SEASEARCH OBSERVER COURSE

22 April 2017 - 9:30am - 23 April 2017 - 5:00pm

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Event details

22 April 2017 - 9:30am - 23 April 2017 - 5:00pm

This course for experienced qualified SCUBA divers trains volunteers to record the wildlife and habitats they encounter during their dives. Data collected is vital in our marine conservation and monitoring work and on top of that it is great fun! Course covers species id, and skills needed, and includes two shore dives. 

To book tickets visit

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seasearch-observer-course-tickets-31635229824

Organised by Cornwall Wildlife Trust

There will be classroom sessions and shore dives on both days. You will need to bring your own equipment for these dives. Due to the nature of shore dives twinsets are not recommended.

Please note there are minimum requirements for participation in this event -Diving is a potentially dangerous sport so we have to be careful that our diving volunteers have sufficient training and experience and meet the following requirements, divers must:

•Be aged 18 or over

•Be a trained diver qualified to the level of BSAC Sports diver, PADI Rescue diver or equivalent
•Have recent experience of cold water diving including a minimum of 20 logged dives, 10 of which should be in the UK and 2 of which should be within the last 6 months.
•Have your own dive gear or able to rent dive gear which must be serviceable and within test date
•Have a current diving medical or self-certification declaration
•Have third party liability diving insurance.
•Be fit on the day and fully able to participate

We require all participants to provide us with evidence that you meet the above requirements prior to being accepted on the course. We reserve the right to cancel someones booking if they are not able to meet our requirements.

For more infomation on Seasearch visit www.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk/seasearch

Venue location

Meet at Cornwall Wildlife Trust Offices, Five Acres, Allet,
Truro,Cornwall,
TR4 9DJ

Event information

Book by phone
Tel: (01872) 273939 ext 214
Book by email
seasearch@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk
Date
Saturday 22nd April 2017
Time
9:30am
9.30am to 5.00pm both days
Price / Donation
£60 per person
Audience
Experts
Suitable for 16+ years
Category
Training
Trust
Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Venue location
Meet at Cornwall Wildlife Trust Offices, Five Acres, Allet,
Truro,
Cornwall,
TR4 9DJ
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Wheelchair Access
no
Mobility
no
What to bring
Bring your own dive equipment, and proof of insurance and qualifications, and packed lunch.
Contact details
Tel: (01872) 273939 ext 214
seasearch@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk
Matt Slater
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