Seasearch: Observer Training Course ONLINE

9th & 10th May 2020

Are you interested in learning more about what you see when diving, and how you can help conserve our beautiful underwater environment?

Join Nat, our local Seasearch Coordinator online for the theory portion of the course!

Seasearch trains divers on how to identify and record species and habitats underwater, and then utilises that data to inform conservation requirements throughout the UK.

This is a two-day course aimed at giving divers & snorkellers new to the project and new to marine recording a basic grounding. At the end of the course you should be able to complete the Seasearch Observation Form and take part in Seasearch dives/snorkels either on your own, with The Fifth Point or on dives organised by Seasearch partners.

During the course you'll...

  • Learn about Seasearch - its aims, history and achievements
  • Gain a basic introduction to the variety of marine life in British and Irish waters
  • Be able to recognise and classify marine habitats
  • Understand position fixing
  • Learn how to fill in the Observation Form

Once lockdown is over, we'll be venturing back in the ocean to practise our new skills and fill in our first two Seasearch observation forms.

£40 online course

Saturday 9th May 10am - 1pm

Sunday 10th May 10am - 1pm

 

SeaSearch materials will be posted to you before the course. Dives to be arranged when lock down is over.

 

Simply email your postal address to Nic who will then pass on details of how to make a bank transfer directly to Sea Search.

Need insurance for this course?