Scientific Diver Training

Recreational diving certification and dive physical
Course mode: 

DIVE PHYSICAL: The cost may be charged to the department, or a student who is not a UW employee. COURSE FEE: The course fee will cover rentals and consumable supplies.

This hands-on 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.

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450/V, 206-543-6452/TTY, 206-685-7264 (FAX), or emailĀ Contact the EH&S Training team for all other accommodation requests.

Intended Audience 

Faculty, staff and students that need to use SCUBA diving for research


Diving Safety Program Contact