PADI Turtle Educated Diver Course!
GET STARTED WITH THE MOST POPULAR SPECIALTY DIVE CERTIFICATION IN THE WORLD, PADI SEA TURTLE AWARENESS!
PADI Turtle Educated Diver Course Description
Coconut Tree Divers – Roatan Dive Shop
WHY PADI AWARE TURTLE EDUCATED DIVER DISTINCTIVE SPECIALTY COURSE?
Our very own instructor Ted created this PADI specialty course. He has written this course to promote awareness and share his passion with fellow divers. He is the only one that can teach this course!
The goals of Turtle Educated Diver course are to introduce common sea turtle species found in our tropical waters. It’s aim is to familiarize you with the role of Project AWARE in preserving the aquatic environment. We will also provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to identify turtles and record sightings. This course is designed to highlight importance of turtles to marine biodiversity. You’ll learn what can be done do to reduce the loss of sea turtles worldwide.
WHAT DO I NEED TO START?
Enthusiasm! This course is for everyone of all ages. The course may be taught as a dive certification course or a non-dive education program.
WHAT WILL I DO?
During the Turtle Awareness course you will learn the role of Project AWARE in preserving the aquatic environment. You will learn to assess sites for possible sea turtle sighting areas, observe habitat for hazards and responsibly clean up rubbish where encountered. You’ll learn where sea turtles are located and identify them. Once located, you’ll be checking for tags, recording the tags number, monitoring behaviors/injuries, or any other significant information. You’ll also record any sightings on a slate, including diagrams and descriptions of any unfamiliar sea turtle species.
WHAT DO I EARN AT THE END?
By the end of this course you should be more knowledgeable, more inspired and passionate about our oceans turtles. We want you to be active with identifying, reporting and helping to protect the sea turtles. You will learn the ways to become involved in sea turtle conservation by using the materials available in this course.