Specialty Environmental Diver

Here you will get to know the special features of the flora and fauna under water and their characteristics.

Training content

In the Specialty Environmental Diver you will learn about the flora and fauna of a wide variety of waters and learn about the interplay of life forms as well as optimized diving techniques to protect them.

Theoretical and practical training

  • Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of diving in various underwater environments (fresh and salt water)
  • Overview of the systematics of the main underwater life forms (freshwater and marine)
  • Fact-based information to debunk myths about potentially dangerous life forms (freshwater and marine)
  • Overviews of the interaction and connection of underwater life forms
  • Responsible human interaction with underwater life
  • Diving techniques that help protect life forms on the bottom and minimize disturbance to underwater life


  • Minimum age 12 years old
  • Proof of health status
  • Proof of Open Water Diver or comparable
  • For minors, a declaration of consent from a parent or legal guardian is required