ADAS Scuba To 30 M

The First level of certification as a commercial Diver

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ADAS and IMCA Scuba to 30 M (ADAS Part One)

The Occupational SCUBA to 30m qualification (ADAS and IMCA Part 1) is the first level of certification as a commercial diver. It is intended to establish occupational scuba diving skills as part of the training for construction divers and is the occupational SCUBA qualification for police, marine archaeology, scientific research, media, and engineering inspection diving. It is also a prerequisite before moving on to Part 2 SSBA (Surface supplied Breathing Apparatus) This course is the best place to start if you intend working offshore in the oil and gas industry. When combined with Parts 2, 3 and the Assistant Life Support Technician courses these industry recognised ADAS qualifications give a new Commercial Diver the very best chance of gaining your first job in the offshore industry. CDA divers who complete Part 1 with us get priority and are guaranteed a spot in the next available Part 2 course.


Most frequent questions and answers

The Occupational Scuba to 30m qualification (part 1) is the first level of certification as a commercial diver. This course is a pre requisite for the next level course (part 2)

the ADAS part one course utilises Scuba with bailout cylinders. Divers are equipped with full face masks and communication systems.

The training tools are primarily light hand tools and inspection based equipment.

ADAS part one is the most “intense” of the three ADAS levels from a theory stand point.

Theory includes, Dive related physics and physiology as well as technical drawing, observation skills, emergency training and commercial procedures.

whilst this sounds intense, there is ADAS online study available, which you can study before arriving to the course, we find students that undertake online study before arrival always perform better than those that do not.

The part one course limits the diver to using hand tools or conducting inspections. The diving must not be decompression dives and at all times must have direct access to the surface. 

It is suitable for those looking to work in, photography, media, inspection, and sciences. some occupations include Marine Archaeologists, and inspection engineers (onshore).

The reality is, ADAS part one is usually suitable for people who are not divers but need to dive. If you want your main job to be diving related, then ADAS part two or higher is what you will likely need.

The total cost of part one is $7,000.  

CDA is proud to have student loans available for  ADAS part one, two and three students. if you need assistance funding the course please get in touch with us so we can help you out.

All you have to do is click on enrol today or contact us.

From there we will aid you from start (pre enrolment) to Finish (working your dream job as a diver)

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