In order to participate in scientific diving you must have the following pre-requisites:
- Be an openwater diver with a minimum of five open water dives.
- Possess a nationally recognized SCUBA certification (e.g. PADI).
- Possess a current, nationally recognized First Aid and CPR certification, OFA level 1 or equivalent (e.g. St. John Ambulance).
- Be declared medically fit** to dive by a licensed physician trained in diving medicine, as per WorkSafeBC.
The following documents must also be completed and reviewed by the designated scientific diver as permitted in the current manual/CAUS standard:
- Diver registration form
- Diver waiver form
Please submit your completed forms to the designated scientific diver as permitted in the current manual/CAUS standard, email@example.com.