This course is intended to familiarise divers with the operation and maintenance of equipment. It is not an equipment repair course. The course covers the following:
- The theory, principles and operation of diving equipment
- Routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage
- Common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures
- Simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new equipment
If you are a PADI Open Water Diver and are at least 18 years old, you can enrol in the Equipment Specialist course.