Search and Recovery Diver Speciality Course


Qualification: Search and Recovery Diver Speciality
Min Age: 12
Requirements: (Jr.) Advanced Open Water or qualifying rating or (Jr.) Openwater Diver with PADI Underwater Navigator Speciality
Learning Materials: Search and Recovery Crew Pack (DVD & Manual)
Scuba Gear You'll Need: Basic Scuba Gear, Underwater Compass, Lift Bag
Duration: One Day

SR1The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Course

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 to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.

The Fun Part

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 Learn

  • Search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and how to deal with potential problems How to locate large and small objects using search patterns.
  • How to use a lift bag and other recovery methods Limited visibility search techniques.