GUE Instructor resumé

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Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
Recreational Diver 1 - Nitrox
Recreational Diver 2 - Triox
Recreational Diver 3 - Trimix
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver
Triox Primer
Rescue Primer
Navigation Primer
DPV Diver 1
Gas Blender
BLS-D & Oxygen First Aid

Benjamin Ott

Aachen, Germany
Limburg, Netherlands

+49 171 2070053


  • Researcher at the Institute of Biology II, RWTH Aachen University
  • Scuba Diving Instructor
  • Kettlebell Instructor


  • PhD (Dr. rer. nat) in Biology

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Rec1, Rec2, Rec3, DPV, all Primers and Fundamentals Instructor
  • VDST/CMAS TL** + Nitrox Instructor
  • GUE Cave 2
  • GUE Tech 1

Diving Experience

  • Diving since 1998
  • 3000+ dives (mainly cold water)
  • 800+ mixed gas dives
  • 100+ Cave Dives

Community Involvement

  • Project Manager of Project Baseline Rhein-Maas
  • Project Scientist Phreatic Project
  • Project Scientist Scapa 100
  • involved in different Project Baselines in Germany and Project Baseline Sardinia

Special interests

  • Conservation of underwater environments
  • Marine biology and limnology
  • Hyperbaric Physiology
  • Functional Strength Training


  • The Principles of Evolution: What Project Baseline Initiatives Can Learn from Darwin, Quest Vol. 18 No. 1


  • German
  • English
  • French (basic, no teaching!)
  • Italian (basic, no teaching!)
  • Swedish (basic, no teaching!)

Additional Info

I'm happy to travel for classes. For individual classes get in touch!