PADI Equipment Specialist

Learn to manage basic scuba diving equipment repairs and adjustments. Understand routine care and maintenance procedures and how dive gear works.

Don’t miss a dive due to minor issues with your scuba diving equipment. Whether it's a missing a wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, the PADI Equipment Specialist course teaches you to manage basic repairs and adjustments. You'll also learn more about how your gear works, making you more comfortable with it and better prepared to take care of your investment.

What the Course Entails

You’ll learn about routine care and maintenance procedures as well as scuba equipment storage recommendations. Your instructor will show you how to overcome some common equipment problems and offer equipment configuration suggestions. You may even get to jump into the water to try new or unfamiliar equipment.

Course Duration: 1 Days

Course Pre-requisites

If you’re at least 10 years old and certified as a PADI (Junior) Scuba Diver or higher, you can enrol in the Equipment Specialist course.

Course Flow

The PADI Equipment Specialist course is not a professional service technician course, but provides foundations if you interested learning about equipment operation and maintenance.

The more you know about how your dive equipment works, the more comfortable you will be diving with it, the more performance you will get from it and better you can care for it.

How Can I Get Started?

Visit your local PADI Dive Centre and Resort to enrol in the course and get The Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving to use as a reference during the course.

What is the next adventure?

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Holidays featuring this Course

Solo Divers

Hotel Colombo

Azores, Azores

Located on the warmest and southernmost island of the Azores Archipelago, the Hotel Colombo is the ideal base for a diving holiday with manta ray encounters.

  • Located on Santa Maria Island
  • Dive with manta rays
  • Diving package included
  • Sandy beach close by
  • Haliotis Dive Centre close by
  • Nitrox available

Solo Divers

Uepi Island Resort

Solomon Islands, Central Province

Uepi Resort is a small, relaxed and intimate resort located at the edge of the world’s largest lagoon (Marovo) offering a unique paradise experience and first class diving in this part of the Pacific

  • Hidden piece of paradise
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Max 28 guests
  • Marovo Lagoon location
  • On-site SSI Dive Centre
  • Pristine house reef off the beach