The PADI Wreck Diver Course with AQUASUB SCUBA DIVING CENTRE
The PADI Wreck Diver course is designed to provide divers with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely explore and navigate shipwrecks. The course covers topics such as how to plan and execute wreck dives, how to safely penetrate wrecks, and how to use specialized equipment for wreck diving.
During the course, you will learn about the history of wrecks, the various types of wrecks, and the potential hazards associated with diving on wrecks. You will also learn about the techniques for mapping and navigating a wreck, and how to safely penetrate a wreck while minimizing damage to the site.
To enroll in the PADI Wreck Diver course, you must have a minimum of the PADI Adventure Diver certification or equivalent, and be at least 15 years old. The course typically includes both classroom and practical sessions, and culminates in several open water dives where you will apply the knowledge and skills you have learned.
The PADI Wreck Diver course is an exciting opportunity for experienced divers to expand their diving knowledge and skills, and to explore the fascinating world of shipwrecks. However, it is important to remember that wreck diving can be a hazardous activity, and should only be attempted by divers who are properly trained and prepared.
Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery.
Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.
If you're at least 15 years old and have earned a PADI Adventure Diver certification or higher, you can enroll in the Wreck Diver Specialty course.
What You Will Learn
Your training starts by reviewing guidelines for researching and respecting wrecks. You'll also learn:
- Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.
- Surveying and mapping a wreck.
- Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.
- Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.
Prerequisites & Requirements
- Be at least 15 years old
- Certified Advanced Open Water Diver or above
- Standard Scuba Equipment
- Dive Light
- Spool or Reel
- Slate (recommended)
For all your learning materials and equipment, contact AQUASUB SCUBA DIVING CENTER.
- Student Enrollment Form - All students must complete the intake form
- Liability and Risk Acknowledgement Forms - All students must complete, print and sign the questionaire and liability releases.
- Medical Questionaire - If Form 2 has ANY questions you have answered YES to, you must complete form 3 and have it signed by your personal physician
Choose your next adventure!
Many shipwrecks are often found in deeper water. That’s why the PADI Deep Diver course is a natural companion to the PADI Wreck Diver course. Sometimes you can take these two specialties concurrently.
Other training to consider is the PADI Enriched Air Diver course on your way to PADI Master Scuba Diver.
For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the AQUASUB SCUBA DIVING CENTER Team members.