The next time someone loses an item underwater, you can be the hero that finds the missing object.
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. Enquiry Now
Take This Course If You Want to
Recover lost items
Learn underwater search patterns
Improve your navigation skills
Learn How to
Find things underwater
Use a lift bag
Plan a search operation
How to Become a Search and Recovery Diver
Finding items underwater is both challenging and rewarding. You need to know how to gather information, organize a search and choose an effective underwater search pattern. Your PADI Instructor will give you practice scenarios to build and hone your skills.
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 inwater training, or whenever you have a question.
eLearning time commitment : 2-4 hours
AT THE DIVE SHOP
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)