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Have you ever wondered how your nitrox cylinders are filled? Do you like the “behind the scenes” look at what makes a dive happen? Take the TDI Nitrox Gas Blender Course to find out how your cylinders get filled with nitrox! The TDI Nitrox Gas Blender Course will take you through the blending of nitrox in an easy-to-understand format.This course provides the training required to competently blend nitrox gas. The objective of this course is to train candidates in the proper techniques, equipment requirements and hazards involved in blending nitrox gases for recreational scuba diving activities.

Who this course is for:

Whether you’re a dive shop employee wanting to learn the proper procedures for nitrox gas blending or a diver interested in the process of nitrox blending procedures, this course will give you an in-depth, behind the scenes perspective on how your cylinder goes from empty to full of nitrox.

Course prerequisites

(these requirements must be met prior to commencement of training):

  • Minimum age 18

What you can expect to learn:

The TDI Nitrox Gas Blender Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more!

  • The responsibility of the Gas Blender
  • Gases of diving
    • Air
    • Oxygen
    • Nitrogen
  • Oxygen handling
    • Oxygen hazards
    • Causes and prevention of oxygen fire
    • Oxygen system design
    • Local regulations for gas blending and handling
  • Gas production equipment
    • Compressors
    • Cylinders
    • Filtration systems
    • Analog gauges
  • Mixing techniques
    • General considerations
    • Continuous blending systems
    • De-nitrogenated air systems
    • Pre-mix system
    • Partial pressure blending mathematics
  • Oxygen analysis
    • Procedures
    • Oxygen analyzers
  • Cylinder handling and sign out

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in the blending of nitrox gasses, without direct supervision of an instructor.

TDI Nitrox Gas Blender minimum certification requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the TDI Nitrox Gas Blender course written examination with an 80% passing grade, followed by 100% remediation by the Instructor
  • Candidates must successfully blend and analyze 5 nitrox cylinders
  • Demonstrate understanding of nitrox blending and oxygen analysis
  Start Date Course Location End Date Max. Places   Price    
14 Dec 2018 OW-CW 12/14/2018 Farmington Y Motor City Scuba - Classroom 16 Dec 2018 8 US$ 349.00

Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers

Orientation and Equipment Assembly
Fri 14 Dec 2018
18:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Fri 14 Dec 2018
20:00
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sat 15 Dec 2018
10:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 15 Dec 2018
14:30
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 15 Dec 2018
15:15
60 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sun 16 Dec 2018
10:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 1
Sun 16 Dec 2018
13:00
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 16 Dec 2018
13:00
45 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 16 Dec 2018
14:00
45 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 16 Dec 2018
16:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy Schmieding

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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15 Dec 2018 SR 12/15/2018 Farmington Y 15 Dec 2018 3 US$ 139.00

Refresher / Scuba Review

Confined Water 1
Sun 16 Dec 2018
12:00
04 hours 00 minutes
Farmington Y
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe Jr

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15 Dec 2018 ABC 12/15/2018 Farmington Y Motor City Scuba 15 Dec 2018 2 US$ 139.00

Advanced Buoyancy Control - SDI

Scuba IQ Review
Sat 15 Dec 2018
12:00
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Dive 1
Sat 15 Dec 2018
13:00
-780 minutes
Farmington Y
Dive 2
Sat 15 Dec 2018
14:30
-870 minutes
Farmington Y
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy Mazzara

Pool Course

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15 Dec 2018 FRTIInst 12/15/2018 15 Dec 2018 8 -

FRTI Instructor

Oreintation
Sat 15 Dec 2018
13:00
30 minutes
Theory
Sat 15 Dec 2018
13:30
30 minutes
Practical Application
Sat 15 Dec 2018
14:00
60 minutes
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael Poggione

SDI Crossover - GAP Program

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19 Dec 2018 SDIEQUI 12/19/2018 Motor City Scuba - Back Room Motor City Scuba - Classroom 19 Dec 2018 8 US$ 139.00

Equipment Specialist - SDI

Classroom Session
Wed 19 Dec 2018
18:00
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Workshop
Wed 19 Dec 2018
18:30
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
Exam
Wed 19 Dec 2018
21:30
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael Poggione

