PADI EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST
Do you wish you had the knowledge to adjust your diving equipment to your own needs? Would you like to know how to look after your diving kit or do minor repairs such as wetsuit tears? Do you wish you had a better understanding of how your dive gear works?
The PADI Equipment Specialty familiarises divers with the basic functions of scuba equipment and its operation.
The course also covers recommendations for caring and maintaining your kit. Common problems will be discussed and how to get your dive gear serviced professionally.
Although the PADI Equipment Specialty course will not certify you to repair kit, it will give you the foundation of knowledge to progress onto industry standard courses, should you wish to?
The theory, principles and operation of diving equipment.
Routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures and equipment storage.
Common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures.
Simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new equipment.
You must be certified as a PADI Scuba Diver/PADI Junior Scuba Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organisation similar to that of a PADI Scuba Diver/PADI Junior Scuba Diver)
Be 15 years of age or older
Knowledge development is based on a self-study method, allowing you to study in your own time, at your own pace. Home study is backed up by an academic session with your PADI Instructor, to ensure full understanding of the course material.
PADI Equipment Specialist Course Materials
PADI Certification Fee
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If you have completed 5 PADI Specialties & the PADI Rescue Diver course and have 50 logged dives, you qualify to register as a PADI Master Scuba Diver, the highest non-professional diver rating within PADI.
Frequently asked questions
Can I service Scuba equipment after I have certified.
No, this course will give you a better understanding about the care and simple maintenance of your dive equipment but does not qualify you to service dive equipment. All dive equipment should be serviced by a professional in line with the manufacturers guidelines.