Project AWARE Specialty Course
Why Project AWARE Specialty course?
If you want to learn about the plight of worldwide aquatic ecosystems
and how you can protect them, this Specialty course is for you. This
non-diving Specialty course may also be conducted in conjunction with
other PADI Specialty Diver courses. Also see our community project.
What are the prerequisites?
What will I do?
You'll learn about aquatic ecosystem degradation and the conservation
measures protecting aquatic resources. This includes:The Project AWARE
philosophy, the importance and interdependence of worldwide aquatic
ecosystems, current issues regarding fisheries, coastal zone management
and marine pollution, the status of several critically degraded marine
The Project AWARE Specialty course certification counts as one of
five Specialty certifications required for your PADI Master Scuba Diver
Where can I go from here?
You can apply this Specialty course towards your Master Scuba Diver