Here at Bolton Area Diver’s we offer two AWARE Courses. In each course learn how Project AWARE unites divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference.
AWARE Coral Reef-
This course helps you appreciate the complexity of coral reef habitats and teaches how you can help conserve these vital systems.
Everyone likes to scuba dive or snorkel in warm, clear water on a vibrant coral reef, yet many people know little about what they’re seeing or the importance of reef ecosystems. The Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course helps you appreciate the complexity of these habitats and teaches you how you can help conserve these vital systems. Anyone who has an interest in the aquatic world can take this course. you learn how coral reefs function and the complex nature of life on a reef. Why coral reefs are so important. Why many coral reefs are in serious trouble. What you can do to prevent further decline.
Uniting scuba divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference. By earning this certification, you’ll learn how you can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive or travel.
The Project AWARE Speciality course is an introduction to Project AWARE as a global movement for ocean protection. It focuses and expands on the 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet. Through interactive discussions, you’ll learn how you can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive or travel.
AWARE Fish ID-
Enjoy dives even more when you can recognise and identify fish families and their characteristics.
“What was that fish?” is a common question heard after a dive. If you want to be the scuba diver with the answers, instead of the one asking the questions, then take the Fish Identification Specialty course.
You’ll enjoy your dives even more when you recognize the creatures that you see and can identify the main fish families and their characteristics. Once you learn to recognise what types of fish you see, you’ll find it easier to reference the exact species after a scuba dive.
What you learn:
A dry ‘no fins’ courses, through classroom workshops, you will either learn you learn how coral reefs function and the complex nature of life on a reef, how to identify characteristics of local fish families and species. Fish survey techniques and strategies and the Project AWARE movement.
What is included:
- PADI professional instructor
- All Course Materials
- Refreshments during classroom based learning.
Each course is £100 and there are no prerequisites or age restrictions and no water sessions are required to earn this non-diving certification.