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Huntly, New Zealand
Next intake
19 Apr 2021 - 28 May 2021
6 weeks full time (Monday-Friday)
Domestic fees
$10,800 (funding not available)
Intenational fees

The purpose of this training scheme is to establish occupational scuba diving skills
and recognised certification for learners with some recreational diving experience who
seek employment that requires diving competence within police, marine archaeology,
scientific research, media, and engineering inspection diving. ADAS Occupational
Scuba is the minimum qualification required for employment in these areas and
meets requirements for the appropriate NZ Certificate of Competence that is a
requirement for employment in NZ.


Program number 121522
ADAS Occupational Scuba Diver
Level 04
Total credits 13
Total learning hours 130


Minimum 18 years of age at training commencement

A valid certificate of medical fitness to dive issued, after examination, by a doctor
trained and experienced in underwater medicine, to have been issued within 90 days
of training commencement and to be valid until the scheduled completion of training

A recognised certificate of recreational diving competence (PADI Open Water or

Understand written and verbal communication in English, and communicate
effectively in English with other persons; add, subtract, multiply and divide whole
numbers, decimals and vulgar fractions; calculate percentages; transpose and solve
simple formulas, e.g. gas laws (these requirements will be evidenced by successful
completion of the ADAS LLN test)

Current First Aid certificate from an accredited training organisation, 
certified within 3 years of the scheduled training completion and with CPR and oxygen
resuscitation skills that have been refreshed within 12 months of the scheduled
training completion, or to be undertaken concurrently and completed prior to
commencement of practical dive training



Start dates

# Start date End date
1 25 January 2021 5 March 2021
2 19 April 2021 28 May 2021
3 2 August 2021 10 September 2021
4 27 September 2021 5 November 2021