PADI Search and Recovery Diver
Propulsion Vehicle Divemaster.
Prerequisite: Must already be Advanced Open Water certified and own open circuit dive gear.
This 227 hour, 12.5 week program (or 7 week program if taking the 40 hr/wk option) is for students who already have some dive experience and want to work commercially as search and recovery specialists, work for the motion picture industry as a safety supervisor, or support scientific research expeditions.
Upon successful completion of this program, they will receive their Divemaster rating and certificate from PADI, the certification agency, and their Deep Diver, Diver Propulsion Vehicle, and Search and Recovery ratings and certificates from PADI, so they can lead divers at dive resorts around the world and apply their skills to a wider range of industries as listed above.