TDI Advanced Nitrox Course in Playa del Carmen

Do you want to start on the path to technical diving? Tired of always having to end your dives because your bottom time ran out? If that's the case, then join us for the TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver Course in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

The TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver course is perfect for the diver who wants to stay in the water significantly longer without incurring any decompression obligations by breathing enriched air mixes from 21% to 100% with a maximum depth of 40 meters (or whatever the maximum depth for your mix is).

The TDI Advanced Nitrox course is the first level you will need to reach in order to progress through other technical diving courses. It is a prerequisite for TDI Decompression Procedures and for all Closed-Circuit Rebreather Courses.

Who this course is for:

  • The certified nitrox diver looking to expand their understanding of nitrox mixtures containing more than 40% oxygen
  • The certified nitrox diver looking to expand their in-water skills
  • The certified diver who has interest in moving forward with technical diving education

What you can expect to learn:

Advanced Nitrox picks up where TDI Nitrox leaves off and offers a more in-depth look at diving with nitrox including:

  • Physics and physiology relating to diving with gas mixes containing more than 40% oxygen
  • Gas planning, dive tables, dive computers, oxygen limitations, nitrogen limitations
  • Equipment considerations, cylinder labeling, analyzing nitrox mixtures, gas blending procedures, and oxygen service ratings for using gases with more than 40% oxygen

Some of the skills you will complete in this course include:

  • Demonstrate buoyancy control; ability to hover at fixed position in water column without moving hands or feet
  • Show good awareness of buddy and other team members through communication, proximity, and team oriented dive practices
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage free flow from primary regulator in controlled fashion, shut down cycle, and switch to back up regulator
  • Conduct appropriate safety stop while maintaining neutral buoyancy
  • Demonstrate the ability to share air with buddy as both recipient and donor in a controlled manner while maintaining position in the water column
  • Demonstrate correct body position; appropriate trim, such as horizontal/streamlined when moving forward
  • Demonstrate proper stress analysis with self and dive buddy
  • Advanced Nitrox Course Playa del Carmen

What’s in it for you?

  • Ability to dive using EAN 21 through 100 percent oxygen provided:
    • The diving activities approximate those of training
    • The areas of activities approximate those of training
    • Environmental conditions approximate those of training
  • Ability to enroll in TDI Decompression Procedures, TDI Semi-closed Rebreather courses, TDI Closed Circuit rebreather courses

TDI Advanced Nitrox Diver minimum certification requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the TDI Advanced Nitrox course and written examination
  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate mature, sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution


3 Day Minimum $250/Day

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Course prerequisites

(these requirements must be met prior to the start of the course):

  • Minimum age 18
  • Minimum certification of TDI Nitrox Diver or equivalent
  • Proof of minimum 85 logged open water dives

Prices Include:

  • Transportation to and from the cenote(s) (if full cave certified) or to the boat staging beach departing from our dive center in Playa del Carmen
  • Weights if needed
  • Bottled water

Not Included:

  • Manual
  • High Oxygen Mixes
  • Entry/Boat Fees (15-40 USD/Day)
  • Certification Fees
  • Lunch
  • Personal Diving Equipment