Quick info

Location
Huntly, New Zealand
Next intake
28 Jan 2019 - 19 Apr 2019
Duration
12 weeks full time (Monday-Friday)
Domestic fees
$15,585
Intenational fees
$17,640
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Duration 12 weeks full time (Monday-Friday)
$15,585 (funding available)
Comprises of the ADAS SCUBA and SSBA 30m Programs

Qualifications

Title

New Zealand Certificate in Surface Supplied Breathing Apparatus (SSBA) Construction Diving to 30 metres (Level 4)

Version

1

Qualification type

Certificate

Level

4

Credits

66

Career opportunities

Graduates of this qualification may be employed in positions in the onshore construction diving industry that require underwater construction and infrastructure maintenance work in roles such as:

  • lake, dam, irrigation systems and inland waterway development and maintenance.
  • development and maintenance of sewage and water systems.
  • water supply systems development and maintenance.
  • aquaculture and fish farming net and infrastructure work
  • wharf, harbour and port infrastructure development and maintenance.
  • hull de-fouling and in water ship maintenance
  • coastal pipeline and cable laying development and maintenance.

Graduates who gain the appropriate Certificate of Competency will be able to work as onshore construction divers to depths of up to 30 metres

Prerequisites

AS/NZ 2299.1 Occupational Diving Medical 

Fees

Domestic Fees- New Zealand and Australian citizens or permanent residency visa holders -$15,585

International Fees- $17,640

Government funding

This course has been approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for Student Loan and Allowance eligibility. New Zealand Residents and Citizens are able to access these loans to cover the full cost of the course. Eligibility for a student allowance depends on personal circumstances. Please contact us for further information or apply online.

Start dates

# Start date End date
1 1 October 2018 21 December 2018
2 28 January 2019 19 April 2019
3 25 March 2019 14 June 2019
4 27 May 2019 16 August 2019
5 29 July 2019 18 October 2019
6 23 September 2019 13 December 2019