CMAS

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The Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) is the World Underwater Federation. CMAS is the international umbrella organisation diver training organizations. It was founded in Monaco on January 10, 1959.

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Qualifications and certifications

CMAS has a Star system for grading diver and instructor qualifications and certifications:

Scuba diving certifications

  • 1 Star - Entry level
  • 2 Star - Competent diver
  • 3 Star - Supervisor of a recreational diving group
  • 4 Star - Supervisor of a diving project

Snorkel diving certifications

  • 1 star - Snorkel Diver
  • 2 star - Snorkel Diver
  • 3 star - Snorkel Diver

Instructor certifications

  • 1 Star - Pool work and lecturing
  • 2 Star - Open water instructor
  • 3 Star - Instructor trainer
  • Nitrox instructor
  • Confirmed Nitrox instructor
  • Photo instructor level I
  • Cave diver instructor level II
  • Marine Science instructor level I
  • Apnea instructor
  • Rebreather instructor

Speciality certifications

Apnea

Sports

CMAS organises the following sports:

See also

External links

CMAS homepage (http://www.cmas2000.org)

Pictures

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