SDi Equipment Specialist Course

DURATION: 1 day
PREREQUISITES:
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
COST: €150

SDi Equipment Specialist Course

This course is designed to give an in-depth look at how dive equipment works. It will cover general repairs and maintenance of various types of exposure suits, BCD’s, regulators, and other accessories.

Who this course is for:

The certified diver looking to learn more about the scuba equipment they use on each dive as well as how to perform basic “in the field” repairs to prevent losing a dive due to an equipment malfunction

What you can expect to learn:


The SDI Equipment Specialist Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:
Exposure suits (wetsuits and dry suits) How they work
Types of materials they are made from
Features
Basic repairs
Care and maintenance
Choosing the best for you

Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs), regulators and alternate air sources How they work
Types of materials they are made of
Features
Basic repairs
Care and maintenance
Choosing the best for you

Cylinders and weight systems How they work
Types of materials they are made of
Features
Basic repairs
Care and maintenance
Transportation
Choosing the best for you

Computers, accessories, various equipment and devices Types
How they work
Features
Basic repairs
Care and maintenance
Transportation
Choosing the best for you

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in basic equipment repair procedures to their personal scuba equipment. It is recommended that all major equipment repairs be completed by a qualified trained equipment technician.

Also, the SDI Equipment Specialist Diver Certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development Program.


SDI Equipment Specialist Diver minimum requirements:

Pass an exam the instructor has developed to check the learning by the student and how well the student has comprehended the material