course prerequisites

Training Prerequisites

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enroll in the PADI Equipment Specialist Course

Age Requirements

The PADI Equipment Specialist Course is for ages 10 Years and Older.

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The PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) diver course will certify you to use Enriched Air (Nitrox) to stay down longer during your shallow water dives.  Also by breathing a higher concentration of oxygen during your dive, you will come back feeling refreshed and ready for more diving. Click the banner for complete course details

Course Duration

The duration of this Course is 4 hours.The course is performance-based so we do not like to rush we want to make sure everyone is safe and fully understands the skills of the day. So there is a start time but never a set finish time.

Required PADI Course Materials None

Equipment maintenance is safety.

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Don’t miss a dive due to minor issues with your scuba diving equipment. Whether it's a missing o-ring, 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.

Course Overview

The purpose of the PADI Equipment Specialist course is to familiarize divers with the operation and maintenance of diving equipment. It is not an equipment-repair course. Training relative to the repairing and overhauling of equipment, except for very minor servicing, is not to be part of the curriculum. Classroom time is equally divided between academic and practical sessions.

The goals of PADI Equipment Specialist training are to: A. Develop the student’s practical knowledge of the theory, principles and operation of diving equipment. B. Enable the student to perform routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures. C. Enable the student to store equipment properly. D. Provide students with simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations. E. Introduce students to new equipment

Traditional Academics included with your course

You begin the academics in the comfort of your own home. Once you sign up for the course, you will receive all the academic materials needed to complete the home study portion of your course. To start your course you will watch The PADI Equipment Specialist Course course video and complete your knowledge reviews in your PADI Equipment Specialist Course Diver Manual. This will get you ready for Your classroom session and the in water training portion of your class.

Your instructor will review your knowledge reviews during your first class session.

Optional PADI Online Academics

Unfortunately PADI does not Offer Online academics for this course yet. You and your instructor will schedule the time for you to come in and complete the academic portion of your training in the classroom.

Note: online academics is not available for ages 12 and under.

PADI Equipment Specialist Course Training Dives None

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