The course will educate the diving community on the importance of coral reefs and the problems affecting them; train and certify divers, tourists and the local fisherman in coral gardening methodologies with the goal of developing sustainable, community-based eco-tourism businesses while promoting reef conservation; promote education and awareness to support the local population in hopes of coral reef conservation and management.
This course contains knowledge development and 3 open water skill development sessions.
Dive 1: You will review buoyancy control and lift bag use by moving an object from one location to the another.
Dive 2: pre-coral handling, frames set-up and attachment of fragments
Dive 3: Data collecting, measuring, mortality/ survival number and data sheet review
Duration: 2-3 Days
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver