The SSBA to 50m (Part 3) certification is a progressive step from ADAS Part 2 and includes the use of surface-supplied breathing apparatus. The qualification significantly increases the diver‘s ability to operate under working situations including the use of wet bells, deck decompression chambers and other work related subjects to meet offshore diving industry requirements.
The objective of Part 3 training is to prepare Part 2 Divers to both safely and competently:
This course meets the standards of:
Note: If you study at an ADAS training establishment outside of Australia you may not be eligible for this Australian Qualifications Framework certificate. The ADAS licence, however, is issued at all ADAS training establishments.
Before applicants commence ADAS SSBA to 50m (Part 3) training, the ATE must ensure that they:
The following units of competency are completed:
Part 3 certification assumes and requires Part 2 certification or approved equivalent. The Part 3 SSBA course can be conducted separate to, or amalgamated with, Part 1 Occupational SCUBA to 30m and/or Part 2 Occupational SSBA to 30m.
The ADAS SSBA to 50m (Part 3) program comprises a minimum of four (4) weeks. That is a minimum of twenty course (20) days are to be programmed to meet the training, assessment and administration requirements of the course. It must be conducted according to the requirements outlined in this document.