All packages and modules are available to individuals or groups, subject to course numbers. For course start dates and availability click here. Discounts are available for large groups, clubs and field trips contact us for details. Accommodation to suite your need can be arranged, and Diving equipment rental is included, unless otherwise stated. Accommodation is available and can be found on our accommodations page , this is charged at a supplement dependent on individual requirements.
All prices include certifications, learning materials, tanks and weights, and all required national park permits. All students must provide their own mask, snorkel, booties, open foot fins and an underwater timing device. Diving equipment is available for hire. For packages including field trips; a light weight sleeping bag is also recommended.
Course Outlines and Modular Requirements
RED SEA RESEARCH Diving courses are divided into 8 modules; with each module divided into Academic and Practical sessions. Modules can be completed independently or in a package depending on time restraints. All modules can be referred for up to 12 months.
Each candidate’s abilities will be graded by practical observation and a short questionnaire, a score of 75% is require to successfully complete each module. To successfully complete the research diver course, after you have developed all skills necessary for surveying, you will be required to complete your own survey and demonstrate basic knowledge of survey techniques and team work.
Modules 1, 2 and 3
These modules are designed for novice and newly qualified recreational divers, with little experience in the standard of buoyancy control required in research diving, and divers with no or limited rescue or search and recovery training. Students qualified or experienced in these techniques will be asked to complete a short evaluation program to demonstrate their knowledge and skills, then given specialised training in the techniques relevant to research diving if required.