Scientific Diver Training

Recreational diving certification and dive physical
Course mode: 

This course trains researchers with recreational diver certification for scientific diving following the standards of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences. This training includes modules in diving first aid, CPR, oxygen administration, diver rescue, Blue Water diving and NITROX training.

To inquire about this training, please email our Diving Safety Officers.

Accommodations and language services 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them. 

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at 

  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services. 

  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at  

Intended Audience 

Required for personnel who use SCUBA diving for research.


Diving and Boating Safety Program Contact

(206) 543-7262