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11 Jan 2019 OW-CW 1/11/2019 Livonia Y Motor City Scuba - Classroom 13 Jan 2019 4 US$ 349.00

Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers

Orientation and Equipment Assembly
Fri 18 Jan 2019
18:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Classroom Session
Fri 18 Jan 2019
19:00
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Exam / Quick Review
Sat 19 Jan 2019
10:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Sat 19 Jan 2019
13:00
30 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 19 Jan 2019
13:30
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 19 Jan 2019
14:30
02 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sun 20 Jan 2019
10:00
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 20 Jan 2019
11:00
60 minutes
Livonia Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 20 Jan 2019
12:30
03 hours 00 minutes
Livonia Y
Classroom Session
Sun 20 Jan 2019 to Fri 18 Jan 2019
16:00
-2760 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael PoggioneMichelle Robinson

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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15 Jan 2019 ICE 1/15/2019 Motor City Scuba 26 Jan 2019 6 US$ 278.00

Ice Diver - SDI

Scuba IQ Review
Tue 15 Jan 2019
18:30
02 hours 30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Dive 1
Sun 20 Jan 2019
Dive 2
Sat 26 Jan 2019
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael PoggioneMichelle Robinson

Dives will be offered on the 20th and the 26th. Dive location TBD.

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16 Jan 2019 SDIEQUI 1/16/2019 Motor City Scuba - Classroom 16 Jan 2019 6 US$ 139.00

Equipment Specialist - SDI

Classroom Session
Wed 16 Jan 2019
18:00
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Workshop
Wed 16 Jan 2019
18:30
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Exam
Wed 16 Jan 2019
21:30
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael PoggioneMichelle Robinson

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18 Jan 2019 OW-CW 1/18/2019 Farmington Y Motor City Scuba - Classroom 20 Jan 2019 8 US$ 349.00

Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers

Orientation and Equipment Assembly
Fri 18 Jan 2019
18:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Swim Tests
Fri 18 Jan 2019
20:00
30 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sat 19 Jan 2019
10:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 19 Jan 2019
14:30
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 19 Jan 2019
15:15
60 minutes
Farmington Y
Classroom Session
Sun 20 Jan 2019
10:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Confined Water Dive 1
Sun 20 Jan 2019
13:00
90 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 4
Sun 20 Jan 2019
13:00
45 minutes
Farmington Y
Confined Water Dive 5
Sun 20 Jan 2019
14:00
45 minutes
Farmington Y
Exam / Quick Review
Sun 20 Jan 2019
16:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Classroom
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael PoggioneMichelle Robinson

Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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19 Jan 2019 FRTIInst 1/19/2019 19 Jan 2019 8 -

FRTI Instructor

Oreintation
Sat 19 Jan 2019
13:00
30 minutes
Theory
Sat 19 Jan 2019
13:30
30 minutes
Practical Application
Sat 19 Jan 2019
14:00
60 minutes
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael PoggioneMichelle Robinson

SDI Crossover - GAP Program

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26 Jan 2019 OW-CW 1/26/2019 Motor City Scuba Walled Lake Central High School 16 Mar 2019 8 US$ 349.00

Confined Water Training for Open Water Divers

Orientation and Equipment Assembly
Sat 26 Jan 2019
10:00
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 26 Jan 2019
11:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Central High School
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 02 Feb 2019
11:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Central High School
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 09 Feb 2019
11:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Central High School
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 02 Mar 2019
11:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Central High School
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 09 Mar 2019
11:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Central High School
Classroom Session
Sat 16 Mar 2019
10:00
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Classroom Session
Sat 16 Mar 2019
10:00
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Exam / Quick Review
Sat 16 Mar 2019
10:00
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 16 Mar 2019
11:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Walled Lake Central High School
Instructor(s): Scott SuryanTimothy SchmiedingRichard Stavoe JrAndy MazzaraMichael PoggioneMichelle Robinson

6-Week Saturday Course. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study.

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26 Jan 2019 OW-CW 1/26/2019