Technical Manager for diving centers and safari boats

Technical Managers Course for Diving Centres and Safari Boats

Technical Manager for diving centers and safari boats

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 implement a training program that helps to raise awareness, efficiency, and knowledge of the technical managers working in the diving centers and the safari boats. The course is available in both the Red Sea and South Sinai governorates.

Those training programs come as a result of monitoring several irregularities and multiple accidents as a result of the non-compliance with safety guidelines and international standards from some professional managers, mentors, and instructors working in the diving sector. 

Training outlines:

The training contains nine modules: 

  • General information and technical manager duties
  • ISO and local rules
  • Hospitality and professionalism
  • Environmental protection, conservation, and related laws
  • Necessary paperwork
  • Safety and emergency planning
  • Penalty list and common violations
  • ISO audit and certification procedures
  • Incident/accident management and reports

Application requirements: 

  1. The applicant must have a certificate of diving instructor at least the second level issued by an accredited organization in the CDWS
  2. The age of the applicant should not be less than 25 years
  3. Holds at least High School certification
  4. English language proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking (The training and the following test is in English) 
  5. The applicant must hold a CDWS valid card

General training rules and regulations:

  1. The training is for 5 consecutive days (the applicants must commit to attend the entire training program and to adhere to the training schedule if they fail to do so their participation will be canceled). 
  2. The fees for the training program are 2000 EGP (To be paid online, please review the attachment to know the steps for online payment
  3. Passing this training successfully is a must for any technical managers to be able to be appointed to any diving center or safari boat, this applies as well to the new technical managers.
  4. In case the applicant did not pass the course for any reason, they are allowed to re-participate for a second time after paying new course fees (2000 EGP).
  5. If the applicant failed to take the final exam within one week from the last day of the training, their participation in the program will be canceled and they are allowed to re-participate for a second time after paying new course fees (2000 EGP).
  6. If the applicant failed the second training for any reason, they shall not be able to re-join the technical manager training for one year starting from the date of the last session. 
  7. Any current technical manager; is entitled to participate in the course to improve and develop their performance.
  8. If any of the applicants who passed the training successfully committed any violations or penalties afterward, they must re-take the training again after a year of the date of the penalty and pay (2000 EGP) for new training.
  9. Any technical manager or diving instructor with a recorded penalty by the CDWS can apply to the training if they meet the previously mentioned training requirements.  
  10. An online evaluation form will be shared with the participants after finishing the course, which must be filled and submitted to receive the certification. 
  11. To pass the final exam successfully, the participants must achieve a minimum score of 75%, in case their score is between 73% to 74.9% they are allowed to retake the exam within a week. But in case the score is less than 73% they must repeat the entire training program and pay (2000 EGP) for new training.

Training Instructions:

  • The training starts from 8:30 am till 5:30 pm.
  • Attending the full 5 days is a must, in case of absence the participation in the training shall be canceled
  • In case the applicants do not wish to participate in the training program for any reason, they should report to the training department at least 48 hours before the beginning of training so the fees can be refunded or moved over for another date, if they fail to report within this time frame there will be no refund for the training fees. 
  • No mobile phones are allowed during the training, please put it on silent mode and hand it to the lecturer
  • The lecturer has the right to cancel the trainee's participation in the course in case of not complying with the lecturer’s instructions
  • It is not allowed to leave the training for any reason
  • No Smoking allowed inside the training room
  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the training room during the course except for water
  • Adhering and applying the COVID-19 preventive measures.

How to register:

If you are interested in participating in the training, please send the following documents to training@cdws.travel

  1. Copy of the applicable CDWS ID card
  2. Copy of the national identity card or passport
  3. Copy of the academic qualification/ graduation certificate.
  4. The attached registration form after completing the full details, please sign it and send it to training@cdws.travel 
  5. Please note that the places available are offered in order of the received registration requests, first received basis (priority goes to the application requests submitted by the facility owners for the technical managers they wish to appoint)

Please note that applications shall not be considered in case all the previous documents are not complete. 

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

For further inquiries, please reach out via e-mail: training@cdws.travel or via WhatsApp: 01203888582 (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) except Fridays, Saturdays, and public holidays.