Tec Gas Blender / Tec Gas Blender Instructor

Tec Gas Blender Course
(for certified divers)

In this course you will learn to blend enriched air and trimix gas within 1% of the target mix according to the oxygen content by following accepted safety protocols and standards.

After the course, you'll be able to list the advantages and disadvantages of different blending methodologies as well as explain the potential hazards related to handling oxygen and other gases, and how to manage those hazards.

Besides that, you'll be able to explain the steps for cleaning the oxygen equipment such as cylinders, regulators, partial pressure blending systems, etc. and describe the requirements for oxygen use. Finally, you will learn about five methods of obtaining the desired enriched air nitrox mix and the various methods used to obtain proper helium mixes.


1 day, expanding knowledge & blending, no open water dives!


EANx (Nitrox) User, PADI or equivalent


Tec Gas Blender Manual (not included!)


excluding PADI Material:   120.-


Tec Gas Blender Instructor Course
(for Tec Gas Blenders and Instructors)

If you are an instructor already, and have completed a Tec Gas Blender course as well, you have the opportunity to become Tec Gas Blender Instructor and train your students to blend enriched air.

In this one-day program we will introduce the course materials provided by PADI to teach this course effectively. Apart from that, we will suggest ideas how to organize and market the course.

Actually, this course is an absolute MUST for all Tec instructors!


1 day.


  • Renewed PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor or higher.
  • PADI EANx Specialty Instructor.
  • Tec Gas Blender or equivalent.

Materials for the Instructor Course: (not included!)

  • Tec Gas Blender Manual
  • Tec Gas Blender Instructor Guide
  • Tec Gas Blender Final Exam
  • Tec Gas Blender Lessons Guides


The Tec Gas Blender is certified with a PIC, which is included in the course price.
The Tec Gas Blender Instructor course has the same fee as a Specialty Instructor: €27,50 + tax (price 2013).


excluding PADI Material:  200.-

Important Note

For your personal safety, all PADI students must complete a medical statement prior to commencing a course. If none of the listed conditions apply, you sign the form and are ready to start. If any of them affect you, as a safety precaution, a physician must examine you and sign a medical form that confirms that you’re fit to dive, dated within the last 12 months. Click here to see the form.

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