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Subsea Training Centre Closure

The New Zealand based ADAS training school, Subsea Training Centre, ceased trading on the 9th of July 2021. The training school, based in Huntly, has closed its doors after many years of providing high quality training in a range of…

Offshore Worker Mental Health Survey

In an effort to understand and develop support for mental health issues affecting offshore workers, especially those affected by COVID-19, a tripartite Mental Health Working Group (MHWG) has worked with two major Australian universities to develop a mental health survey…

MarineJobs Recruitment Website

A new recruitment website, MarineJobs, has recently been launched to provide both job seekers and employers a centralised platform to search for jobs and workers in the maritime industry. MarineJobs is a collaborative effort by Marina Industries Association, Boating Industry…

ADAS Mentoring Program

Are you an experienced female diver or diving supervisor who would like to provide guidance and assistance to ADAS students and new graduates?  Then we need you!  The ADAS Board of Directors has recently approved the development of a mentoring…

ADAS Renewal Requirements

In order to continue holding current ADAS certifications, all ADAS members must apply to renew their certification every five years.  This article gives a reminder of how that can be done and what supporting documentation is needed. While divers and…

WHS Certificate Reminder

The diving WHS Certificate course is now up and running.  Beat the rush and get in now to complete this short online course. In 2019, the AS 4005.2 Standard was removed from publication which means that people who undertake general…

Diver Medical Requirements

A vital safety aspect of occupational diving is that all dive team members hold current occupational dive medicals, which is mandated by AS/NZS 2299.1 Standard.  While it can be a confusing area to navigate, there are ways to ensure that…

Carbon Offset Tree Planting

The ADAS team recently worked together to offset ADAS’ carbon footprint by planting trees for a local Landcare group. In May the ADAS team ditched the office for a morning and headed for a nearby property to pitch in to…

WHS Certificate Now Available

The ADAS WHS Certificate aims to provide skills and knowledge relevant to onshore diving work classified as “general diving” – that is, diving work not deemed “high risk” in nature. Under the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations (Part 4.8 Diving…

Change to ADAS Board

The ADAS Board of Directors welcomes two new members, Adrian Evans and Dr Stuart Cannon.  In March and April, the ADAS Board of Directors approved the appointment of Adrian and Stuart who both have a strong maritime background and can…

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