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Important Information

Before commencing your application please read the following instructions then start the application at the bottom of the page:
  • View the ADAS Conditions of Certification page
  • View the ADAS Certification Fees
  • Have electronic copies of your passport or suitable alternative and a passport style photo
  • Have electronic copies of your relevant documentation (see opposite)
  • Have your preferred payment option ready (credit card, PayPal, cheque, EFT transfer).

Who Can Use This Form?

This form is only available to people who hold an ADAS Offshore Supervisor certification, or are in the process of applying for one, and wish to also gain an ADAS Onshore Supervisor certification.

NOTE: The form will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. The form can NOT be saved so please allow sufficient time and ensure that you have all your files to complete the process.

Application Details

Personal Identification

Provide a high quality electronic copy of the photo and identity page of your PassportIf you do not possess a passport, provide one of the following forms of photo ID: Driver’s Licence or National Identification Card.

Passport Style Photograph

Provide a high quality electronic copy of current COLOUR passport style photograph that has been taken in the last twelve (12) monthsEnsure your picture is sharp and in focus and has been taken against a light, neutral background. Please avoid a heavy or dark background colour.

First Aid Certifications

You must provide the following First Aid certifications:

  • General First Aid – issued in the last three years
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – issued or demonstrated in the last 12 months
  • Oxygen Administration – issued or demonstrated in the last 12 months

See the First Aid page for more information.


As part of the application process, candidates are required to successfully complete the ADAS Onshore Supervisor online examination in formal exam conditions. Details about this exam will be provided once the application form is received and approved by ADAS.

You can prepare for this exam by completing the supervisor specific ADAS online revision modules.  See the ADAS Online Sites page for more details about these modules.

Qualification Details

National Certification

Provide a high quality electronic copy of the front and back of your valid ONSHORE SUPERVISOR National Certification. ADAS will contact the issuer of your national certification for verification and validation, please ensure that your national certification is valid and meets all requirements of the issuing country.

Logbook Evidence

NOTE: You may need to compress your dive log files to upload them to this form.  The maximum file size for each field is 50MB. 

Provide electronic copies of supervisor logbook showing evidence that you have undertaken a minimum of 20 occupational diving supervisions within the previous 24 months.  The logs must show a company stamp and supervisor signature.

If you do not hold logbook evidence of your recent commercial onshore supervisor experience, please contact ADAS for further advice.

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