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As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you'll encounter every day. In addition, you'll learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it’s repaired and other information that helps you with your equipment investment.
If you have answered yes to any of these questions above, then the Equipment Specialist Course is what you need.
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.
The more you know about how your dive gear works, the more...
Through animations and interactive diagrams, you’ll peek under the hood and learn how your scuba gear works.
Complete the independent study portion of the course at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor for hands-on training, or whenever you have a question.
You will have a chance to see and interact with many types of scuba gear, accessories, dive lights, gear bags, flags and floats, dive computers, BCDs, regulators, dive knives, scuba weight systems, photography equipment and more!
Scuba Equipment: Care and Maintenance Book in full colour packed with illustrations - @£20.95
Diving Equipment: Choice, maintenance and functionis a guide to how diving gear works. It is completely independent of brands – focusing instead on the design, technology and practicality of the equipment options available for scuba and other types of diving. Former Head of Education at PADI Sweden Jonas Arvidsson details the choices that diversare faced with, and gives tips to help ensure your gear will last. If you want to better understand diving kit without having to dismantle it, then Diving Equipment– with its colourful illustrations and explanations of the hidden inner workings – is the answer. Although it is therefore of obvious benefit to newer divers, Diving Equipment will also be of interest to the experienced. Divemasters, instructors, those in need of a refresher and curious non-divers are all likely to find out things they did not previously know. This book covers a wide range of diving gear options including: accessories, BCDs, computers, cylinders, drysuits, fins, gauges, masks, rebreathers, regulators, sidemount, snorkels, stages, torches, weights, wetsuits, wings and more…
Curious how scuba tanks are made? Ever wondered what the inside of your regulator looks like? The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving DVD-ROM explains it all with videos and four-color diagrams. In addition to a comprehensive overview of diving equipment, the Encyclopedia also covers diving physics, physiology and the history of scuba diving. The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving is also available as a full-color book.
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Half day or evening, with time being equally divided between knowledge development and practical training sessions, referencing the Diving Equipment book above, and certification included. It is recommended, but not required, that the student divers be given the opportunity to try out new or unfamiliar equipment items in confined water during this course.
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. The Equipment Specialist Course can count towards one of your five Specialty diver certifications for the Master Scuba Diver certification.
Junior or Open Water Diver, 10yrs old
£159 + £20.95 for Diving Equipment book.
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