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Ship Husbandry Diving Guidance

Due to a continuing number of diver fatalities relating to ship husbandry (although thankfully none in Australia), IMCA, IOGP, and ADCI have collaborated to produce a guidance document aimed to alleviate this worrying trend. The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)…

ADAS School Wins Excellence Award

Congratulations to the Commercial Dive Academy (CDA) on winning the Excellence in Export category in the 2021 Tasplan Business Excellence awards. In March, Tasmanian based ADAS school, the Commercial Dive Academy (CDA), won the Excellence in Export category in the…

MMA Offshore Recruitment

Australian based offshore contractor, MMA Offshore, is looking for workers – you could be the next new recruit! MMA Offshore specialises in providing high specification vessels and a comprehensive suite of marine services to the offshore energy sector and wider…

ADAS Biggest Morning Tea

Each year the Cancer Council Australia holds a ‘Biggest Morning Tea’ fundraiser to provide support to cancer sufferers and survivors.  This year ADAS is participating in memory of our friend and co-worker Tracy, and invite you to donate to this…

ADAS Photo Competition Closes Soon

Calling all photographers…  Do you have an eye for interesting photos?  Would you love to see your images in an ADAS calendar?  Then we need you! ADAS is looking for a collection of diving related photos that will become the…

New ADAS Board Members

ADAS and the ADAS Board of Directors recently welcomed Cliff Coulson-Bonner and Wendy Chambers to the organisation.  Wendy and Cliff both have extensive experience in the offshore diving industry with both having held project manager positions for offshore contractors. Cliff…

IMCA Continued Professional Development

In April 2020 the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) introduced the Continued Professional Development (CPD) program which allows offshore supervisors to maintain knowledge of industry best practice and to provide competency evidence. The CPD program comprises of a series of…

Safety

In the last half of 2020 the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has issued a number of safety alerts relevant to the commercial diving industry, including the fatality of two military divers in separate incidents. IMCA Safety Flash 25/20 Emergency…

ADAS Course Re-Accreditation

ADAS is currently reviewing its accredited courses and you have an opportunity to have your say. The full suite of ADAS accredited courses are currently being reviewed in order to apply for re-accreditation with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)…

COVID-19 Update

With COVID-19 related restrictions beginning to ease in many parts of the world, some ADAS Accredited Training Establishments (ATEs) are welcoming students back for face-to-face training. The return to a more normalised schedule of training is a timely relief to…

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