Why train with us?
Low student to instructor ratios : 3 or 4 students per instructor both in the pool and ocean
Our retail store is located downtown.
Diving courses available all year-round. Private courses available.
We teach children 10 years and older.
Passionate team of Instructors and Divemasters who love to teach.
The Scuba Equipment Specialist course is your gateway to understanding the crucial gear that makes scuba diving safe, comfortable, and enjoyable. This course delves into the intricacies of scuba equipment, offering divers a comprehensive understanding of how to select, maintain, and troubleshoot their gear. Whether you're an experienced diver or just starting your scuba journey, this course is essential for enhancing your knowledge of life support equipment and ensuring your safety beneath the waves.
Why Take This Course?
Becoming a Scuba Equipment Specialist not only deepens your understanding of the gear that keeps you safe underwater but also makes you a more competent, self-reliant diver. By knowing your equipment inside and out, you can address issues that may arise during a dive and perform basic maintenance, reducing the risk of equipment-related incidents. This course is invaluable for those who want to enhance their scuba knowledge and safety.
Dive confidently and responsibly by enrolling in the Scuba Equipment Specialist course. Enhance your diving skills, gear proficiency, and overall underwater experience.
What We Will Cover
We will spend an evening reviewing the eLearning material and extra slides you receive and combine it with hands on experience with equipment for the maximum enjoyment and knowledge development.
Learn how to select the right scuba equipment to match your diving style, conditions, and personal preferences. Understand the differences between various types of regulators, buoyancy control devices (BCDs), wetsuits, drysuits, masks, and fins.
Equipment Care and Maintenance:
Discover the art of equipment maintenance. Properly cleaning, storing, and maintaining your gear ensures its longevity and reliability. You'll also learn how to perform basic equipment repairs, increasing your self-sufficiency as a diver.
Dive Computer Familiarity:
Dive computers have become indispensable for modern divers. This course introduces you to these essential tools, teaching you how to read and understand their data, plan dives using dive tables, and utilize them for safe diving.
Troubleshooting and Emergency Procedures:
Equip yourself with the knowledge to identify and address equipment malfunctions or issues that may arise during a dive. Understanding troubleshooting techniques and emergency procedures is vital for ensuring dive safety.
Get hands-on experience with equipment, including minor disassembling and reassembling gear. This practical knowledge will boost your confidence when it comes to using and maintaining your equipment.
Explore the importance of equipment testing and how to conduct tests to ensure your gear is functioning correctly.
This is not intended as an Equipment Technician Course. We will not be covering how to complete a regulator or BCD overhaul in this course.
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Commitment to Safety and Enjoyment
At Diving Sports we believe in making sure all our students receive the highest quality instruction and customer service. We are in the business of training, mentoring, and supporting students to become safe, skillful and confident divers. We begin by scheduling our courses with the number of classes it typically takes most students to master the knowledge and skills, then adapt and tailor our schedule to fit our individual student’s needs. Our instructors are open and honest about your progress during each part of the course. Students may need to schedule additional pool or ocean training dives prior to certification. This ensures our students complete their courses with all the skills and knowledge they need to be safe and enjoy their future dives and courses. When you take a course with Diving Sports, you are welcomed into a passionate and inclusive community of divers eager to support your diving journey well beyond the duration of your class.