The emphasis of the Restricted Occupational SCUBA to 30m course is to prepare recreationally trained divers to work safely and effectively as members of an integrated occupational dive team in reasonably controlled environments that involve negligible risk from environmental hazards, underwater entrapment or risk of unplanned decompression. Whilst the main emphasis of the course is to dive using half face masks and mouth held regulators, during training, students must use a variety of modern diving equipment including full face masks with effective communications. They must be assessed as competent to complete a variety of relevant light work, sampling and survey tasks.
The course meets the requirements of:
Note: If you study at an ADAS training establishment outside of Australia you may not be eligible for the Australian Qualifications Framework certificate. The ADAS licence, however, is issued at all ADAS training establishments.
Before applicants commence ADAS Part 1 Restricted training, the ATE must ensure that they:
Note: Swimming competence should be demonstrated by the trainee completing a 200m swim on the surface using mask, fins and snorkel while wearing SCUBA equipment and neutrally buoyant within eight minutes, and by the trainee treading water for 10 min while fully clothed (i.e. wearing a long sleeved shirt and long pants)
The following units of competency are completed:
The Restricted SCUBA to 30m course is to have a minimum duration of two (2) weeks. That is, a minimum of twelve (12) days over a sixteen (16) day period are to be programmed to meet the training, assessment and administration requirements of the course.