course prerequisites

Training Prerequisites


Age Requirements

must be 10 years old.

Course Duration

The Recommended duration of the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course is typically around 3 to 4 hours.

The course is also performance-based so we do not like to rush especially when it comes to Emergency Oxygen. we want to make sure everyone is safe and fully understands the skills of the day.

Required PADI Course Materials

For your course you will need the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Manual

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If you had to break out the o2 to the you know what to do?

The PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider.

Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you’re ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.

The following PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.

Course Overview

There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course – it’s open to everyone. Scuba divers, snorkelers and anyone who is around divers – boat crew, lifeguards, etc. – will benefit from having this training.

What you learn

You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen. Then you’ll practice:

Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment.

Deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver.

Using a pocket mask on a nonbreathing diver.

How can you start learning now?

enroll in the course and get your PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Manual. Read the manual before class as directed by your instructor in preparation for skill practice.