Environmental Awareness Courses for Safari Boat Crew

This course aims to raise the awareness of the safari boat crews on environmental issues and to educate them on the best practices to preserve the marine environment

Environmental Awareness Courses for Safari Boat Crew

In the efforts of developing the human resources in the diving and water sports sector, the CDWS in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiques and the Egyptian Tourism Federation (ETF) have decided to start implementing urgent training courses to raise awareness of 1500 safari boat crews. The safari boat crew’s environmental awareness courses launched in February 2019 in Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada.

This course is designed to raise the necessary awareness of the safari boat crews (Marine, mechanical, Asst. mechanical, chefs … etc.). to follow the best practices to preserve the marine environment, and to educate them with the correct behaviors and the knowledge to organize their work.

 Application requirements: 

  • This course is eligible for the CDWS members only who are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiques.
  • Application for this course is done by the owner, the representative of the owner, or the technical manager in charge only (the boat crew cannot apply for themselves).
  • To apply your staff please fill the attached excel sheet with the needed information
  • One PDF file should be attached along with the excel sheet with all the participant’s national ID’s (who are listed in the excel sheet) (front and back)
  • In case of any amendments in the list of participants who will be attending the course please get in touch with the training department at WhatsApp: 01203888582 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) except for Fridays and Saturdays or via e-mail: [email protected]

The CDWS will review the accuracy of the received data, in case of not providing national IDs that match the list of participants listed in the excel sheet, the staff shall not be registered in the course.

Course Rules and Regulations:

  • Please show up 45 minutes before the start of the session to confirm your registration with your national ID card.
  • Following the instructions of the lecturer is mandatory during the course.
  • Attending the whole session is a must.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed inside the training area.
  • Phones must be on silent or turned off during the course.
  • In case of not adhering to any of the previously mentioned instructions, the participant will not be allowed to complete the course; accordingly, the process to issue their card will be suspended, and will not be able to get hired to work on a safari boat.
  • Attending this course is one of the requirements to issue the license for your safari boat, however, it is not needed to be retaken in case of renewing the license.  

 After course instructions:

  • After the completion of the course, the owner, the representative of the owner, or the technical manager has to contact the CDWS membership department to issue the CDWS ID cards for their crew members with the fees of 150 EGP per each participant. 
  • The annual renewal fee for the CDWS ID cards for the safari boat crew is 150 EGP per member.
  • Attending the course and issuing the CDWS ID card is a must to be able to get hired to work on a safari boat
  • The CDWS, the MOT, and the relevant security authorities shall not allow any boat to sail without confirming that all the crew members have their CDWS ID card.  
  • The boat crew should make sure that the boat they are working on is licensed by the Ministry of Tourism.
  •  In any case of any violations, the violators will be subject to penalties and suspension.

View all the course material, documents, and modules on the rules and regulations page!

For inquiries via WhatsApp: 01203888582 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) except for Fridays and Saturdays or via e-mail: [email protected]