ADAS SSBA to 30M (Part 2 Aquaculture)

Course Overview:

To meet legislative requirement of the Australia Seafood Industry, ADAS has introduced this Aquaculture course SSBA to 30M. This Certificate offers training needed for diving operations in the seafood industry, such as; Tuna, Salmon and various other fish farming operations. This ADAS Certificate is a great addition to any commercial divers CV.

This course combines theory from Part 1 and equipment theory from Part 2 and a practical component consisting of an expanded number of relatively short SSBA dives focussed on the limited set of Aquaculture skills.

The ADAS Aquaculture course also meets the requirements of the diving units of competency of theSeafood Industry Training Package SF111 and can therefore be used to meet the legislative need for accredited diver training for the salmon farming industry in Tasmania and South Australia. The course also meets the needs of accredited training for the Queensland Aquaculture industry, in particular the Beche De Mer and Cray fishing sectors in the Torres Strait.

Successful completion of this course results in the partial following Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification: Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Operations (Seafood industry diving) National Qualification Code: 10133NAT awarded by ADAS, RTO number 88104

More information regarding unit standards, course competencies & prerequisites can be found on the ADAS website: Click Here

Student Prerequisites:

  • Students are required to be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Students are required to hold a valid certificate of medical fitness to dive.
  • Students are required to swim competently.
    • Note: This is to be demonstrated by completing a 200m swim using a face mask, fins, and snorkel while equiped in scuba equipment and neutrally buoyant, within a period of 8 minutes. students are also required to tread water for 10mins while fully clothed (i.e wearing long sleeve shirt and pants).
  • Students are required to provide evidence of 10 logged dives, Padi, Naui, SSI etc are all accepted.
  • Students are required to hold a Diver Medic Certificate OR a current First Aid Certificate. CPR and Oxygen resuscitation skills are required to be refreshed within 12 months prior to concluding in the course.
  • Basic Numeracy and Literacy is required. The ability to communicate and understand written and verbal communication. To be able to Add, Subtract, Multiply, Solve simple equations etc.

Job Opportunities:

Similar to Part 1, the Aquaculture SSBA to 30m certificate gives students more opportunities to work in the seafood industries. CDA often receives inquiry for divers interested in aquaculture work. CDA will help in any way it can to aid in the employment process of a graduated student. CDA takes great pride in its 100% Employment rate for 2018.

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