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PADI Equipment Specialist

What is it?

Don’t miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue. 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. In addition, you'll learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it’s repair and other information that helps you with your equipment investment. The more you know about how your dive gear works, the more comfortable you are with it, the better performance you get from it and the better you can care for it.

Who can take part?

Anyone qualified as a Scuba Diver, Junior Scuba Diver or above can take part in this course.

What does the course involve?

During this course you will:

  • 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)

How long will it take?

The course is classroom based and can be completed in a singe half day / evening session.

How do I book a course?

We have courses running regularly throughout the year. See the course calendar for our next course dates or contact us at the shop.. To book your place on the next course you can either call in the shop to pay your course fee, download the course booking form and send it to us with your payment or simply ring us quoting your credit card number.

Course Prices

Course Cost
PADI Equipment Specialist £60
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