The PADI Equipment Specialist Course with Academy of Scuba

Learn to manage basic scuba equipment repairs and adjustments

The Scuba Equipment Specialist Course teaches you to manage basic repairs and adjustments. You’ll also learn more about how your scuba diving gear works, making you more comfortable with it and better prepared to take care of your investment.
As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you’ll encounter every day. In addition, you’ll learn interesting background information about how your scuba diving equipment works, how it’s repaired and other information that helps you with your gear investment. The more you know about your diving equipment, the more you will feel comfortable and confident with it, the more performance you’ll get from it and the more you’ll care for it. This is why this Scuba Equipment Specialist Course is for every diver.




— The PADI Equipment Specialty Course runs over 1 day

— Meet at shop at 10am-4pm

— Private Courses are available. Please enquire for further details and pricing

— You must…

  • Be 12 years old and Open Water certified (or Junior OW.)
  • Have signed the Liability Release and Statement of Safe Diving Practices.
  • This course does not qualify you to become a service technician. 

— You Will Learn…

  • Review the theory, principles and operation of scuba diving equipment
  • Routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage
  • How to overcome common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures (may include a demonstration of repair procedures.)
  • Gain simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new gear (may include optional confined water dive to try new or unfamiliar equipment.)
  • Routine care and maintenance procedures as well as scuba equipment storage recommendations. Your instructor will show you how to overcome some common equipment problems and offer equipment configuration suggestions. You may even get to jump into the water to try new or unfamiliar equipment.

— Did you know that the PADI Equipment Specialist course counts as one of your five specialty courses to go towards achieving your PADI Master Scuba Diver rating? The PADI Master Scuba Diver is the highest level of certification achievable at recreational level. Join the best of the best, the elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training.