Underwater Search and Recovery

Course Duration

2-3 days

Session Duration

2 to 3 hours

Schedule

9AM, 12PM, 3PM (daily)

Dive

4 Dives

From: 1,300.00 AED

About the course

Our world-class trainers will teach you effective ways to look for lost objects, various methods of recovering small items, and how to properly deploy a lift bag for recovering objects that are too heavy to carry on your own.

Take This Course If You Want to

  • Recover lost items
  • Learn underwater search patterns
  • Improve your navigation skills

Learn How to

  • Find things underwater
  • Use a lift bag
  • Plan a search operation

Requirements

Prerequisites

be at least a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification

Total time commitment

2-3 days (dives must be completed over two days minimum)

Minimum age

12 years or older

Depth

Maximum 18 meters

How to Earn your Scuba Diving Certification

  • Step 1: PADI E-Learning
  • Step 2: 4 Dives

More Info

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  1. You will receive an email from PADI with E-learning you will need to create an account if you don't have to log in to your PADI account to access the course.
  2. From your Dashboard go to Student Details and Manage Your Courses.
  3. You can then decide to Start the eLearning yourself.
  1. Once you purchase your eLearning course, you can log in to your PADI account to access the course.
  2. From your Dashboard go to Student Details and Manage Your Courses.
  3. You can then decide to Start the eLearning yourself or ‘Share the course’.
  4. To share the course, simply click on ‘Share the Course’ and enter the email address of the recipient you wish to share the course with.
  5. The recipient will receive an email to create or log in to their PADI Account to start the course.

During four scuba sessions, you’ll practice:

  • Swimming search patterns with the aid of your compass and natural navigation
  • How to locate small and big objects using different search patterns
  • Proper use of a lift bag for large or heavy recovered objects and other recovery methods
  • How to plan a search operation using the information that you gathered about the lost item before the actual dive

In addition to the diving equipment needed for this course, we will provide you with a Search and Recovery Diver manual as reference material on the day of your scuba lesson. If you want to get the manual ahead of time, you can pick it up at the diving center any day. You will also gain access to your E-Learning modules, you must pass the e-Learning segment before the end of the course.

Comfortable swimming attire and footwear
Extra set of clothes
Towel