Tec Gas Blender

Learn to to blend enriched air nitrox and helium-blend gases using one or more blending methods.


With the demand for Enriched Air and Tec dives on the rise, more and more divers are requesting blended gases for their dives, which means having your Gas Blender certification will certainly help you to be more employable in the dive industry. The Tec Gas Blender course teaches you to blend enriched air nitrox and helium-blend gases using one or more blending methods.


To enroll on a PADI Tec Gas Blender course, you must:

Be certified as a PADI Enriched Air Diver (or equivalent)
Be over 18 years old

Materials Required

You’ll need to have the Tec Gas Blender manual.

Equipment Required

Everything will be provided by your Instructor during your practical application sessions.

What's Involved in the Course?

The Tec Gas Blender course includes three practical application sessions, but no dives. During independent study and instructor-led review, you learn:

About the advantages and disadvantages of different blending methodologies
To blend enriched air and trimix blends to within one percent of the target mix
About the potential hazards related to handling oxygen, and how to manage those risks
To demonstrate the steps for oxygen cleaning equipment, along with the requirements for oxygen service

How Long Does the Course Take?

Normal duration: 1 day

Why XTC?

Unspoiled location off the beaten track
Diving in a marine park
Incredible biodiversity on dive sites
Dedicated Tec Diving facilities
Quality rental equipment
Full range of courses available
Transparent pricing
Quality training with performance-based courses
Highly-trained staff



At XTC we are committed to making safe and competent Tec divers that are able to meet the course performance requirements in a comfortable and repeatable manner. Tec diving has additional inherent risks (when compared to recreational diving) and we want to minimize these additional risks as much as possible. This means is that our training is performance-based, not time-based, so course prices are based on daily rates and your Instructor will discuss with you if additional training days are required.


Quality training in a quiet "off-the-beaten track" location with purpose-built Tec facilities.



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