Whether it’s a missing O-ring, broken fin strap or a tear in the wetsuit, this course teaches you how to manage basic repairs on scuba equipment and how to take care of simple adjustments. Don’t miss out on a dive, because of malfunctioning equipment.
Who should take this course?
The PADI Equipment Specialty Course is for those divers who want to learn how to repair minor issues on scuba diving equipment. It gives insight into how scuba gear works, shows you how to deal with difficulties that might arise while diving and deal with minor repairs at the dive site. Knowing your scuba gear is in good condition makes you feel more comfortable using it.
What will you learn?
During this course, we will look at:
How to maintain and store your scuba equipment
How to repair minor problems (changing O-rings, a broken fin strap etc.)
Learn about common problems with some equipment configurations
Get suggestions and recommendations about equipment configuration
What scuba gear you will use?
You can bring your own scuba equipment along, or use our examples of scuba gear to work with in the classroom
What learning material do you require?
The PADI Equipment Specialty Touch manual can be downloaded to your tablet or mobile device (English language only)
Alternatively, you can use as a reference guide, The Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving
Participants must be 10 years of age, or older
PADI (Junior) Scuba Diver or higher, or equivalent from another training agency
Participants under the age of 18 years must have parent or guardian consent