• Search & Recovery Specialty Course

Search & Recovery Specialty Course

Finding treasure is something every diver thinks of more than once in their diving career.

Whether it's the cold of a sunken ship, a lost ring or your buddy's dive light that was accidentally lost, there are times in which the appropriate training to search for lost objects underwater would be beneficial.


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Course Description:


SSI offers a structured program for SEARCH AND RECOVERY where you will learn to perform different search patterns with the help of ropes and compasses, and to plan search and recovery operations in a team. You will also learn the correct handling of one or more lifting bags in order to bring heavy objects securely to the surface

The SSI Training Materials and the Home Study program are designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You can complete the academics online when you sign up for SSI’s Online Training program, and then attend review sessions at your favorite SSI Dive Center.


  • Factors that affect your search and recovery operations
  • Planning and organizing your search and recovery operation
  • Search techniques
  • Recovery techniques


  • 1 night class
  • 1 day, 2 dives
  • cert card



  • SSI Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent
  • Age Requirement: 12 years old

Equipment Requirements

  • Standard dive equipment
  • Compass
  • Wreck reel
  • Lift bag
  • Slate

Paperwork: (click item to download and print)

Medical Statement - SSI


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