Seasearch Observer Course (11/05/2019) Saturday, 11th May 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Seasearch is a project for volunteer divers who have an interest in underwater life, want to learn more, and want to help protect the marine environment around the coasts of the UK. This is a one-day classroom course aimed at giving divers new to the project and marine recording a basic grounding. At the end of the course you should be able to complete the Seasearch Observation form and take part in Seasearch dives either on your own, with your club or on targeted dives organised by Seasearch coordinators.
During the course you'll learn about Seasearch itself (its aims, history and achievements), a basic introduction to the variety of marine life in British and Irish waters, recognising and classifying marine habitats, position fixing, and how to fill in the Observation Form. The day concludes with a 'video dive' and an opportunity to fill in a form without even getting wet!
An actual dive isn’t included in the course itself but optional dives with a tutor have been organised for the following day for participants who wish to get their qualification completed more quickly (qualifying dives are required to complete the qualification).
Woods Mill, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9SD
Requirements: None, but this course is aimed at qualified scuba divers who wish to get involved in the Seasearch project.