Project AWARE® Specialist

Who should take this course?

Project AWARE®'s philosophy is to mobilize a global force of scuba divers and water enthusiasts who care about protecting the world's water resources and choose to make a difference - one dive at a time. By earning the Project AWARE® Specialist certification, you'll be aware of the most pressing problems facing vulnerable aquatic environments and know what everyday actions you can take to help protect them.

Anyone who has an interest in the aquatic world should take this course. There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this non-diving specialty.

What will you learn?

Through classroom discussions, you learn:

How can you start learning now?

You'll use the digital manual - AWARE - Our World, Our Water - downloadable for free on, and can start reading now in preparation for meeting with your instructor.

Next Step

Become an environmental champion and: