PADI Equipment Specialist

PacificWatersports.comThis course will familiarize divers with the operation and maintenance of diving equipment.  Whether it's a blown o-ring, regulator problems, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you will learn how to manage basic equipment issues.  As a Equipment Specialist you will be prepared for basic equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you'll encounter every day.

During this course, you'll:

  • Develop practical knowledge of the theory, principles and operation of diving equipment.
  • You will be able to perform routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures.
  • You as a diver will learn how to properly store your equipment.
  • Learn common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures.
  • Introduce you to new ideas on equipment and/or help you improve what you have now.
  • Process in filling tanks, filtration systems, inspecting tanks and how they are made.
  • Gluing of neoprene material, clean and checking of BCD, disassembly of equipment and more.

There will be a lot of hands on in this course.....

The Fun Part is....the more you know about how your dive gear works, the more...

  • Comfortable you are with it
  • Performance you get from it
  • How you can care for it and make it last

What do I need to start?:

  • PADI Scuba Diver or Junior Scuba Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age of 12 years
  • Paper and Pen for writting down information (There will be many handouts given)
  • Recommended: PADI Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving (We have these in stock at Pacific Watersports)
  • Call Pacific Watersports at 503-642-3483 for more details

Cost of Course:  $125.00 includes; 10 hours of training and PADI certification

  • To view up-coming class schedule click HERE or to view detailed store calendar click HERE