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Hamilton, New Zealand
Next intake
2 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019
6 weeks full time (Monday-Friday)
Domestic fees
$9,880 (funding not available)
Intenational fees

The purpose of this training scheme is to provide learners with training and
recognized certification in construction diving to 30m using surface supported
breathing apparatus. ADAS Occupational SSBA is the minimum internationally
recognised certification for employment in onshore construction work in related
industries requiring underwater excavation, building, and civil engineering including
construction, inspection, and survey. It meets requirements for the NZ Certificate of
Competence - Construction Diving that is required for employment.


Program number 121754
ADAS Occupational SSBA Diver
Level 04
Total credits 36
Total learning hours 360


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
* ADAS Part 1 or recognized equivalent 
* 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 Certification, Issued 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 11 March 2019 19 April 2019
2 20 May 2019 28 June 2019
3 2 September 2019 11 October 2019
4 4 November 2019 13 December 2019