Learn effective ways to find objects underwater and how to bring them safely to the surface.
Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them safely to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.
Find lost items and lift them to the surface. It’s fun to use the lift bag. Not only are these skills fun, but very practical and ultimately useful because eventually, you’ll lose something in the water. As a Search and Recovery Diver, you’ll know how to search for and recover it.
What You Will Learn.
- Search and recovery dive planning, organisation, procedures, techniques and how to deal with potential problem.
- How to locate large and small objects using search patterns.
- How to use a lift bag and other recovery methods.
- Limited visibility search techniques.
On completion you will be awarded the PADI Search and Recovery Speciality qualification. If you wish, this can be accredited as one of the five speciality ratings necessary to attain to achieve the highest non-instructional qualification on the PADI curriculum – Master Scuba Diver.
Advanced Open Water Diver (or Junior Advanced Open Water) or equivalent.