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Aware Shark Conservation Online

Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Aware Shark Conservation Online

US$ 180.00
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AWARE - Shark Conservation Diver   $180

Start Now - Finish Later!

This Online Course allows divers to start their training now while confined to their homes.  This course will start with a PDF Shark Awareness Study Guide and Webinar.  The Shark Awareness dives will be scheduled at a later date.

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 requires two scuba dives or may be presented as a nondiving education program.

This course is specifically geared towards the Sandtiger shark which we have in abundance in North Carolina. The course materials are available for review and download prior. Please give us a call for info.


  • Identify potential surface hazards to sharks in the dive location
  • Identify potential underwater hazards to sharks
  • Demonstrate appropriate and responsible diving practices and behaviors to minimize negative environmental effects
  • Identify counts, species, and distinguishing features of all species
  • Proper buoyancy and behavior of divers in relationship to animals


  • Must have a minimum of 25 logged dives
  • Must be Nitrox Certified
  • Must be at least 15 years old

Estimated classroom time: 3 hours

Required training dives: 2

Included: Instruction, course materials and certification fees

*Boat dives, air and rental gear not included

Price: $180