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ADAS Occupational SSBA to 30m qualification (Part 2)
This is a progressive step from Occupational SCUBA to 30 metres and introduces the use of surface-supplied breathing apparatus as the basis for underwater construction activities. This significantly increases the diver’s ability to operate under working situations. The course includes the use of welding and cutting equipment, pneumatic and hydraulic tools, salvage equipment, air and water dredging equipment, construction tools and other work-related subjects to meet on shore diving industry requirements.
- Hold either a current ADAS Part 1 qualification or approved equivalent, have qualified at an ADAS Part 1 course in the previous one month or are currently engaged in an integrated Part 1 – 2 or Part 1 – 3 course.
- Hold either a recognised current Diver Medic Technician certificate or a current First Aid certificate from an accredited training organization (i.e. has been certified within 3 years of the conclusion of the proposed training program) and CPR and oxygen resuscitation skills must have been refreshed within the 12 month period prior to the conclusion of the
training program. The student’s First Aid qualifications must meet the competency requirements of AS/NZS 2299.1 Occupational diving operations standard operational practice.
- Are in possession of a valid certificate of medical fitness to dive (see AS/NZS 2299.1) issued, after examination, by a doctor trained and experienced in underwater medicine in accordance with the requirements in AS/NZS 2299.1, and that certification remains valid until the scheduled completion date of the training being undertaken. If the applicant’s health as changed significantly since the medical certificate was issued, the applicant shall seek an appropriate medical review.
- Unless Non-English Language (NEL) speaking course arrangements have been made with ADAS, can understand written and verbal communication in English, and can communicate effectively in English with other persons.
- Is able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, decimals and vulgar fractions; calculate percentages; and transpose and solve simple formulas, eg gas laws.