Accidentally drop something in the water? Looking for lost treasure? Learn effective ways to locate objects underwater with the Search & Recovery Diver program.
To take the program you’ll need to be at least an Open Water Diver (or equivalent) with the dive credential of Underwater Navigation (Junior ratings accepted) or Advanced Open Water Diver (Junior Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent). You also need to be at least 12. Your program will cover techniques and application of a variety of search and recovery methods and includes the following: the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of search and recovery diving. Limited-visibility diving and underwater navigation techniques. Proper techniques and safety considerations for object location, including the use of various search patterns, lines and reels. Proper techniques and safety considerations for recovery of objects using various lifting devices.