Equipment Specialist


Learn to manage basic scuba diving equipment repairs and adjustments. Understand routine care and maintenance procedures and how dive gear works.



Don’t miss a dive due to minor issues with your scuba diving equipment. Whether it’s a missing o-ring, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, the PADI Equipment Specialist course teaches you to manage basic repairs and adjustments. You’ll also learn more about how your gear works, making you more comfortable with it and better prepared to take care of your investment.

If you’re at least 10 years old and certified as a PADI (Junior) Scuba Diver or higher, you can enrol in the Equipment Specialist course.


The Equipment Specialist course teaches you about:

  • Gear care and maintenance procedures as well as scuba equipment storage recommendations.
  • Common equipment problems and how to handle them.
  • Equipment configuration suggestions and the latest gear.

What will you learn?
You will complete the knowledge review portion of the course at home before the course starts.
At the start of your course, you will spend time in the classroom checking your knowledge reviews before moving on to more practical elements of the course.
The course also includes a copy of the encyclopaedia of recreational diving.

How long will it take?
The course lasts one day.

What will you get from it?
As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you will learn more about how your dive equipment works, regular maintenance and become more comfortable taking care of your own kit.

Age Requirements
You must be 10+ years old to enrol on this course at Stoney Cove

Course Prerequisites
PADI (Junior) Scuba Diver (or equivalent qualification)

All equipment hire is included in the price, however, you may want to bring your own dive equipment with you.

There are no hidden extras with your course at the Diveschool @ Stoney Cove. Entry fees, air fills, kit hire, course materials and PADI certification fees are all included

PADI eLearning

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