PADI Wreck Diver
Why PADI Wreck Diver
The lure of exploring sunken vessels, airplanes and automobiles is
something most divers can't resist. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty
course introduces you to wreck diving and helps you develop the skills
and knowledge necessary for safe and fun wreck diving.
What are the prerequisites?
PADI Adventure Diver certification (or qualifying certification from
another organisation) plus the minimum age is 15 years old. If the
wreck used for training is in water over 18 metres deep, the Deep Diver
rating is recommended.
What will I do?
You'll learn about the planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
of wreck diving, limited to within the light zone and witin 40 metres of
the surface, vertical and horizontal distance included. The preparation and use of lights, air supplies,
special equipment, penetration lines and reels together with
limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures.
There are four open water dives taken over two days.
Where can I go from here?
You can apply this Specialty course towards your Master Scuba Diver