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PADI EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST familiarize yourself with the operation and maintenance of your own personal Scuba equipment as well as review new or unfamiliar dive equipment.

The PADI Equipment Specialist Course with AMERICAN DIVERS INTERNATIONAL

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. This course prepares you for the basic equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you encounter every day. In addition, you will receive valuable advice on equipment repair and purchase. Dive equipment is expensive; this course will ensure that your investment lasts as long as possible.

The program is not designed to be an extensive equipment-repair program , however, it does provide you with the basic knowledge to identify problems and perform basic repairs that are necessary.

PADI Equipment Specialist

This course will give you the foundation of how to properly take care of your scuba gear and to take care of minor problems.  In scuba diving any additional knowledge is worthwhile and can potentially go a long way to add to dive safety. How do you deal with a wetsuit tear, a freeflowing regulator, a cracked o-ring, faulty piston regs, diaphragm regs, tank valves, inflators & gauges?  Divers need to be able to spot equipment problems before they happen. The course enables a diver to conduct more effective serviceability checks on their own gear and preempt problems, as well as recognize the causes of equipment failure during a dive that will prevent them from panicking underwater and dealing with the problem in a more effective manner. Since divers spend so much money on scuba diving equipment, its only prudent that one learns how to properly take care of it and repair minor problems without having to incur additional repair costs.


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)

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PADI Equipment Specialist

The PADI Equipment Specialist Course is not an equipment repair course, but it provides the foundation you’ll want if you’re interested in learning equipment repair.

  Start Date Places Available   Price    
16 Jun 2020 8 US$ 100.00

Knowledge Development 1
Tue 16 Jun 2020
06:30 PM
03 hours 00 minutes

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16 Jul 2020 8 US$ 100.00

Knowledge Development 1
Thu 16 Jul 2020
06:30 PM
03 hours 00 minutes

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24 Aug 2020 7 US$ 100.00

Knowledge Development 1
Mon 24 Aug 2020
06:30 PM
03 hours 00 minutes

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