SSI Enriched Air Nitrox

Dive Safer, Dive Smarter, Dive Longer...


New Wave Diving’s Nitrox Course program includes;

  • SSI EANx Diving License - recognized Worldwide
  • Option to Finish at Sail Rock
  • SSI Online Manual & Plastic Certification Card
  • FREE Insurance
  • Pickup service from pier on arrival
  • Nitrox made in house - see the process
  • Includes all equipment rentals
  • Maximum group size of 4:1



The PADI and SSI Nitrox (Enriched Air) Course can now be taken as part of the Open Water Diver Course, and any level beyond. This recent change was introduced after the numerous safety advantages of diving with Nitrox were realized.

The Enriched Air Diver course is SSI’s most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because Scuba Diving with Enriched Air Nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an Enriched Air Nitrox Diver.

During this course you’ll learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations. During a practical session, and two optional scuba dives, you’ll;NITROX-COURSE

  • Discuss Oxygen Exposure
  • Analyze Cylinder O2 Contents
  • Learn how to pair your Dive Computer

New Wave Diving visit Sail Rock everyday, which is the best dive site in the entire Gulf of Thailand. All Nitrox Divers receive Free Nitrox at Sail Rock, and so it's very common for divers to join us for the Nitrox Course in the afternoon and then head to Sail Rock the following morning for 2 dives that make the most of this incredible dive site. 

New Wave Diving offer a maximum group size of 4 students to 1 of our experienced instructors, assuring that each student receives ample attention, allowing them to qualify as a more than competent diver while have great, safe fun! If smaller instruction is desired, please request on the email and we are happy to arrange! 

The Schedule

The New Wave Enriched Air Nitrox Diver Course is designed to be flexible, and we offer it as such. However, please see below for a sample schedule which includes the 2 optional dives;

Day 1 14:00 - 18:00 Course Oientation, Paperwork & Theory
Day 2 06:00 - 13:00 2 x Optional Nitrox Dives @ Sail Rock

Nitrox Diver Course Price:

5,500 THB - Theory Only
7,200 THB - 2 Dives Included

How to proceed?

There's 2 simple options - the first, follow the book now links and all will be straightforward. You will be taken to Paypal to place a deposit, after which you will receive an email confirmation of your booking, usually within 10 hours. We start courses every day, so don't worry about the start date!

Alternatively, send us an email and see what we can do to help. Maybe you're unsure if you want to join a course, or perhaps your timings or commitments make the above schedule not possible. No worries - simply tell us what's on your mind and we will do whatever we can! 

What's Next?

The Enriched Air Diver License certifies you to dive around the world and enjoy the benefits of using Nitrox.  

After having achieved this qualification there are a few routes to continue.

Firstly, you may decide to continue Fun Diving with us, and continue using Nitrox. All ex-students receive a discounted rate of 20% on all continuing dives that they do with us, as a way of us saying thanks!

Secondly, you may decide to continue learning more about the various environments in which we dive by pursuing the corresponding Specialty Diver Coursethe most popular of these being the Deep Diver Specialty, which certifies you to 40m, and the Wreck Diver Specialty, which allows you explore the inside of wrecks.

These 3 specialties create our most popular diving package - the World Diver Package - Deep, Wreck and Nitrox all in combination with each other. 

With both of these last two options, we also like to say thanks for completing the Nitrox Diver Course with us, and offer 10% Discount from this course. 



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