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SEARCH AND RECOVERY DIVER Search And Recovery Diver Course

The Search and Recovery Course with REMOTE AREA DIVE

This specialty is designed to acquaint the diver with special skills and techniques necessary to successfully plan, execute and evaluate a search and recovery dive.

Who this course is for:

The certified diver looking for more information to maximize the use of search and recovery for scuba diving
Course prerequisites:

  • Open Water Scuba Diver, Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

What you can expect to learn:

The Search and Recovery Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Navigation
    • Compass use
    • Estimating distances
  • Natural navigation
  • Limited visibility diving
    • Factors affecting visibility
    • Hazards of limited visibility
    • Techniques of diving
  • Search techniques
    • Shotgun
    • Circular search
    • Grid search
    • Current (overlap) search
    • Signals for search diving
  • Salvage techniques
    • Depth considerations
    • Lift bags
    • Lifting drums
    • Necessary qualities of lifting devices
    • Knots and rigging
    • Fill techniques
    • Mud/silt suction considerations

Schedule:

Online theory completed at home
Day #1- 6:00am to 5:00pm (Theory Revision, Dives 1 & 2)

Price: $400.00

(Price includes training material, instructor, equipment and gas however does not include trip)