ADAS SSBA to 30 M
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The ADAS SSBA to 30M Part 2 Certificate is the next step in becoming a commercial diver, and builds upon the fundamentals learned in Part 1. This course is conducted over a 4 week period and introduces the use of Surface Supplied Breathing Apparatus (SSBA) as the basis for underwater construction activities and a wide variety of construction tools are introduced including 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.
Successful completion of this course results in the following Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification: Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Operations (Surface-supplied diving to 30m). National Qualification Code 10133NAT awarded by ADAS, RTO number 88104
More information regarding unit standard, course competencies & prerequisites can be found on the ADAS website: Click Here
Completing this course will help you:
Who is the course for?
The ADAS part two courses is for the diver who wants to work in Aquaculture or onshore Civil work that does not require and ADAS part three ticket.
The ticket allows divers to work in non-decompression conditions where depths will not exceed 30 metres. This means for noncomplex and shallow onshore dive sites the ticket is a minimum requirement.
Divers with the ADAS part two ticket are able to use a huge range of power tools, including hydraulic and pneumatics as well as welding and Broco thermic cutting underwater.
ADAS part two is also a pre-requisite for our ADAS part three course, which allows divers to earn considerably more money, work offshore and work onshore in more complex roles such as deep damns or salvage.
To enrol in our ADAS part two (Surface Supplied Air to 30 M) course you must first have completed our ADAS part one or ADAS Aquaculture course. Your ADAS tickets need to be current. For most students going directly from ADAS part one, this is easily met!
To meet the AS/NZS 2299.1 and ADAS requirements anyone who joins a course at CDA, or any other ADAS school is required to have a current first aid, 02 provider and CPR certification.
in general if the card has first aid on it, and the course was about a day long. it is likely this will be accepted. though if you are not sure if your first aid ticket is accepted, you can contact us any time to find out.
Before we can allow anyone to dive, they must hold an occupational dive medical. I am sure you have AS/NZS 2299.1 memorised now, and you guessed right. your medical, needs to be in accordance with this standard.
Because of this, the doctor who assesses you for medical fitness is required to be trained in hyperbaric medicine and certified as an occupational diving doctor.
you can find dive doctors using the SPUMS website below
Units of Competency
- Work safely in hyperbaric operations
- Maintain effective working relationships within dive or hyperbaric operations team
- Calculate with whole numbers and familiar fractions, decimals and percentages for work
- Contribute to health and safety of self and others
- Apply knowledge of anatomy , physiology and diving physics to diving
- Assess diving casualty and assist with treatment of diving conditions
- Utilise and maintain surface-supplied diving equipment
- Undertake pre-dive preparations for a surface-supplied diving operation
- Undertake underwater deployment in a surface-supplied diving operation
- Implement emergency procedures for a surface-supplied diving operation
- Undertake post-dive procedures for a surface-supplied diving operation
- Perform underwater work with powered tools
- Perform underwater work using cutting and welding
- Perform underwater construction work tasks
- dentify basic safety and statutory requirements for underwater explosives work
- Perform underwater tasks for a diving operation
- Ensure health and safety in occupational diving in compliance with legislation
- Work effectively in the occupational diving industry
- Elective: Complete a dive using Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx)
- Elective: Use enriched air nitrox in occupational diving operations