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 - $79.30

PADI certification processing fee - $43.60


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

2018 SEARCH & RECOVERY COURSE DATES:

**No classroom or pool sessions required**

 

2018 SEARCH & RECOVERY OPEN WATER DIVE DATES:

January 13th & 14th Homestead Crater, UT July 7th & 8th Aurora Reservoir 
February 17th & 18th Homestead Crater, UT July 21st & 22nd Aurora Reservoir 
March 17th & 18th Homestead Crater, UT August 11th & 12th Aurora Reservoir 
April 14th & 15th Homestead Crater, UT August 25th & 26th Aurora Reservoir 
May 5th & 6th Homestead Crater, UT September 8th & 9th  Aurora Reservoir 
May 27th & 28th Homestead Crater, UT October 6th & 7th Homestead Crater, UT
June 9th & 10th Aurora Reservoir  November 10th & 11th Homestead Crater, UT
June 23rd & 24th Aurora Reservoir  December 8th & 9th 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.