PADI Search & Recovery Specialist

Pre-requisites: PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old can enroll in the Search and Recover Diver course. PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification also qualify.
Pricing: £195 inc. manuals, all equipment hire and certification card.
How many dives: Usually takes 3-4 dives over 1 or 2 days
Need more info: regarding Search & Recovery specialty? EMAIL – US 

During three or four scuba dives you’ll practice:

  • Gathering information and resources, then carefully planning a search are the first important steps you learn.
  • Swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation.
  • Locating large and small objects using various search patterns.
  • Using a lift bag for large or heavy objects, plus other recovery methods.
  • Planning a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask us about earning credits.

I have this qualification, what’s next?
Advanced Open Water  or  Master Scuba Diver  or Rescue Diver

Required forms to download, print and return to Dive Machine for this course
Booking Form
Dr’s Medical Form (only required when a “YES” answer is on student medical statement)
Continuing Education Administrative Form