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
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
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