The Search and Recovery Certification takes place over four dives. This is a great course for anyone who wants to take their navigation skills further, and you’ll attain the abilty to bring lost objects to the surface. Whether it’s a boat engine, lost pair of sunglasses or even a case of gold dublums, this cerfitication will give you the know how.
To start of the course, divers must be at least 12 years old, certified as a PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Diver, or have a qualifying certification from another training organization; OR Certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver and a PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Diver or have qualifying certifications from another training organization.
The Search and Recovery Adventure Dive conducted during the PADI Adventures in Diving program may count as the first dive toward this specialty.