• PADI AWARE - Dive Against Debris

PADI AWARE - Dive Against Debris

Complete Dive Against Debris eLearning, then make a Dive Against Debris survey dive, during which you’ll collect marine debris underwater. After your dive, you’ll weigh, sort, record, dispose of and report your marine debris to the PADI AWARE Foundation™ database.

Course Type: Continuing Education

Starting from
£195.00

Availability: Contact us for booking information

About The PADI AWARE Against Debris Specialist Course

Complete Dive Against Debris eLearning, then make a Dive Against Debris survey dive, during which you’ll collect marine debris underwater. After your dive, you’ll weigh, sort, record, dispose of and report your marine debris to the PADI AWARE Foundation™ database.

What Your Learn

Make a difference on every dive by activating your inner citizen scientist. During the Dive Against Debris® Diver Specialty course, you’ll learn how ocean plastic and trash cleanups not only keep your local dive sites healthier, but also how to contribute to a global database that documents our planet’s marine debris problem. Under the guidance of your instructor, you’ll participate in a Dive Against Debris survey and turn your passion for the underwater world into real action.

Join the PADI Torchbearer movement of divers protecting our ocean planet and making every dive count.

Take This Course If You Want To

  • Become a citizen scientist for marine conservation
  • Learn how you can truly make a difference for our oceans
  • Keep your local dive sites clean from ocean plastic and debris

Learn How To   

  • Identify which objects should and shouldn’t be removed from the ocean
  • Conduct a survey: Sort, record and report the marine debris you collect
  • Contribute to PADI AWARE Foundation’s global database


Next Steps

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Study

Step 1 - PADI eLearning

PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Complete the independent study part of your course whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you.

Work at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor for inwater training, or whenever you have a question.

  • eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours

 

 

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At The Uk Diving Academy

Step 2 - With Your Instructor

You'll plan and execute a dive with a buddy to remove underwater marine debris while demonstrating appropriate judgment as to which objects should and shouldn’t be removed from the ocean. After the dive, you’ll conduct a survey by recording and reporting your Dive Against Debris data.

  • Prerequisites: PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver, PADI Freedivertm or PADI Advanced Mermaidtm (or qualifying certification)
  • Total time commitment: 1 day 
  • Minimum age: 10

 

 

 


More Information

PADI AWARE Dive Against Debris Specialist Course Prerequisites

PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver, PADI Freediver, or PADI Advanced Mermaid (or qualifying certification) and must be a minimum age of 10.

Course Medical Requirements

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.?

If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).

The Scuba Gear You Will Use During Your Course

We will provide all your core scuba diving equipment during your course including:

  • Buoyancy Device
  • Regulator
  • Scuba Cylinder
  • Weight System & Weights
  • Scuba Diving Computer
  • Scuba Diving Fins

During your course, we will include rental of all of the above core dive gear items only. You will be required to collect your core dive gear prior to the open water training dives from us

What's Included
  • Course Tuition    
  • PADI eLearning
  • Basic Equipment Hire
  • PADI eCertification Card 
Additional Costs
  • Boat Fees (If required)
  • Transportation for you and your equipment
  • Subsequent air fills on open water dives payable directly to site
After This Course

The first dive of the PADI Dive Against Debris Specialty course may count toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification - contact us today for finds out more about earning credit.

Your PADI Dive Against Debris certification gets you one step closer to becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver™. Only two percent of divers ever achieve this elite rating.

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