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Hamilton, New Zealand
Next intake
31 May 2021 - 9 Jul 2021
6 weeks full time (Monday-Friday)
Domestic fees
$10,900 (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

ADAS Part 1 SCUBA 30m or recognized equivalent 

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

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 8 March 2021 16 April 2021
2 31 May 2021 9 July 2021
3 13 September 2021 22 October 2021
4 8 November 2021 17 December 2021