Volunteer Diver at the National Marine Aquarium

15th August 2019

The Ocean Conservation Trust runs the National Marine Aquarium, the largest Aquarium in the UK.

Our larger exhibits require maintenance and the fish need feeding. To do this our Biologists must dive into the tank.

We have developed a programme that allows volunteers to experience this unique role.

The volunteer diver’s role is based predominantly in Eddystone Reef exhibit helping us look after the large array of native fish such as conger eels, sharks, rays and lobsters.

What do I need to dive in the NMA?

These dives usually take place on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm but do also occur on other days.

In order to become part of the dive team you will need to be qualified to a minimum level of HSE Part IV or PADI Dive Master, have an in date HSE medical and have a current 1st Aid at Work qualification with oxygen administration.

Please note that **APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED** for this role.

However, if you are interested in taking up a future role then  please complete this Expression of Interest Form and send to nmadiving@oceanconservationtrust.org to be added to our waiting list.

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