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What is it?

The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems. You can make a difference. Learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It’s informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference.

Who can take part?

The Project Aware Speciality can be completed by anyone with an interest in the underwater world. It is open to divers and non divers alike and there is not minimum age requirement.

What does the course involve?

Project AWARE Foundation is the scuba diving industry’s leading nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to conserving the aquatic environment through education, advocacy and action. Besides completing the Project AWARE Speciality course, you can become a partner in the efforts to preserve the underwater environment.

You will learn about

  • The ocean commons and coastal zone issues
  • Fisheries challenges and sustainability
  • Coral environment overview and inhabitants
  • The role of the scuba diver in protecting aquatic environments

How long will it take?

The course is classroom based and can be completed in a single half day / evening session. Prior to the course you will need to read the “Aware – Our World, Our Water” manual which can be downloaded from the Project AWARE website.

How do I book a course?

We have courses running regularly throughout the year. See the course calendar for our next course dates or call us at the shop. To book your place on the next course you can either call in the shop to pay your course fees, download the course booking form and send it to us with your payment or simply ring us quoting your credit card number.

Course Prices

Course Cost
Project Aware Speciality £60
AWARE - Our World, Our Water manual: Free Download from Project Aware Website free
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