Search & Recovery

The PADI Search and Recovery diver course is designed to introduce you to the skills, techniques and equipment required to safely search, find, and recover lost objects under the surface.

searchrecovery2PREREQUISITES:

  • Participants must be 12 years of age or older
  • Advanced certified -or- Open Water certified with Underwater Navigation certification

COURSE STRUCTURE:

  • Home study viewing PADI video and Search and Recovery manual
  • 4 open water dives or 3 open water dives if student has completed the Search and Recovery dive during your Advanced Open Water certification
  • The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of search and recovery diving.
  • Proper techniques and safety considerations for object location, including the use of various search patterns, lines, and reels.
  • Proper techniques and safety considerations for recovery of objects using various lifting techniques.

OPEN WATER DIVING:

Four open water dives with a certified PADI instructor are required to complete the PADI Search and Recovery Diver course.


MATERIALS REQUIRED:

Search and Recovery Crew-Pak with manual & dvd – $73.65

PADI certification processing fee – $39.45


COURSE FEE:  $100.00/person


INCLUDED:

  • Four open water dives with a certified PADI instructor
  • Tanks, wetsuit, weights and weight belt for open water dives
  • 10% discount on all diving equipment purchased during your term as a student

NOT INCLUDED:

  • BCD, regulator, etc. for the open water dives (but may be rented)
  • Transportation, meals and accommodations for the open water dives
  • Entry fees for open water dive locations

2017 SEARCH & RECOVERY COURSE DATES:

**No classroom or pool sessions required**

2017 SEARCH & RECOVERY OPEN WATER DIVE DATES:

January 7th & 8th
February 4th & 5th
March 4th & 5th
April 7th & 8th
May 6th & 7th
May 28th & 29th
June 10th & 11th
June 24th & 25th
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
July 8th & 9th
July 22nd & 23rd
August  12th & 13th
August 26th & 27th
September 9th & 10th
October 7th & 8th
November 4th & 5th
December 2nd & 3rd
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT

If you have ever lost an object in the water, it can be a very difficult and frustrating experience trying to find it. This course will take the frustration out of locating and bringing these items to the surface & make you a more informed and competent diver.