SSI Gas Blender Nitrox Speciality at Dive Rutland

SSI Gas Blender

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SSI Gas Blender

The Enriched Air Diver course is the most popular diver speciality course and the number of technical divers is on the rise,which means that lots of scuba divers want enriched air and gas blends.  So, there needs to be someone qualified to administer these fills to meet this demand.  This is where the Gas Blender course comes in.

The programme can can result in one of two certifications – SSI Gas Blender or SSI Trimix Blender

Are you looking to work as a Dive Professional be that in a Dive Centre / Resort or on a super yacht, then this is a key skill requirement complete the course and can expand your career prospect.

What Do I need to start on the Gas Blender course?

You must be:-

  1. A certified Enriched Air Diver (or equivalent); and
  2. Aged 18 or over

What will you learn on the Gas Blender course?

  1. Knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of different blending methodologies.
  2. Understanding of the potential hazards related to handling oxygen, and how to manage those hazards.
  3. Explain the steps for oxygen cleaning.
  4. Describe the requirements for oxygen service.
  5. You will complete practical elements resulting in your blending mixes to within one percent of the target mix

What will you gain from attending the Gas Blender course?

Completing this course give you a full appreciation of the safety protocols, risks and hazards of handling gas mixtures as well as increased understanding of the gas you are breathing or planning to use.

Practical application of completing Enriched Air fills using Partial Blending practises 

What materials will you use on the Gas Blender course?

As part of the course you use the SSI online academics provided on signup to your course for you to complete the relevant Knowledge Reviews, which you will review with your Instructor during your classroom session

How long does the Gas Blender course take?

6 - 8 Hourse

Dates Advertised or No Dates Advertised

Our courses are running pretty much all of the time, so if a course is advertised and the date does not work for you or no date is advertised just get in touch and we can arrange for dates that are mutually convenient.

Prior to any Diver training course students need to complete a Mandatory Medical Questionaire.

Please ensure that you have read the Medical Statement and are sure that you will be able to commence any diver training PRIOR to paying as our Training Terms Conditions apply after payment has been made.

A doctor's confirmation of fitness to dive is required if you answer YES to any medical condition on the Medical Statement.

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I cannot rate Dive Rutland high enough. Tracey, Bridget and all the team have shown me unending patience and understanding and I have got my open water certification. Thank you to you all for sharing your knowledge and tips. Can't wait to start my next course.

Carrie Spence

Northampton, UK


We are lucky to have a top notch Dive school on our doorstep in the form of Dive Rutland, My thanks to Bridget my instructor for her endless enthusiasm both in the theory and the practical applications of diving. Then to Tracey again for your skill and excellent support and for putting together a great community of divers who have helped and supported us.

Trikes of Bytham

Bytham, UK


Friendly, professional and committed to ensuring you get the best diving training and diving experiences, whilst upholding the highest of standards. Tracey and her team offer everything you need from newbie to experienced diver. Highly recommended.

Joanna Aitkens

Leicester, UK