Advanced Gas Blender
- Duration: 1 Days (approx.)
- Location: South Townsville, QLD
- Product code: PNPETE
Are you ready to progress on as a Gas Blender? The Advanced Gas Blender Course picks up where you left off in the previous sequence in training, the Nitrox Gas Blender course. After successful completion of the Advanced Gas Blender course, you will be able to engage in the blending of oxygen and helium based gases. The objective of this course is to train candidates in the proper procedures needed for the preparation and blending of high quality nitrox and trimix gases for use in technical diving. The Advanced Gas Blender course will take you through this process in an easy-to-understand format.
Who is this course for?Whether you’re a dive shop employee wanting to learn the proper procedures for advanced gas blending or a diver interested in the process of advanced level blending, this course will give you an in-depth, behind the scenes perspective on how your cylinder goes from empty to full of nitrox or trimix gases.
- Minimum age 18
- Provide proof of certification as a Nitrox Gas Blender or equivalent
What you can expect to learn and what's in it for you:
The Advanced Gas Blender Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more!
- The Responsibility of the Gas Blender
- Gases of diving
- Oxygen handling
- Oxygen hazards
- Causes and prevention of oxygen fire
- Oxygen system design
- Local regulations for gas blending and handling
- Gas production equipment
- Filtration systems
- Analog gauges
- Mixing techniques
- General considerations
- Continuous blending systems
- De-nitrogenated air systems
- Pre-mix system
- Partial pressure blending mathematics
- Oxygen analysis
- Oxygen analyzers
- Cylinder handling and sign out
Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in the blending of custom gas mixtures, without direct supervision of an Instructor.
Day #1- 10:00am to 4:00pm (Theory, Blending, Exam)