Project AWARE – Aquatic World Awareness, Responsibility and Education

Activity name: Project AWARE – Aquatic World Awareness, Responsibility and Education

Activity duration: 5hrs of self study and 4hrs of class time.

Date of offer: Courses take place from 16h to 20h – dates to be confirmed.

Outline of activity with a description:  This course covers information about aquatic ecosystem degradation alongwith conservation measures to protect aquatic resources.

A. The purpose of the Project AWARE Specialty is to familiarize divers and nondivers with the plight of worldwide aquatic ecosystems and to describe what individuals can do to help protect them. You are encouraged to elaborate beyond the detail in this outline to accommodate the needs and interests of your students.

B. This program is designed for classroom presentation only; no dives are required. It is highly recommended that this program be conducted in conjunction with other specialties such as Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist, AWARE — Fish Identification and other programs such as Discover Snorkeling, Skin Diver course, etc.

C. Because the Project AWARE Specialty program does not have any dive or skill requirements, participants do not receive a specialty diving certification card. However, participants may receive a PADI completion (nondiving) card and/or a Project AWARE Certificate of Recognition.

 Qualifications: Open to students of all ages.

Costs: 110CHF per student.

If you would like further information please contact Vladimir Stosic (vladimir.stosic@cdl.ch).

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