The PADI Equipment Specialist Course

Donít 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.

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 itís repair and other information that helps you with your equipment investment.

The Fun Part

The more you know about how your dive gear works, the more:

    * Comfortable you are with it
    * Performance you get from it
    * You can care for it

What You Learn

    * Review the theory, principles and operation of scuba diving equipment
    * Learn about routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage
    * How to overcome common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures
    * Gain simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new gear

The Learning Materials You Need

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.


    * Must be a PADI Scuba Diver or Junior Scuba Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
    * No dives are required, so you can take the Equipment Specialist course any time of the year

Your Next Adventure

The PADI Equipment Specialist Course is not an equipment repair course, but it provides the foundation youíll want if youíre interested in learning equipment repair

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