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Equipment Specialist

Fri., Sun., Sat.
4 hours

Who this course is for: The certified diver looking to learn more about the scuba equipment they use on each dive as well as how to perform basic “in the field” repairs to prevent losing a dive due to an equipment malfunction Course prerequisites: Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent What you can expect to learn: The SDI Equipment Specialist Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more: Exposure suits (wetsuits and dry suits) How they work Types of materials they are made from Features Basic repairs Care and maintenance Choosing the best for you Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs), regulators and alternate air sources How they work Types of materials they are made of Features Basic repairs Care and maintenance Choosing the best for you Cylinders and weight systems How they work Types of materials they are made of Features Basic repairs Care and maintenance Transportation Choosing the best for you Computers, accessories, various equipment and devices Types How they work Features Basic repairs Care and maintenance Transportation Choosing the best for you What’s in it for you? Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in basic equipment repair procedures to their personal scuba equipment. It is recommended that all major equipment repairs be completed by a qualified trained equipment technician. Also, the SDI Equipment Specialist Diver Certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development Program.

$125/person