Search and Recovery
This course is designed to be an introduction to search and recovery diving and to help the student develop the necessary skills and knowledge for safe search and recovery diving. The student will learn the planning organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of search and recovery diving. They will become familiar with limited visibility diving and underwater navigation techniques. Proper techniques and safety considerations for object location, including the use of various search patterns, lines and reels will be stressed. Students will also learn proper techniques and safety considerations for recovery of objects using various lifting devices. Requires an evening of classroom and four dives.