SEARCH & RECOVERY DIVER


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.

     


PREREQUISITES:

  • 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 - $87.20

PADI certification processing fee - $45.80


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

SEARCH & RECOVERY COURSE DATES:

**No classroom or pool sessions required**
 

2020 SEARCH & RECOVERY OPEN WATER DIVE DATES:

January 11th & 12th Homestead Crater, UT July 11th & 12th Aurora Reservoir
February 8th & 9th Homestead Crater, UT July 25th & 26th Aurora Reservoir
March 7th & 8th Homestead Crater, UT August 8th & 9th  Aurora Reservoir
April 4th & 5th Homestead Crater, UT August 22nd & 23rd Aurora Reservoir
May 2nd & 3rd Homestead Crater, UT September 12th & 13th Aurora Reservoir
May 24th & 25th (Sun/Mon) Homestead Crater, UT October 10th & 11th  Homestead Crater, UT
June 13th & 14th Homestead Crater, UT November 14th & 15th Homestead Crater, UT
June 27th & 28th  Aurora Reservoir December 12th & 13th 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.