Search & Recovery
This course is to provide the diver with the skills and knowledge to do those underwater tasks commonly needed by the experienced recreational diver and maximize the experience, to minimize the risks of such tasks.
Specific subject areas covered are as follows:
Underwater navigation – provides the diver with the skills needed to use a compass and natural aids for orientation, in order to establish position, get about and find particular locations while submerged. The theory, problems, methods, equipment, distance/time relationships and use of charts will be included.
Limited visibility diving - prepares the diver with the skills and knowledge needed to function and minimize the risk of diving in turbid water and at night. The problems, methods, equipment, hazards and cautions, plus safety procedures will be included.
Search methods - provide the diver with the background to understand and select a search pattern and then perform a search using proper techniques. The problems, methods, procedures and equipment will be included.
Light salvage or recovery - prepares the diver to handle the recovery of small to intermediate-size objects with limited equipment. The theory, problems, hazards, methods, equipment and principles involved are to be covered. The necessary rigging and knot tying will also be included.
PREREQUISITES FOR ENTERING THE COURSE
Certified or Junior Certification
COMPLETION FOR CERTIFICATION
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