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Search & Recovery Quick Info

  • Dives : 2+
  • Days : 1+
  • Level : Advanced
  • Munich -
  • Frankfurt -
  • Worldwide -
  • various

Lost something? After this course you will know how to search for, find and recover sunken objects. Cool, huh?

Search, find & recover what was lost.

Scuba diver exiting cavern

Course details


Search & Recovery

  • Level Advanced
  • Age 14+
  • Online Course Coming soon!
  • Prerequisites
    • Open Water Diver
  • Duration 1 Day
  • Dives 2
  • Dates Anytime
  • Locations
    • Munich
    • Frankfurt
    • Worldwide

Available languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

What's included

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
  • & more (see below)

Pricing Options

Minimum of 1 days required to complete the course.

  • Basic Diver €299/ Day
  • Pro Diver €399/ Day
  • VIP Diver €599/ Day

Looking for answers?

Let's talk and make your next diving adventure a success together!

Course prices


Minimum of 1 days required to complete the course.

299

The basics, done right

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
399

Best value, great diving

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
  • Pick a date
  • +Module: Advanced Search Patterns
599

Our 1-on-1 VIP option

  • Adventure dives(2 dives)
  • Theory session
  • Course examination fee
  • Super small groups
  • Free access to My Social Diving
  • Pick a date
  • +Module: Advanced Search Patterns
  • 1-On-1 Course!
  • Private Instructor

Search & Recovery course description


For more information on the Search & Recovery course, read the description below.

Search & Recovery skills are very useful for every scuba diver.

Whether looking for objects or people, these techniques help you find and recover what you are looking for.

The course is also part of the course.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Objectives of underwater search & recovery
  • Search patterns in diving
  • Recovery of sunken objects
  • Safety guidelines

Each course module will make you a search & recovery specialist and help you become a better diver.

Let’s look at each module and what it covers.

Dive Planning

Plan your dive, dive the plan.

Diving group at shore
Play your search mission.

You have heard this before and it is very true in regard to searching -and hopefully finding- anything that was lost underwater. First, you need to determine the objectives of your search.

Most often you have time to prepare in advance. At other times, for example, when searching for people, you have to make ad-hoc decisions. 

Using digital aids and tools has become very important for scuba divers and we introduce cool tools to you to make your mission a success.

Search & Find

In this module, you learn the different search patterns, their pros and cons, and when to use which ones.

Coldwater diver in lake
Search & recover objects underwater.

Of course, you have plenty of time to practice them, too. We will teach you various search patterns for divers and show you other things you can do.

If you are planning to become a Master Diver or Dive Leader, this course is a great preparation as these search patterns will be very useful again then.

Search & Recovery in Practice

It’s time to dive!

Two scuba divers ascending to surface
Dive with us!

There are course options for 2 or 4 dives to complete your underwater search training.

In practice scenarios, you need to decide how to best find what you are looking for.

It’s challenging but a lot of fun!

Once you passed all the course modules and the theory test, you will receive your Search & Recovery specialty certification!

Congratulations! 

Book your Search & Recovery course here!