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SEARCH AND RECOVERY DIVER SPECIALTY INSTRUCTOR Specialty Course

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty Instructor

The next time someone loses an item underwater, you can be the hero that finds the missing object.

In the PADI® Search and Recovery course, you’ll learn how to find lost objects underwater. You’ll practice different types of underwater search patterns and learn how to use a lift bag as you plan and execute mock search operations.

The Course

Finding items underwater is both challenging and rewarding. You need to know how to gather information, organize a search and choose an effective underwater search pattern. Your PADI Instructor will give you practice scenarios to build and hone your skills. You'll gain insight and practical experience as you learn about:

How to plan a search operation, find things underwater using underwater search patterns, Improve your navigation skills and recover lost items using a lift bag

The Scuba Gear You Use

All the equipment you will need is included in the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specality Course. You'll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask and snorkel, fins, a wetsuit, a buoyancy compensating jacket (BCD) that carries your weights and scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. 

The Learning Materials

PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever, wherever it's convenient for you. It's your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor whenever you have a question.

eLearning time commitment: 3 Hours

Prerequisites

To take participate in the PADI Search and Recovery Specality Course you must be at least 15 years old, and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or PADI Freediver and have completed the EFR Primary and Secondary Care course within 24 months are eligible to take the PADI Adaptive Support Diver course.

Medical Requirements

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical Form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.

If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).

Your Next Adventure

Once you complete the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specality Course , you'll want to check out PADI Master Scuba Diver.

Getting Started

This is one of our specialist course and we run them as custom courses to enrol please book the holding course below making your purchase online through our website.

You will then receive an email asking for some more details to get you registered and also offering some help to get you started with your online materials. We will contact you to arrange more details on logistics of your course, such where to be and when.

If you are unsure simply contact us to discuss this further.

Other Course Options

If you not ready to start your in water training or you are thinking of going abroad to do your training then you can start your scuba training digitally whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you. PADI eLearning is the easiest way to fit scuba lessons into your busy schedule. Work at your own pace, online or offline, using your computer or mobile device. Schedule in-water training whenever you’re ready. Get your eLearning today

Additional Costs

Dive site entry from £15- £25 per day

  Course Type Location   Price    
Search and Recovery Diver Specialty Instructor Uk Diving Academy £ 150.00

Knowledge Development
Wed 19 Jan 2022
20:10
Uk Diving Academy

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