designed for those divers who wish to utilise enriched air (Nitrox) at oxygen concentrations up to and including 40% by volume (EAN40) as a breathing gas to the limit fo their sport diving qualification or 130fsw/40msw. There is no decompression diving on this course, but safety stops are required at 6m for 3mins.


Course Cost

PSA Basic Nitrox - £185 - 1 Day inc 2 Dives. Or £120 Theory ONLY.


Course Format

PSA One-day theory based course (2 dives recommended but not required*)

*PSA Instructors may waive the dives if he/she makes a written exception on the diver's record based on diving background and experience to maintain proper buoyancy and recognition of maximum operating depths.


Course content

History of Enriched Air Diving

Physical Principles of Enrcihed Air Diving

Physiological Principles of Enriched Air Diving

Equipment for Enriched Air Diving

Dive Planning

Methods of generating Nitrox

Using Nitrox



Open Water Diver, 15yrs old