The Hypoxic Trimix course provides the training required to competently and safely utilize breathing gases containing helium for dives that require staged decompression, utilizing nitrox and / or oxygen (O₂) mixtures during decompression to a maximum depth of 100 metres / 330 feet. The objective of this course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards and proper procedures of utilizing custom oxygen / helium / nitrogen mixtures as breathing gases.
Please note: Because the only north-Florida dive sites which offer the necessary depth for this training, you must be certified to the full Cave Diver level and have a Cave DPV rating. If students wish to take the course in the ocean, destination travel can be arranged.
Certification is through NAUI, IANTD.
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have at least 100 logged dives with 25 dives deeper than 100 feet.
- Be certified to the Normoxic Trimix Level
- Be certified to the full Cave Diver level or equivalent – unless taking in the ocean
- This course generally takes five days and requires a minimum of 300 minutes bottom time.