Search and Recovery

Praia da Vitória
Duration: 2 Days
Group Size: 1 - 4 people
From: Praia da Vitória
Minimum Age: 12
To: Praia da Vitória
Photos: Free Photos
Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Guides: Professional Certified Instructors
Transfers: 10€ / person (round trip)
Insurance: Diving Insurance
The SSI Search and Recovery specialty provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely and comfortably perform basic search and recovery dives for small objects.

Intent:
This specialty provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. You will learn about search patterns, specialized dive plans, underwater communication, and how to recover small to medium-sized objects using specialized equipment like lift bags.

Requirements for Completion:
- Complete all academic sessions and assessments.
- Complete a final exam with a passing score of at least 80%.
- Complete at least one (1) pool/confined water session.
- Complete at least two (2) open water training dives.

Certification:
- Upon completion of all academic and in-water requirements, the SSI Professional may issue the program’s digital certification card.
- Certified SSI divers can dive with an equally or more qualified buddy in environments equivalent to their training and within the recommended depth limits of their certifications.
- Students younger than 15 years old will be certified as an SSI Junior Diver in the applicable program and can dive under the direct supervision of a dive professional, or with a certified adult, in environments equivalent to their training and within the recommended depth limits.

Requisites:
- At least 12 year old.
- Have the following SSI certifications or an equivalent from a recognized training agency: Open Water Diver.
- Medical Clearance for any pre-existing conditions (read, fill and sign the standard Medical Statement).

From / per person

€175.0

Booking

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+351912513906 geral@octopusportugal.com
Important information
You need to wait a minimum of 24 hours after your last dive, so please plan your flights and mountain hiking trips accordingly.
- Swimwear
- Towel
- Diving certification

- All the necessary equipment.
- Dive Instructor.
- Dive insurance.
- Pick up / Drop-off.
Subject to favorable weather conditions.
If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
The cancellation by the customer within 48 hours prior to the activity will not result on any refund.