Equipment Specialist

Equipment Specialist


This course is designed to give a more in depth look at how dive equipment works. It will cover general repairs and maintenance, focusing on "in-field" repairs that are common and easily fixable at a dive site. The course will show students how to do quick repairs and troublshooting of wetsuits, drysuits, BCD's, regulators, tanks, weight systems, and other essential dive gear. Students will learn simple and easy tips and tricks regarding their dive equipment. This course will not make you a certified technician for servicing dive equipment.

While ownership of dive gear is not required, this course is definitely recommended for anyone who does own their own gear or anyone who is interested in pursuing leadership dive courses. Students should bring any gear that they own to learn about their specific gear.

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

Course prerequisites

  • Minimum age 18, 12 with parental consent

What you can expect to learn

  • How the piece of equipment works
  • How and what it is made of, features & options
  • Basic repairs, care & maintenance
  • Choosing what is best for you when purchasing.

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.

Certification Requirements

  • Classroom Training: Hands-on classroom training will be completed with a qualified instructor.