Search & Recovery Diver

PADISearch & Recovery Diver


The A-1 Search and Recovery Diver Program

Why take this course?

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 surface.


Search & Recovery DiverWhat do I need to start?

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization) OR
  • PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver AND PADI Underwater Navigation certifications (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age: 12 years old

What will I do?

You’ll learn search and recovery dive planning, organization, 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?

Minimum Open Water Training:
four dives over two days

What will I need?

Search and Recovery Crew-Pak, which includes manual and DVD


Where can I go from here?

Your Advance Diving Search and Recovery Adventure Dive may count toward this Specialty certification at instructor discretion. This specialty can also be used as one of five Specialty certifications required for your Master Scuba Diver certification.


Course Fee

There is a $50 per dive fee plus an additional $41 PADI Certification Card administrative fee if completed at Chatfield, Blue Hole or Homestead or Group Trip (includes


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SEARCH & RECOVERY DIVER COURSE

Please note: Cancelling less than one week before the starting date will result in a forfeit of your payment.