SCUBA Surveyors

We want to make sure you're comfortable with foundational SCUBA skills before you join the Reef Check surveyor course, so course participants must meet the following criteria:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water diver, or equivalent
  • Evidence of 25 logged dives with 2 in the past 6 months
  • Provide your own dive gear
  • Fit to dive

In addition to at home study, and classroom sessions, you'll have the chance to put your skills into practice with four to six dives.

There is a cost to undertake the course, prices will be advised when course dates are set.



Please read our survey diver requirements prior to signing up as a trainee! Our Reef Check surveyors have additional requirements beyond those for the course. This includes: AQF Rescue Diver certification (or above), current gear service records for BCD and regulator and current AS2299 Occupational Dive Medical report. Please see our Dive Requirements page for details. 


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