Surface Supplied Diving Operations

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Programme Overview Programme Overview

The BIM Surface Supplied Diver course is the only Surface Supplied Diver course in Ireland and is approved by the HSE UK.

 

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Programme Information Programme Information

Next Programme Dates

1st November – 26th November 2021

 

Who is this Programme for

 

Location

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Castletownbere, Co. Cork.

 

Duration

4 weeks full-time

 

Training Methodology

The course starts with the basics of Surface Supplied diving equipment, dive panels operations, emergency procedures, search and rescue, in-water decompression, surface decompression using O2, decompression chamber preparation and maintenance.

The underwater work section of the course includes the use of cutting and burning equipment, air-lifts, rigging, lifting bags and video camera operation.

 

Certification

QQI Level 6, 15 Credit, Special Purpose Award in Surface Supplied Inshore Diving Operations.

QQI Award is recognised by the UK HSE.

 

Entry Requirements

 

Employment Opportunities

Prepare divers for working inshore as a commercial diver.

Divers with a Surface Supplied qualification can work on all aquaculture works as well as inshore civil engineering projects, construction works, maintenance, rigging and anywhere divers are required.

With experience and training, commercial divers can continue their career within the aquaculture industry.

 

Assessment

Written exam and practical assessment

Skills demonstration 70%

Assignment 20%

Learner record 10%

 

Fees

€5,900

Grant Aid

Funding applications are invited here on the BIM grants portal.
Grant-aid for up to 50% of the course fees and learner support costs are available for adults already working in the seafood sector.


For more Information contact

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Cork)

Castletownbere, Co Cork