Find lost items and lift them to the surface. It’s fun to use the lift bag. Not only are these skills fun, but very practical and ultimately useful because eventually, you’ll lose something in the water. From the Search & Recovery Course, you’ll know how to search for and recover objects.
Why take the PADI Search & Recovery Specialty course?
Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search & Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.
What’s involved in the course?
During the course we cover search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and how to deal with potential problems; how to locate large and small objects using search patterns; how to use a lift bag and other recovery methods and limited visibility search techniques.
Who can take the course?
To take this course you must have a Advanced Open Water or Junior Advanced Open Water certification and be at least 12 years old.
When does the course run?
All our specialties run regularly year round. Our training staff can work out an individual schedule for the specialty courses that interest you.
Where does the course run?
For the dives we head to one of the many local dive sites near Porirua and Wellington.
How do I sign up?
Register easily online, in store, by phone or email. Remember to let us know when you would like to do the course.
Yes, this Specialty course counts towards your