This course teaches qualified Reef Check EcoDiver Trainers to be certified Reef Check EcoDiver Course Directors.
Prerequisites: Is a certified Reef Check EcoDiver Trainer, has completed five surveys and has run three EcoDiver training courses. Age of 18 or above. Has a degree in marine biology or equivalent professional work experience.
Materials: Reef Check EcoDiver Trainer Kit
Testing and Certification Written test (90% to pass) to obtain regional certification. Additional training is required to transfer to a new region (e.g. Pacific to Caribbean). Certification qualifies holder to participate in Reef Check surveys in the region and to submit their data to the global database, as well as train EcoDiver Trainers and EcoDivers. Optional certification card is available.