.Is your scuba gear in good shape and well maintained? Whether it’s a missing O-ring, a broken fin strap or a tear in the wetsuit, you will learn how to fix it. During the PADI Equipment Specialty course, learn how to manage basic repairs on scuba equipment. Understand how to take care of simple adjustments and minor problems. Don’t miss out on a dive, because of malfunctioning equipment. Becoming a certified PADI Equipment Specialist prepares you for basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you encounter on a day to day basis. In addition, you will find out how scuba equipment functions and learn background information on repairs. The more you understand about your equipment, the more comfortable you are with it.
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 within the classroom
What learning material do you require?
The PADI Equipment Specialty Touch manual eLearning 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