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SDI HERITAGE AWARENESS DIVER Learn More About Shipwrecks

SDI Heritage Awareness Diver

Who this course is for:

Individuals who wish to familiarize themselves with the theory, skills, knowledge, planning, organization,  procedures, hazards, importance, benefits, and enjoyment of diving on submerged cultural resources.

  • Develop the knowledge of the importance of conserving submerged cultural resources
  • Be able to understand and apply the rule; take only pictures, leave only bubbles

Course prerequisites:

  • No minimum age requirement or experience is required for this non-diving course.
  • 12, if taught in conjunction with diving

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Heritage Awareness Diver course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • What is a submerged cultural resource?
  • Why is the protection of a submerged cultural resource important?
  • What are the problems affection submerged cultural resources?
  • What is the impact of disturbing a submerged cultural resource?
  • What is the legal protection for shipwrecks?
  • How can divers help protect and and conserve submerged cultural resources?