Tec Gas Blender Instructor
Tec Gas Blenders are a critical component to both recreational and technical diving alike, not only do they provide us our nitrox and trimix, they provide an unseen blanket of safety by keeping equipment to the required level of function and cleanliness. Being able to train Tec Gas Blenders enables you to increase the level of safety inside any dive center that your students work or dive in.
Tec Gas Blender Training is available for both Enriched Air Nitrox, and Trimix. We use a variety of blending methods to get you the best experience possible.
The user level course covers the topics listed below, our goal on the instructor program is to ensure you are able to safely guide your students towards these goals, and have the requisite knowledge and skill expected of a Tec Gas Blender Instructor;
- Gas properties
- O2 compatibility
- O2 cleanliness
- O2 service
- Cleaning and verification
- Blending EANx
- Blending Trimix (optional, you can choose to be certified EANx or TMx Gas Blender Instructor)
You must be
- A teaching status PADI Instructor (OWSI or higher)
- An Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor
- A certified Gas Blender
You will need a copy of the PADI Tec Gas Blender student manual, and the Tec Gas Blender Instructor guide. A reliable gas blending app or software is recommended, we use multi-decos blending feature. We will provide you with additional non course related reading when you book your courses via our online classroom.
The course cost is 10,000.00 PHP, helium is not included, if you wish to be certified to teach Trimix blending you will be charged cost price per litter for any helium used, ask us for current costs of helium when booking. Also not included are the PADI registration fees, and the instructor manual, please ask us for up to date costs on these when booking.
We have a limited number of twin bed fan dormitory rooms for 2500 PHP per person, per week. These come with a kitchenette and bathroom, simple backpacker style.
If you prefer something else we work with a number of local resorts and hotels, or you might like to check services like, AirBNB we can help with local information if needed.
A typical hotel room starts from 1500 per night and up, the average would be around 2000 PHP. A typical self service monthly rental room or studio from 10,000 PHP and up, the average around 15000 PHP per month.
See here for more information on accommodation.
Contact the Course Director as early as possible, we can only accept a limited number of students on to each program, it is wise to book your preferred date in advance.
Please provide the following information when you book.
Are you a EANx instructor?
Are you a certified gas blender?