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PADI Equipment Specialist Course 2024

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The PADI Equipment Specialist Course offers you a look into the world of dive gear maintenance, field repairs and prevention.  Have you ever looked at your dive gear and wished you knew how it all worked? Have you ever wanted to be confident in how to do minor repairs on a dive site?

You can learn about all the gear you dive with in this care and maintenance course.

Don’t miss a dive due to minor issues with your scuba diving equipment. Whether it’s a missing o-ring, a wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, the PADI Equipment Specialist course teaches you how to minimize issues and safely and efficiently manage basic repairs and adjustments to your gear.  You’ll also learn more about how your gear works, making you more comfortable with it and better prepared to take care of your investment.

You’ll learn about routine care and maintenance procedures as well as scuba equipment storage recommendations. We will show you how to overcome some common equipment problems and offer equipment configuration suggestions.

While this courses is not a “repair” course we do show you how to deal with minor repairs to wings, bcd’s, regulators, tanks and more.

Depending on the level of aptitude of the students, we can delve as much or as little into certain subjects, so get involved, ask questions and learn more about your gear today.

Know your gear better and earn this fun and enjoyable certification.

How to enroll in the PADI Equipment Specialist

Visit the store or email us to enroll in the course. Once you are enrolled we will send you a PADI Equipment Specialist eLearning code or you can purchase it online now.

The course consists of two parts: an eLearning portion you complete at home prior and then a full day hands-on classroom workshop conducted here at the shop.

We also recommend The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving to use as a reference during the course as well (not included).

Bring your basic scuba equipment and tool kit to class and if you like we can take it apart and show you a little bit more about how its made.

If you’re at least 10 years old and certified as a PADI (Junior) Scuba Diver or higher, you can enroll in the Equipment Specialist course.


Cost is only $175 + tax including eLearning

PADI Equipment Specialist will help you gain more skill and academic proficiency towards:

Advanced Open Water Diver

Diver Propulsion Vehicle Specialty

Deep Diver


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