Test and reinforce your safe diving knowledge or upskill supervisor and boating knowledge to gain an NZUA-endorsed certificate valid for two years.
Gaining an NZUA-endorsed Survive the Dive or Recreational Dive Supervisor certificate is a four-step process.
We currently offer two certificate options:
The Survive the Dive certificate is for all divers, including SCUBA, spearfishing and snorkeling. It's purpose is to give you a strong overview of the best practice safety processes that apply to all participants in underwater activities.
The Recreation Dive Activity Supervisor certificate is for people who may be skippering or supporting dive activities as an observer. Regardless of your level of experience, the basics of safe boat and diver management are covered including emergency response.
Good question. The purpose of the quizzes is to train you on the course content in a fun and competitive manner. The quiz consists of 10 randomly generated questions from the complete course material. You can take the quiz as many times as you like, saving your high score with each attempt. Only proceed to the exam when you are confident of an 80% or better pass rate. The exam consists of 20 questions. It is essential you read each questions carefully, answering as per each question's required format.
Absolutely free! Thanks to our awesome sponsors Water Safety NZ, Maritime NZ and Air Purity LTD, at this time we are able to provide the quizzes, the exams and downloadable certificates at no cost. Please tell your friends and family. The purpose of the certificate is to ensure the whole NZ underwater community has access to safe diving information and survives the dive!
An 80% pass rate is required to receive the NZUA-endorsed certificates. It is important you test your knowledge with the quizzes before attempting the final exams. It is also important to read each exam question carefully before answering.
Currently, the certificates are valid for two years. This is consistent with similar safety-related certificates such as first-aid courses. We recommend renewing the certificates every two years to ensure you are across the latest best-practice diver safety procedures.
If you pass the exam, the certificates will be made available via an email to your registered address, from which you can download and print your documents. On-going status of the certificates, your exam scores and expiry dates can be found be logging in to the website.