Technical instruction, due to its inherently high-risk nature, is offered only to those individuals who the instructor believes meets the minimum basic requirements of:

a) sound psychological attitude as to the nature of technical diving

b) good physical conditioning

c) financial resources adequate to obtain the appropriate equipment and training necessary to execute the dives safely.

All technical classes are knowledge and performance based.  In-water skills must be performed to the level required. Enrolling in one of these classes is no guarantee for certification.


Examines the use of EAN mixtures using 22 - 100% O2 for optimal mixes on dives down to 150 feet.


Minimum of 25 total logged dives (excluding training dives)

Nitrox certification

Minimum of 15 logged nitrox dives (excluding nitrox training dives)

Required Equipment:

Standard scuba tank with pony bottle setup for backup or

Standard scuba tank with H-valve for redundant regulator or

Double tank setup with isolation manifold


* All tanks must be properly cleaned and labeled for EAN mixtures

Two complete regulators properly cleaned for EAN mixtures

Depth gauge and automatic bottom timer (or computer)


* Two computers or bottom timers recommended

Exposure suit adequate for the environment to be dove

Access to an O2 analyzer

Lift bag and reel


Course Requirements:

6 hours classroom

4 dives for 100 minutes of bottom time

2 dives in excess of 100 feet


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