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Mask and diving tanks to enter the history

16 Giugno 2013 | By


Living the sea, the nature and the history in safety. In Alghero (Sardinia), the tourist center ArchiMete has just launched, in cooperation with OveringDiving, internal diving center, the new season of courses in several specialties.
In addition to classical Open Water Diver (OWD, 1st level, up to 18 meters) and Advanced Open Water Diver (AOWD, 2nd level, up to 39 meters), the center offers the specialty in underwater archaeology. The idea was born with the specific aim of supporting the tourist and spread the principles of protection of historical, artistic and cultural heritage which are located above and below the sea. In the full knowledge that the area of Alghero and Capo Caccia is a real field of culture, history and archeology.

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The course is divided into four areas: a theoretical part which delves into the history of underwater archeology and archaeological research, one dedicated to the methodology of classification based on the findings, another section on research techniques and detection of underwater contexts. Finally, a study on international law.
(For info: at ArchiMete or Dr. Paolo Spina, underwater archaeologist, +39.349.6030821 – email: – Please, before read our privacy policy).
But to properly enjoy the sea and any other natural element it is necessary to do in full safety.

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That’s why the center has launched the First Aid Cpr (BLS-D) and the Rescue Diver course. The purpose of the former is to prepare rescuers (divers or not) to attend on unconscious subjects or caught by heart attack.
Provided a theoretical part and a practical, with analysis of the scene of action, method of response for each individual event and treating cardiac arrest with cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a dummy. At the end of the course will receive regular patent valid for two years, as required by international regulations.
The Rescue diver course trains in search and recovery of lost at sea, with particular attention to the rescue of divers. Even in this case, the course consists of a theoretical and a practical application with rescue techniques. The patent can be issued from the OWD and can be valid indefinitely.

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