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

2019 SEARCH & RECOVERY COURSE DATES:

**No classroom or pool sessions required**
 

2019 SEARCH & RECOVERY OPEN WATER DIVE DATES:

January 19th & 20th Homestead Crater, UT July 13th & 14th Aurora Reservoir
February 16th & 17th Homestead Crater, UT July 27th & 28th Aurora Reservoir
March 16th & 17th Homestead Crater, UT August  10th & 11th Aurora Reservoir
April 13th & 14th Homestead Crater, UT August 24th & 25th Aurora Reservoir
May 4th & 5th Homestead Crater, UT September 14th & 15th Aurora Reservoir
May 26th & 27th (Sun/Mon) Homestead Crater, UT October 12th & 13th Homestead Crater, UT
June 8th & 9th Aurora Reservoir November 16th & 17th Homestead Crater, UT
June 22nd & 23rd Aurora Reservoir December 14th & 15th 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.