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PADI Equipment Specialist

Why PADI Equipment Specialist?
Whether it's a regulator problem, a wet
suit tear or a broken mask strap, the
Equipment Specialist course can help.
This Specialty course prepares you for
the basic equipment maintenance, care and
adjustments you'll encounter every day.
In addition, you'll get the valuable
background on equipment repair and purchase,
making you better able to protect your investment.

What are the prerequisites?
PADI Scuba Diver, Junior Scuba Diver, PADI Open Water Diver, Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organisation). Minimum age: 12 years old (10 for PADI Junior Scuba Diver and PADI Junior Open Water Diver)

During your PADI Equipment Specialist program, you'll familiarise yourself with the operation and maintenance of your personal equipment. Your instructor might also provide the opportunity to review new or unfamiliar dive equipment.

The program is not an equipment repair program but it does give you:
Theory, principles and operation of dive equipment Routine recommended care and maintenance procedures Common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures Simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new equipment

How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: six

What will I need?
The Scuba Equipment Care & Maintenance book

Where can I go from here?
You can apply this Specialty course towards your Master Scuba Diver rating.


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