PADI Search and Recovery Diver
Why PADI Search and Recovery Diver?
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
What are the prerequisites?
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification
(or qualifying certification from another organisation) OR PADI Open
Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver AND PADI Underwater Navigation
certifications (or qualifying certification from another organisation)
Minimum age: 12 years old.
What will I do?
You'll learn search and recovery dive planning, organisation,
procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also cover limited
visibility, search patterns and safe object recovery using lift devices.
How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: 24 hours
Minimum Open Water Training: four dives over two days
What will I need?
Search and Recovery-Pack, which includes manual, video and log insert
Where can I go from here?
You can apply this Specialty course towards your Master Scuba Diver