In the PADI® Search and Recovery course, you’ll learn how to find lost objects underwater. You’ll practice different types of underwater search patterns and learn how to use a lift bag as you plan and execute mock search operations.
SEARCH AND RECOVERY
The next time someone loses an item underwater, you can be the hero that finds the missing object.
Minimum Age: 12
Course prerequisites: (Jr.) Advanced Open Water or (Jr.) Open Water with Underwater Navigation certification
The cost is $499
PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Complete the independent study part of your course whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you. Work at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device.
Connect with your instructor for in-water training, or whenever you have a question. eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours
With your instructor during four dives, you’ll locate objects large and small using different search patterns. You’ll get hands-on experience using a lift bag and, on the last dive, you’ll plan and execute a mock search operation.
• Total time commitment: 2-3 days (dives must be completed over two days minimum)