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EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST Padi Equipment Specialist Course

The PADI Equipment Specialist Course with ACADEMY OF SCUBA

Don’t miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue. Whether it's a missing o-ring, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, the PADI Equipment Specialist course teaches you to manage basic repairs and adjustments. 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.

COURSE PRICE & DURATION: $275 / 2 Evenings or 1 Day Buy Course Online PREREQUISITES: 12 years old and Scuba Diver certified (or Junior Scuba Diver) Paperwork will be filled out on the course COURSE CONTENT:
Classroom based training THIS COURSE DOES NOT QUALIFY YOU TO SERVICE EQUIPMENT EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: This is not a diving course so no equipment is required.  However, we encourage you to bring your dive gear in so that you can get the most out of this course LINKS: Diving Doctors

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 gear works, how it’s repair and other information that helps you with your equipment investment.

Why Every Diver Should Do This Course

The more you know about how your dive gear works, the more

  • Comfortable you are with it
  • Performance you get from it
  • You can care for it
  • You are comfortable as a diver

Why You Should Do This Course With Us

We are lucky to have an on-site service technician in the shop a couple of days a week.   Your instructor for this course is someone with 40 years experience in the dive industry and 35 years servicing.  This means that you will have one of the bees knees of the dive industry teaching you the essentials of dive equipment.

What You Learn

  • Review the theory, principles and operation of scuba diving equipment
  • Learn about 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)


Transportation for your course

AOS unfortunately does not offer transportation services at this time. We therefore highly recommend that you have access to a car for the duration of your course. AOS will not be held responsible for any student who is unable to attend any part of their course to due transportation issues.