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Understand Your Equipment

Interested in knowing how to save a dive with a quick in the field fix of your scuba equipment? Looking to purchase new scuba equipment or looking for ways to prolong the life of the equipment you own? Then sign up for the PADI Equipment Specialist class. 

Become a more knowledgeable and confident diver by exploring the world of scuba equipment. In the PADI Equipment Specialist course, you learn how to make quick in the field repairs of minor issues that will keep you diving.

What the Course Covers

The PADI Equipment Specialist course is an introduction to the operation and proper maintenance of scuba equipment. In this class you will learn about:

  • The principles and operation of diving equipment
  • Recommended care and maintenance procedures
  • Common problems with equipment
  • Recommended professional maintenance procedures

Included in the course is a lab where you will learn to perform basic repairs. Your instructor will also show you how to overcome common equipment problems and will offer suggestions on how to improve the configuration of your equipment.

This course also provides divers with simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new equipment.

One optional confined water dive may be included in the course to allow participants to try out new equipment.

Who Should Take this Course

The PADI Equipment Specialist course is designed for both new divers and divers interested in careers in the dive industry. For new divers, the course provides insights into how scuba equipment works and the best methods for selecting and configuring the equipment you will need when diving.

For divemaster candidates, instructor candidates and those wishing to work in the dive industry, the PADI Equipment Specialist course provides a thorough overview of scuba equipment and hands-on training in basic repair.


What’s Included in the Course Fee

Our course fee includes the following:

  • PADI Equipment Specialist eLearning – Touch
  • Classroom lecture and lab
  • Use of tools and equipment
  • PADI Specialty certification fee

For more information on the benefits of taking PADI Specialty courses, see Frequently Asked Questions About Continuing Diver Education.



Dates for upcoming classes are provided below. If these dates do not work, select the 01 JAN class. Someone from our staff will call you to arrange another date. Customized schedules can be arranged for an additional fee. 

    Start Date Course Type End Date Max. Places Places Available   Price    
01 Jan 2024 Equipment Specialist 01 Jan 2024 8 6 US$ 123.55

Knowledge Development 1
Sun 27 Nov 2022
03:00 PM
Knowledge Development 2
Sun 27 Nov 2022
03:00 PM

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