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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, non destructive testing 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 11006NAT awarded by ADAS, RTO number 88104

The ADAS Part two SSBA to 30M certificate is equivalent to the HSE Part 3 (UK) certificate and has a 20 course day duration.

The emphasis of the training is on preparing occupational divers to work safely and effectively as members of a commercial diving team in order to successfully achieve a variety of onshore construction work. The course includes 24 dives on SSBA.

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

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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.

Student Pre-Requisites

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.

Click here to learn more about Diver First Aid and O2 training

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

You can learn more about Occupational Diving Medicals here.

Units of Competency

  • BSBWHS211 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • NAT11006001 Work safely in hyperbaric operations
  • NAT11006002 Maintain effective working relationships within dive or hyperbaric operations team
  • NAT11006003 Apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology and diving physics to diving
  • NAT11006004 Assess diving casualty and assist with first aid and treatment of diving illnesses and injuries
  • NAT11006011 Utilise and maintain surface-supplied diving equipment
  • NAT11006012 Undertake pre-dive preparations for a surface-supplied diving operation
  • NAT11006013 Undertake underwater deployment in a surface-supplied diving operation
  • NAT11006014 Implement emergency procedures for a surface-supplied diving operation
  • NAT11006015 Undertake post-dive procedures for a surface-supplied diving operation
  • NAT11006016 Perform underwater work with powered tools
  • NAT11006017 Perform underwater work using cutting and welding
  • NAT11006018 Perform underwater construction work tasks
  • NAT11006019 Identify basic safety and statutory requirements for underwater explosives work
  • NAT11006053 Perform underwater tasks using basic tools and visual techniques for a diving operation
  • NAT11006055 Undertake diving work tasks and lifting for a surface-supplied diving operation
  • NAT11006061 Contribute to health and safety in diving operations in compliance with legislation
  • NAT11006062 Work effectively in the occupational diving industry
  • NAT11006065 Apply knowledge of basic physics, anatomy, physiology and psychology to hyperbaric work
  • Elective: NAT11006064 Use and maintain a dry suit for diving
  • Elective: NAT11006058 Use enriched air nitrox in occupational diving operations

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