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SSI Marine Ecology Course

Are you fascinated with the environments and organisms in the ocean?  Do you want to learn more about the incredible ocean environments you're visiting?  With Marine Ecology you will become an underwater naturalist in no time and learn about the exciting science of marine ecology!

*Shark Ecology is a great add on!

*Fish ID is also a great add on!

Course Contect Includes:
  • Seagrass meadows

  • Kelp forests

  • Open Ocean

  • Organisms and animals of each environment and their interactions.

  • You must be at least 10 years old

What do I need to Bring:
  • ​Your completed materials are all you will need for this specialty course.

  • The classroom session will be held at Mermet Springs.

Training Materials:

Upon making a deposit for this program you will receive an email with a link to your online training program.  You must complete all quizzes before you arrive for class.  We will track your progress and print your diploma as proof of completion before you arrive.  There will be a multiple-choice exam at the end of the classroom portion.  You must pass the final exam with a score of 80% or higher.

Training Dives:

This is an Ecology Specialty program.  There are no training dives required for certification.

Class Fees:

Total for the class is $150.00

  • $100 includes your instruction, instructor fees and entry into our facility

  • $50 pays for your digital home study program, certification fees, your digital cerification card, certification card and diploma

  • A eposit of $50 plus purchasing your digital kit will hold your place in the class.

  • NOTE: There will be a $50 rescheduling fee for anyone canceling a class with less than a 7 day notice.

  • All specialty classes should be scheduled at least 7 days in advance.

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