White Tip Sharks and Rays
Sharks are crucial to marine ecosystems, yet sharks are in a global decline. Learn about the value of sharks and what is causing the rapid loss of shark populations. The course may include two scuba dives or may be presented as a non-diving education program.
The first dive of this distinctive specialty course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
Join us in the Red Sea and complete this course there or any other trip even UK diving can offer Shark sightings from Basking Sharks to Orcas.
Shark populations are rapidly declining, mainly due to overfishing. Many actions are required to protect sharks including improved fisheries management and trade regulation. An important step towards gaining improved protection for sharks is to raise the public’s awareness of the issues and engage them in shark conservation activities. With this in mind use this course to turn students into advocates for shark conservation. This means to give them the knowledge they need to understand the issues, and the inspiration to take action.
By the end of knowledge development, students will be able to explain
Conservation status of sharks, why they are unique and vulnerable, and the importance of healthy shark populations.
Actions they can take to protect sharks, sharks in your location and how joining a global movement of divers can help protect sharks.
To obtain the full PADI Distinctive certification of AWARE Shark Conservation Diver. If the dives are not completed the participant is awarded with a AWARE Shark Conservation Program Participant Certificate only.
The Shark Conservation Specialty Course counts as one of your five Specialty diver certifications for the Master Scuba Diver certification.
Junior Open Water Diver, 12yrs old
Theory in the UK and dives in the Red Sea or any other trip even UK diving can offer Shark sightings from Basking Sharks to Orcas.