PADI Wreck Diver

PADI Wreck DiverSwimming around a wreck makes an interesting dive, but have you ever wondered what it would be like to add a little more excitement and explore the inside? The PADI Wreck Specialty course introduces divers to limited wreck penetration and line-laying with specialist equipment.

Divers are taught the fundamental principles of planning and executing safe and enjoyable wreck dives. With the emphasis on safety, your PADI Instructor will help you to learn several methods of wreck navigation, along with propulsion and buoyancy techniques to avoid the hazards of silt in an overhead environment.

  • What do I need to start?
  • What will I Learn?
  • How long will it take?
  • PADI Adventure Diver certification
    (or qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Minimum Age: 15 years
  • Techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards
  • How to research and learn the background of your favorite wrecks
  • Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations
  • Considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks
  • Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor
  • PADI programs are performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you.

  • Minimum Open Water Training: 4 dives over two days
  • 1 x Knowledge review session
  • Learning Materials

    The following learning materials are optional but recommended. Diverse Scuba are able to supply these to you subject to availability. Prices upon request.

  • PADI Wreck Diver Manual
  • PADI Wreck Diver DVD
  • If you wish to make a booking please contact us or feel free to call in to the dive centre for a chat.
    telephone 01375 892444

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