3 Weeks - USD $1500
Our Scientific Diver professional-level certification course is an intensive training program designed to meet all the competency standards of the European Scientific Diver qualification. The course is aimed towards anyone interested in working in the environmental consulting industry, for conservation NGO's, or working with marine parks.
Learn Scientific Diving Techniques and Participate in Research Diving Courses taught by Marine Biologist & Dive Instructor Trainer Andrew Taylor.
CMAS Scientific Diver
PADI Research Diver
Reef Check EcoDiver
Project Aware Fish Identification
Project Aware Coral Reef Conservation
This internship takes place at our beach-front dive centre and classroom. Dive sites during the program are within the Nusa Penida Marine Park.
This course complies with the European Scientific Diving Panel (ESDP) Common Practices for Recognition of European Competency Levels for Scientific Diving at Work and the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) Standards for Scientific Diving
Advanced Dive Theory & Competencies
Science of Diving
Dive Planning & Underwater Working Safety
Marine Ecology Lectures
Survey Methods for Marine Environments
Specialized Diver Training
Long-Term Reef Health Monitoring Surveys
Prerequisites: Rescue Diver (or higher) & 30 logged dives
Advanced Scientific Diver Module
1 week - USD $560
CMAS Advanced Scientific Diver
PADI Self-Reliant Diver
PADI Full-Face Mask Diver
PADI Equipment Specialist
“Scientific Diving Foundations” Module
Rescue Diver with 100+ logged dives
Become a confident member of a scientific diving team by becoming certified as a self-reliant diver. In this 6-day add-on you will also learn about different equipment configurations, basic servicing and compressor use. You will become trained on the Kirby Morgan M-48 Supermask which is an industry standard modular full-face mask adapted for use in both SCUBA & surface supplied systems. You will also go through Advanced dive theory and gas mixes for diving.
4 Week PADI Divemaster Add-on
USD $750 + crew pack & PADI fees
As some of the theory and skills overlap between the Scientific Diver program and PADI Divemaster certificate, students who are already Rescue Diver certified and have completed the Scientific Diver training program, can then finish the remaining excercises, theory, and workshops of the PADI Divemaster course in three weeks for this discounted rate (regular price for Blue Corner’s 4 week PADI Divemaster course is USD $900).