Don't Miss another dive because of gear problems...
Whether it's a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments. As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you'll encounter every day.
How would you like to extend the life of your equipment by 5 years? In this specialty course, you will learn the general operating principles of regulators, depth gauges, power inflators, dump valves and tank valves. Gain the ability to perform quick repairs on the dive site. You will have a hands on training in the care & maintenance on all of your equipment. We show you how to efficiently put together a spare parts kit and demonstrate on how to properly transport and store all of your scuba equipment.
So gather up your equipment and bring it in. If you don’t have your own equipment, we will provide you with equipment to use. If you have your own equipment or are looking to buy your equipment, then this specialty is the one to sign up for. Don't miss a dive due to gear issues.
The more you know about how your dive gear works, the more
- Comfortable you are with it
- Performance you get from it
- You can care for it
What You Learn...
- Review the theory, principles and operation of scuba diving equipment
- Learn about routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage
- How to overcome common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures (may include a demonstration of repair procedures)
- Gain simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new gear (may include optional confined water dive to try new or unfamiliar equipment)
What You Need...
All of your equipment. If you do not have your own, we will provide you with equipment to work on.
- PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)